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Amazon’s Good Omens Adds Apocalyptic Cast!

The Amazon/BBC Two co-production Good Omens (based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s global bestseller) has cast its Beelzebub and three of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Anna Maxwell Martin (Philomena) is set to play the ultimate demon; Mireille Enos (The Killing) will portray War; Yusuf Gatewood (The Originals) will play Famine, and Lourdes Faberes (Knightfall) will be Pollution.

“We are hoping that Death will be played by…DEATH,” added Gaiman.

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Dark Horse Adapting Neil Gaiman Holmes-Cthulu Tale A Study In Emerald!

What do you get when you combine Sherlock Holmes and H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulu Mythos?

Neil Gaiman’s award-winning short story A Study in Emerald – which is being adapted as a graphic novel by Rafael Albuquerque (Ei8ht, American Vampire), Rafael Scavone (Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Special #1) and Dave Stewart (Black Hammer, Hellboy) for Dark Horse.

The 80-page hardcover edition of A Study in Emerald will be in stores on June 20, 2018.

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Jon Hamm Gets Angelic for Amazon’s Good Omens!

In the Neil Gaiman/Terry Pratchett novel, the Archangel Gabriel has what amounts to a bit part – but when he started adapting the book for TV, Gaiman decided angels should have a better/bigger role in it and Gabriel, God’s primary messenger, got a lot more lines.

Now Jon Hamm has been cast as the Archangel Gabriel, who is everything Aziraphale is not: tall, good-looking, charismatic and impeccably dressed.

Good Omens is an Amazon Prime Video series that is slated to premiere in 2019 and stars Michael Sheen as the angel Aziraphale and David Tennant as the demon, Crowley.

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Good Omens Begins Production – Neil Gaiman Shares First Look at Crowley and Aziraphale!

Good Omens – Crowley (David Tennant) and Aziraphale (Michael Sheen) (Cropped) – Photo by Neil Gaiman/Courtesy of Amazon.

Neil Gaiman posted a photo of David Tennant and Michael sheen in costume as the demon Crowley and the angel Aziraphale for Amazon Prime Video’s adaptation of Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s brilliant fantasy novel, Good Omens.

The photo was shared on Twitter to announce the beginning of production on the limited series which will launch globally on amazon Prime Video in 2019.

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Adria Arjona Joins the Cast of Amazon’s Good Omens!

Good Omens – Adria Arjona – Photo by Mike Rosenthal/Courtesy of Amazon Prime Video.

Adria Arjona will take on the role of Anathema Device, practical occultist and descendant of the ancient witch Agnes Nutter in Amazon Prime Video’s Good Omens.

Michael Sheen will star as the somewhat fussy angel and rare-book dealer Aziraphale, and David Tennant will play his opposite number, the fast living demon Crowley.

Also joining the cast is Nina Sosanya as Sister Mary Loquacious of the Chattering Order of St Beryl.

Good Omens will launch globally on Prime Video in 2019.

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Dark Horse To Adapt Neil Gaiman’s Only the End of the World Again As Deluxe Hardcover!

Dark Horse will release a deluxe hardcover edition of Neil Gaiman’s Only the End of the World Again on January 24, 2018.

Blending the worlds of H.P. Lovecraft and Roger Zelazny, the book follows a claims adjuster who sets up shop in Innsmouth, Massachusetts only to discover that the world may be ending and that the instrument of destruction is a werewolf . . . which he also happens to be.

Only the End of the World Again is available for pre-order on Amazon, TFAW, and at your local comic shop. Visit DarkHorse.com for more information.

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Mr. Wednesday Produces Second Season for American Gods!

American Gods – the elegantly odd series based on Neil Gaiman’s epic war-of-the-gods novel – has been renewed for a second season.

The series (and the novel) follows ex-con Shadow Moon and the mysterious Mr. Wednesday on a road trip across America to recruit old gods (Czernobog, Biquilz, Anubis) from many mythologies to his side for a war against encroaching modern gods (Media, Technical Boy).

American Gods runs Sundays (9/8C) on Starz.

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There’s a Storm Coming Trailer: American Gods!

Starz’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods – a tale of the war between the Old Gods and the New – has its first trailer.

If anyone doubted that Bryan Fuller (Pushing Daisies, Hannibal) was the man to bring the book to life, this trailer puts paid to that notion – it’s brilliant!

American Gods premieres on April 30th.

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Extended Preview: Dark Horse’s American Gods!

American Gods #1 – Cover art by Glenn Fabry and Adam Brown – Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics

Dark Horse comics has released several pages of the first issue of its much anticipated adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods. We gave it an A.

American Gods #1 – adapted by P. Craig Russell and Scott Hampton – is in stores tomorrow.

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American Gods #1 – Believe Everything!

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is being adapted for television by a team led by Bryan Fuller (Pushing Daisies, Hannibal). It will undoubtedly be one of the stranger shows on TV, but it won’t be on TV for a while.

Fortunately, Dark Horse Comics has enlisted P. Craig Russell and Scott Hampton to adapt the novel for comics and we don’t have to wait – it’s coming out on March 15th.

The epic tale of a man caught in a war between the Old Gods and the New, American Gods follows ex-convict Shadow Moon as he takes a job as bodyguard to the mysterious Mr. Wednesday – a man who seems to almost know more about him than he does himself.

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Shadow Moon Is Rising In Dark Horse’s American Gods!

The First Issue of the Highly Anticipated “American Gods” Comic Books

The war between the Old Gods and the New is coming to comics shops this month as Dark Horse unleashes American Gods #1 – based on the bestselling novel by Neil Gaiman.

The story follows Shadow Moon as he takes on the job of bodyguard to the mysterious Mr. Wednesday.

Dark Horse will adapt American Gods into twenty-seven single issues with three story arcs: Shadows, My Ainsel, and The Moment of the Storm. Issue #1 will be in stores on March 15th.

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