Check Out the Psychedelic Title Sequence for ‘American Gods’
One month until the premiere on Starz!
We’re psyched to kickoff the one month countdown until the premiere of American Gods on Starz by sharing with you the recently released opening credits. As with any Bryan Fuller show (throwback to Hannibal and Pushing Daisies), there’s the expectation that he’s going to mess with your mind, and this latest neon-crazed, trippy teaser assures us that Fuller is in no threat of losing his touch.
The series is based on Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name American Gods, and it follows the protagonist Shadow Moon after he is released from prison just days after his beloved wife dies in a mysterious car crash with his best friend. On the way home, an odd man who calls himself Mr. Wednesday propositions him to work as his bodyguard, driver, and errand boy. Pretty soon Shadow Moon discovers that he’s caught in the cross-hairs of “an epic war for the very soul of America,” and that mythology is far more connected to reality than he had previously believed.
Get crackin’ on the novel if this kind of story piques your interest! It’ll be worth it, if only for the opportunity to triumphantly tweet that it’s so much better than the show (even though we have to admit, it’s shaping up to look pretty dang awesome).
If you want to get even more acquainted with the characters, take a look at the awesome cast posters below!