Neil Gaiman Talks ‘American Gods’ And ‘Anansi Boys’ TV Series

FROM MOVIES BLOG: Back in April, we got word that Neil Gaiman’s award-winning novel “American Gods” was being developed as an HBO television series by Tom Hanks’ production studio Playtone — the same production house that developed “Band of Brothers” for the network.

This week marked the ten-year anniversary of “American Gods” hitting shelves, so when Gaiman dropped by the newsroom to talk about the new, “author’s preferred text” edition of the book, we also managed to get in a few questions about the much-anticipated HBO series.

“From my perspective, I’m worrying about it one episode at a time, one season at a time,” said Gaiman when asked about a recent report that suggested “American Gods” will be a six-season series, with 10-12 hour-long episodes each season and a $35-40 million budget.

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