CBS has kept mum on details of a new Star Trek TV series since the announcement that it would debut on CBS All-Access in 2017, and its first announcement brings mostly good news. First off, Hannibal and American Gods showrunner Bryan Fuller will return to his Star Trek past to topline the new series!
At long last, Starz and Bryan Fuller’s American Gods adaptation finally pulled back the curtain on Shadow Moon last week, ahead of much more casting to come. Adapting Neil Gaiman’s work can be tricky, but now Fuller reveals at least one novel character to play a huge role in Starz’s coming series.
Having already been in development for years, Starz’s upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods had its most challenging task in casting the lead role of Shadow Moon. Now, Bryan Fuller’s take has finally found its lead, bringing in The 100 breakout Ricky Whittle for the iconic role.
It’s been almost a year since we’ve heard anything from the front of Starz’s take on Neil Gaiman novel American Gods, but like the deities themselves, a formal greenlight simply lay in wait. Now, Starz has confirmed that American Gods will officially move forward, as Gaiman and writer Bryan Fuller move onto casting Shadow Moon.
After a quadruple Emmy win for "Pushies Daisies" on Sunday night, show creator Bryan Fuller expressed his gratitude for the academy's recognition of the canceled series -- and his hope that the "forensic fairytale" about a piemaker who can revive the dead would soon find new life elsewhere:
"It's a tremendous honor to see 'Daisies' win in so many categories -- and in the spirit of the show, win posthumously...
"Pushing Daisies" creator Bryan Fuller -- who recently left his gig at the superhero show "Heroes" -- talked with ComicsAlliance about his upcoming comic book adaptation of "Pushing Daisies" at DC Comics, the unanswered questions the comic will address, and why moving the story to DC will make it bigger than ever before...