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David Tennant and Michael Sheen to Star in ‘Good Omens’

Fantasy writing dream team Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett‘s co-written 1990 novel Good Omens is being made into a TV show, and they’ve only gone and cast two of our absolute faves in the lead roles. According to Variety, David Tennant will play the fast-living demon Crowley, while Michael Sheen will play fussy angel Aziraphale. As lovers of the book […]

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‘American Gods’ SDCC Panel: Trailer Released, Chenoweth Cast

The Starz drama based on Neil Gaiman‘s bestselling book will premiere in 2017, but fans at San Diego Comic-Con received a taste of the series in the form of a trailer, which you can watch now: In the series, Ricky Whittle (The 100) stars as Shadow Moon, a convict released from prison early upon news […]

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‘Deadwood’ Star Ian McShane Joins Starz’s ‘American Gods’

Another day, another author tweeting casting news! Yesterday it was Stephen King with news of who would be starring in The Dark Tower, and today it’s Neil Gaiman gloating about the latest star to join the hotly anticipated TV adaptation of his novel American Gods. Here’s his response to showrunner Bryan Fuller, who’d just announced Ian […]

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15 Neil Gaiman Quotes to Live By

Author Neil Gaiman turns 55 today (November 10). A good chunk of those years have been dedicated to writing, creating fan favorites like the comic book series The Sandman and novels American Gods and Good Omens, co-written with his late friend Terry Pratchett. Gaiman spent much of his childhood in libraries, writing in The Guardian, “I had the kind of parents […]

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Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’ is Coming to Starz

After a fairly lengthy and fiddly series of negotiations, Deadline reports that the journey from page to camera of Neil Gaiman’s classic fantasy American Gods is finally about to begin in earnest. Starz has signed off on a straight-to-series dramatic adaptation of the book, following in the footsteps of their notable successes in the fantasy […]

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Illustrator Chris Riddell is the U.K.’s New Children’s Laureate

First established in 1999, the Children’s Laureate is a post awarded by the British organization Book Trust to an exceptional children’s author or illustrator for a period of two years, in which they act as the public face of children’s literature in the U.K. It’s not an official title conferred by the Queen in the way that […]

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30 Terry Pratchett Quotes to Guide You Through Life

Because there is nothing better, when faced with a dark spot caused by the sudden absence of a brilliant mind—like that of Sir Terry Pratchett—than basking in the warm glow left by its most shiny of illuminations. And besides, we should have already done it by now. This stuff is GOLD: • The trouble with […]

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RIP Terry Pratchett: the King of Comic Fantasy

The following messages appeared on the official Twitter feed for the British author Sir Terry Pratchett earlier today (March 12), announcing his death at the age of 66, and for fans of his work, it’s as much of an appropriate announcement of a terrible event as one could hope for. It starts with a message […]

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