American Gods TV Series To Draw On The Book We Already Have, And The One Neil Gaiman Has Yet To Write

Producer Gary Goetzman has revealed that, all being well, the HBO version of Neil Gaiman‘s American Gods will run to six seasons of ten to twelve episodes each. On Bleeding Cool’s story about this at the weekend, a couple of Little Bleeders speculated as to how a single novel will fill sixty or seventy hours of TV.

The answer? It won’t.

Gaiman himself tweeted the following:

And for those asking, No, 6 years of AMERICAN GODS on TV doesn’t mean just the 1st book. It means I need to write the 2nd now, for a start.

And a third? A fourth? How many hours of TV is a novel “worth”, anyhow?

It’s also been pointed out, quite rightly, that there’s also scope for expanding some rapidly passing sentences in the first American Gods novel to full, visualised dramatic situations. Whole episodes could spring up between lines.

The show is expected to air in 2013. There’s a long time for some answers to surface.

Tonight’s Flash Has Earth-2 And A Ton Of Easter Eggs

Amandla Stenberg To Paint Cover For Niobe: She Is Life

genderDECa

Gendercrunching December 2015 With Yearcrunching Bonus by Tim Hanley

“Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures” – New Poster For Agent Carter

A Future Look At Dark Horse – Death’s Head, King’s Road, Harrow’s County, Founding Father Funnies…

Enterprise

Hannibal’s Bryan Fuller To Take Center Seat On New Star Trek TV Series

Jughead2015RegCover

Jughead Revealed As Asexual In Latest Issue

Free 150 Page Guide To 100 Women Making Comics

Is Mr. Freeze Gunning For The Penguin In Gotham Stories #2?

10393660_10153081123382943_7477070133104983002_n

Los Angeles Lego and DC Fans, Here’s a Cool Opportunity