Starz announced today that the show will premiere Sunday, April 30 at 9 PM on Starz.
To refresh your memory, here’s the trailer from last summer: Seeing Ian Mc Shane in the trailer again reinforces the opinion of how right he is for Mr. Well before the charming and eloquent actor (he truly can make the dirtiest of words sound pretty) was even cast in the role, fans of Gaiman’s novel deemed him a good fit for Mr. It looks like he’s captured the allure, sadness, and humor of the character, but we’ll see for sure in two months.
Gaiman rooted the old gods in mythology, while the pesky new gods are based on modern obsessions, such as money, celebrity, technology, and media (Gillian Anderson).Ian Mc Shane was best-known as the lovable antiques dealer Lovejoy until his role as a violent, amoral brute in the hit TV series Deadwood turned him into one of the most talked-about actors in America.John Hiscock meets him Mc Shane, a passionate football fan whose father, Harry Mc Shane, was a star with Blackburn Rovers and then Manchester United, shakes his head in mock horror. "I'll take my water and watch in my hotel room."A quarter of a century ago, when the actor was known almost as much for his drinking and hell-raising antics as he was for his acting, it would have been a different story.It proved so popular that when HBO unexpectedly cancelled a fourth series there were angry protests from fans.As a result, the studio has now agreed to finance two two-hour movies to wrap up the story satisfactorily.