This evening we attended the European Premiere of American Gods, the Starz/Amazon TV series based on the novel by Neil Gaiman, held at One Marylebone.
The series stars Bruce Langley, Crispin Glover, Emily Browning, Ian McShane, Kristin Chenoweth, Orlando Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Peter Stormare, Ricky Whittle, and Yetide Badaki.
The show which has been created by Hannibal creator, Bryan Fuller and Michael Green will premiere on April the 30th
He told us,
“It’s astonishing. Bryan Fuller and Michael Green as showrunners have done this remarkable job of taking just the beginning of the novel and they’ve opened it up. It’s so powerful.”
Scott Davis and Colin Hart were on the red carpet for the premiere this evening – here’s how they got on.
Shadow Moon played by Ricky Whittle
Ex-Con and Mr. Wednesday’s Bodyguard and travelling companion who has a hard time dealing with a world of gods and magic.
Mr Wednesday played by Ian McShane
A Crafty and Charismatic con man, full of perverse wisdom, curious magic and grand plans to unite old ghosts in a battle for power against the new gods.
Laura Moon played by Emily Browning
Shadow Moon’s ethereal wife, her journey will consist of an epiphany concerning her relationship which gives her a second chance of getting it right.
Mad Sweeney played by Pablo Schreiber
A leprechaun who is down on his luck and lost his charm.
Technical Boy played by Bruce Langley
A new god, purveyor of all things technology desperate to prove himself and gain respect.
Bilquis played by Yetide Badaki
An Ancient goddess of love who craves the worship she once had eras ago.
Mr Nancy played by Orlando Jones
The Trickster God of West African folklore more commonly known as Anansi.
Easter played by Kristin Chenoweth
The God of Spring.
Czernobog played by Peter Stormare
The God of Evil. A Slavic deity, whose name means black god.
Mr World played by Crispin Glover
Mr World, in Norse mythology, is also known as Loki, Loki sometimes assists the gods and sometimes behaves in a malicious manner towards them.
American Gods TV Series Trailer