American Gods has already been renewed for a second season, and Starz sees “no end in sight” for the hit drama from Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, even if it’s rather difficult to bring to life.
Based on Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel, American Gods tells the story of a war between the old gods and the new. The series, which stars Ricky Whittle and Ian McShane, debuted to solid numbers for the pay-cable network back in April. But with a huge cast and a slew of complex story lines, fans may have to wait a while for season 2.
“We are certainly on board for as long as the show makes sense for Starz, and we don’t see any end in sight,” Starz boss Chris Albrecht said at the Television Critics Association’s press tour on Friday. “It’s a difficult show to do, a lot of people to wrangle, so I can’t tell you exactly when the next season is going to be on the air. We’re actively pursuing making sure we get it as soon as possible.”
Betide Badaki, Emily Browning, Bruce Langley, Pablo Schreiber, and Crispin Glover also star in the series, and the show’s first season featured Gillian Anderson, Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Stormare, Cloris Leachman, Mousa Kraish, Omid Abtahi, Orlando Jones, Demore Barnes, Chris Obi, Jonathan Tucker, Corbin Bernsen, and Betty Gilpin. So yeah, that’s a lot to wrangle.
Read our recap of the American Gods finale here.