Neil Gaiman Writing American Gods Sequel. Yes Please.

Entertainment Editor
06.15.11 3 Comments

Just a couple days ago we heard HBO’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods would be six seasons with ten to twelve episodes per season and $3 to $4 million allotted to each hour-long episode to pay for awesome special effects.  If you were worried they might not be able to stretch the book into sixty to seventy-two hours of badassery, there’s fantastic news.  Gaiman tweeted:

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.

I’m hoping “for a start” opens up the possibility for a series of books.  Although, as Bleeding Cool points out, there are several small sections of the first book with enough story between the lines to make for entire episodes of a TV series.  Hell, we’re writing a 600 page epic about Gaiman’s last ten @ replies on Twitter.  Wanna read it?  Hey come back.

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