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‘American Gods’ to Host Panel at New York Comic-Con

A first for the popular series

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Fans of “American Gods” will want to keep an eye on New York Comic-Con this year. Members of the cast and Executive Producer Neil Gaiman are attending this year’s big event to share an exclusive first look of Season Two on October 5, 2018.

The Starz Original Series will be hosting a panel from 1:30–2:30PM at the Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center, this marks the first New York Comic-Con panel for the popular series. The show is a one-hour drama adapted from Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name. Following the epic showdown at Easter’s party, Season Two ups the ante with Mr. Wednesday continuing his quest to pitch the case for war to the Old Gods with Shadow, Laura and Mad Sweeney in tow. When things don’t go as planned at the House on the Rock, they all find themselves on a haunting journey through middle America.

The last time we checked in with the series, Dean Winters (“Divorce,” John Wick), Devery Jacobs (“Cardinal,” “The Order”) and Kahyun Kim (“Shameless,” Freaky Friday) were confirmed as Mr. Town, Sam Black Crow and New Media, respectively. They will join the rest of the cast in the sophomore season.

The cast includes Ricky Whittle (“The 100,” “Austenland”) as Shadow Moon, Ian McShane (“Deadwood,” “Ray Donovan”) as Mr. Wednesday, Emily Browning (“Sucker Punch,” “Legend”) as Laura Moon, Pablo Schreiber (“Orange is the New Black,” “The Brink”) as Mad Sweeney, Orlando Jones (“Madiba,” “Sleepy Hallow”) as Mr. Nancy, Yetide Badaki (“Aquarius,” “Masters of Sex”) as Bilquis, Bruce Langley (“Deadly Waters”) as Technical Boy, Crispin Glover (“Back to the Future”) as Mr. World, Cloris Leachman (“Malcom in The Middle,” “Raising Hope”) as Zorya Vechernyaya, Peter Stormare (“Fargo,” “Prison Break”) as Czernobog, Mousa Kraish (“Superbad,” “Fast & Furious”) as The Jinn, Omid Abtahi (“Argo”) as Salim, Chris Obi (“Snow White and the Huntsman,” “The Counselor”) as Anubis, and Demore Barnes (“Waco,” “12 Monkeys”) as Mr. Ibis.

Season two of the eight-episode one-hour scripted drama series returns to Starz in 2019.