Starz has announced the premiere date for its new fantasy series American Gods.
The show will debut on April 30 and will run for eight episodes. Starz is also having a world premiere for the show and a Q&A session featuring the cast and crew at SXSW in March.
American Gods is based on the novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman and tells the story of a war brewing between the Old Gods and the New. The Old Gods have mythological roots around the world and find themselves seduced by the New Gods’ technology and money.
Bryan Fuller (Hannibal) and Michael Green (Logan) are the executive producers and showrunners for American Gods, and the series cast includes Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning, Pablo Schreiber, Crispin Glover, Yetide Badaki, Bruce Langley, Orlando Jones, Jonathan Tucker, Jeremy Davies, Gillian Anderson, and Betty Gilpin.