american gods cast

Two of cable TV’s most fantastical dramas just announced two very different cast additions. Rock star Marilyn Manson has been converted to the American Gods cast, joining the Starz series’ third season as — fittingly — a Viking death metal band lead singer. Meanwhile, Timothy Olyphant is returning to the FX family in a recurring guest star role in Fargo season 4.

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dublin murders trailer

How many chilling crime dramas centering around a series of small-town deaths can you have? Never too many, as the Dublin Murders trailer proves, delivering to us yet another crime drama filled with resolutely creepy imagery and lots of woods. The Starz crime drama follows two detectives as they investigate the mysterious death of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, which may be connected to a series of unexplained child murders. Watch the Dublin Murders trailer below.

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american gods season 3

Starz CEO Jeffrey Hirsch spoke to the Television Critics Association on Friday and announced some new shows and renewals. The Girlfriend Experience is getting a third season. Starz is producing Dangerous Liaisons as a series. Steven Soderbergh is making an unscripted series called Leavenworth . 

During the Q&A, questions about Starz’s American Gods and cancellations of Now Apocalypse and Counterpart also came up, while the creators of Power had a surprise announcement too.

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the rook trailer

One superhero franchise about caches of humans with special abilities may be fizzling out this week, but Starz is introducing a new supernatural spy thriller series that could replace that X-shaped hole in our hearts. The Rook, based on Daniel O’Malley’s novel of the same name, follows an amnesiac woman who slowly discovers that she may have a connection to a mysterous secret service that fends off threats that are a little paranormal. Watch The Rook trailer below.

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now apocalypse streaming

Fans of Gregg Araki‘s surreal stoner comedy Now Apocalypse can now watch the entire first season on streaming now. Starz has released the first season of Now Apocalypse on all of its non-linear platforms, including the Starz app, Starz On-Demand, and StarzPlay in the U.S., U.K., and Canada starting today.

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american gods season 3

The gods have spoken, and they have blessed the troubled fantasy series American Gods with a new season and a new showrunner. Starz has officially picked up American Gods season 3, which will be overseen by The Walking Dead alum Charles “Chic” Eglee.

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apple streaming service networks

Apple is gearing up to be a strong competitor against streaming giants Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. In addition to its slew of forthcoming original titles, the Apple streaming service is currently negotiating with high-profile cable networks HBO, Showtime, and Starz to feature their shows and movies on its platform. With most of Apple’s star-studded originals still early in development, these potential deals would allow the service to draw new subscribers in with the help of established libraries from content partners. Read more about the Apple streaming service networks negotiations below.

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american gods season 2 featurette

The gods walk among us, and they’re about to go to war. Starz has released a new American Gods season 2 featurette that delves into the oncoming war between the Old Gods, led by the enigmatic Wednesday (Ian McShane), and the New Gods, who rule over a people held captive by the media and technology. Caught in the middle is the mere human Shadow (Ricky Whittle), the ex-con who has found himself ensnared in Wednesday’s machinations, and his undead wife Laura (Emily Browning).

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It’s been two years since Starz had a Television Critics Association panel for American Gods. That’s because it took two years to make the second season. In that time, original showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green left. The new showrunner Jesse Alexander left as well and the only producer on the season 2  panel was original author Neil Gaiman. Despite the problems behind-the-scenes, the TCA panel assured fans that everything was all good for the new season.

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Counterpart Canceled

Before the likes of Netflix and Hulu came around, most shows that got canceled were gone forever. But thanks to the popularity of streaming services, we’re now living in an age where the axing of a show doesn’t necessarily mean it’s dead. Another show has been added to the purgatory of cancellation for the time being, but there’s a chance it might be picked up elsewhere.

Counterpart is a sci-fi espionage thriller at Starz starring J.K. Simmons that has been running for two seasons. Sadly, the series has just been canceled, but Media Rights Capital is already shopping it around to other streaming platforms. Read More »