Starz Brings On 3 New Actors For the Cast of American Gods

By Maryann Yin Comment

American Gods Concept Art (GalleyCat)Three more actors have joined the cast for the American Gods TV show. The Wrap reports that Sean Harris will play Mad Sweeney, Yetide Badaki will play Bilquis, and Bruce Langley will play Technical Boy.

Earlier this year, Starz announced three castings: Ian McShane as Mr. WednesdayRicky Whittle as Shadow Moon, and Emily Browning as Laura MoonThe story for this adaptation project will be based on Neil Gaiman’s popular fantasy novel. Shooting is scheduled to begin in April 2016.

Here’s more from Empire Magazine: “Always up for a good rumble, Sweeney is never deprived while in the employment of Mr. Wednesday (McShane). Badaki, who has been seen on shows such as Criminal Minds and Masters Of Sex, plays Bilquis, an ancient goddess of love who craves the worship she inspired in eras long gone, and who is eager to find that same relevance in today’s world. And newcomer Langley is on as Technical Boy, a New God who is a dangerously unpredictable purveyor of all things technological.” (via Deadline)

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