After three seasons and several backstage struggles, Starz decided to call off American gods.
The series, based on Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel of the same name, followed the old world gods struggling and struggling to survive in today’s world where the new gods of technology, television, money and the like are gaining power. Leading the series are Ricky Whittle as Shadow Moon and Ian McShane as Mr. Wednesday as the couple traveled across America in search of allies among the ancient gods.
The series ran for three seasons on Starz, with the season three finale airing last week, but although it was officially canceled, the Hollywood Reporter said Starz and producer Fremantle were in talks to wrap up. American gods with a series of events or a potential movie to give him and the fans a proper closing.
“American gods will not be returning for a fourth season. Everyone at Starz is grateful to the dedicated cast and crew, and our partners at Fremantle who brought to life the ever-relevant story of writer and executive producer Neil Gaiman speaking about our country’s cultural climate, â Starz said.
American gods has been the subject of many backstage issues as Starz fired the show’s original showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, even after writing most of the scripts for season two, and hired Jesse Alexander for the season. only two to subsequently fire him as well amid disputes between him and Fremantle. The exit of Fuller and Green resulted in the departure of stars Gillian Anderson and Kristin Chenoweth from the series. Another star will eventually quit the show as Orlando Jones made racial allegations against season three showrunner Charles Eglee, claiming he was fired because of his character’s angry attitude, Mr. Nancy, was “the wrong message for black America”.
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