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American Gods renewed for a third season with a new show runner

Starz and Amazon Prime Video’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods television series has officially been renewed for a third season, following only a week after the season two premiere!

Charles “Chic” Eglee (The Shield, The Walking Dead and Dexter) will be taking over as showrunner and executive producer for the third season of the show. He will follow Bryan Fuller and Michael Green who served as co-showrunners during the first season and Jesse Alexander who took over for the second season.

Here’s the official announcement from the American Gods US twitter account:

And some of the reactions from the cast of the show:

Executive producer and author Neil Gaiman commented about the renewal: “I’m thrilled American Gods has been renewed for a third season, and even more thrilled that I’m getting to work on it with Chic Eglee. Chic is the best partner-in-crime. We’ve been working for weeks now on the shape of the season, and I”m delighted that he gets to carry the American Gods torch on to glory. Thank you to Fremantle, Starz and Amazon for having faith in the series, to Bryan, Michael and Jesse for bringing it this far, to all the cast and crew, and most of all to the viewers. It’s their love of the characters that took us tot his point, and will take us on to the next chapter.”

American Gods continues on Sundays on Starz and Mondays on Amazon Prime Video UK.

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