The producers of Broadway’s insanely successful (and oh-so-good) musical Hamilton have decided to turn a YA novel from Neil Gaiman into a TV series—a novel which was optioned by Dreamworks Animation as a movie way back in 2007, and then essentially disappeared.
Comedian Dane Cook has joined Bryan Fuller’s TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel American Gods. He’ll play Robbie Burton, the non-divine best friend of protagonist Shadow Moon, who takes care of Shadow’s wife and job while he’s in prison. I think you can see where this is going.
Neil Gaiman’s love of Norse myth has roots deeper than Yggdrasil, the World Tree, and he’s just announced that his next book will be a non-fiction retelling of those myths—but done in an “almost novelistic” style—inventively titled Norse Mythology.
A few years ago, BBC Radio 4 produced a fantastic adaptation of Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman’s sprawling urban fantasy series (turned novel) about a mysterious world hidden below London. Now the Beeb is returning to London Below for a spinoff based on one of Gaiman’s own short stories set in the same universe.
We’ve been hearing about American Gods’ excellent casting choices for a while now, but now we can see a few of them in action—new images have been released giving us our first look at Mr. Wednesday, Shadow Moon, and a memorable location from the book to boot.
The TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods has added another star to its roster: Gillian Anderson. This isn’t the most shocking news ever, since Anderson previously worked with American Gods executive producer Bryan Fuller on the late, great Hannibal. But it is awesome news, because GILLAN ANDERSON!
Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously is a new documentary that follows the prolific fantasy author (Sandman, Coraline, American Gods) on his final signing tour. The trailer below suggests that it’ll focus on how Gaiman’s work has impacted others, from eager fans to famous faces, including George R.R. Martin and the late…
Neil Gaiman’s latest project was recently announced along with two other brand new Pratchett-based adaptations. When it rains, it pours.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has left the anticipated adaptation of Sandman, citing creative differences between his vision of the film and that of New Line Cinemas.
Fairy tales are everywhere these days. They rival superheroes at the movies and TV, and novelists rush to create their own darker, more relevant versions. But how well do you really know fairy tales? Here are 10 books that will change how you see the fairy tale.
In order to pull off a good Devil-centric story, first you must cast the right Devil. Constantine’s Peter Stormare was an excellent example of this, as were Al Pacino and Elizabeth Hurley. But now it’s Tom Ellis’ turn in Fox’s TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s comic Lucifer. Behold.
Terry Pratchett is dead and the world is a poorer place for it. But before he left the world, he graced it with many, many, many novels, most of them set in the world (and mirror of worlds) of Discworld. And while Discworld is wonderful (it provokes wonder), that's not the only work he has written. Here are five you…
Most people have marveled at the fiction of Kelly Link and Neil Gaiman at some point. But it's often hard to describe what makes both their work so terrifically great. Over in Barnes & Noble's The Speculator, writer Paul Di Filippo really pinpoints why they are both so indispensible.
2015 is already off to a crazy start, as far as science fiction and fantasy books are concerned. And your to-read pile is about to get much bigger. February brings new Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link, Claire North and Joe Abercrombie. Plus tons more. Here are 23 books you can't afford to miss in February!
Even if you're not in the UK, you can listen to the Good Omens radio play online. BBC Radio 4 has the first two episodes of the adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's apocalyptic comedy are available for streaming, and will be for the next four weeks
Unless you've commanded a starship, fought off an alien invasion or survived a global disaster, your life experiences probably aren't too science-fictional. But still, the most powerful stories are often rooted in things that actually happened. Here are 10 tricks for turning your personal true stories into science…
The first ever dramatisation of Good Omens is coming to BBC Radio 4 next month - and the BBC have finally lifted the lid on when you'll be able listen to it, as well as a brief teaser starring the two writers themselves.
Neil Gaiman was recently on the Wits American Public Media podcast where he got to read the "worst of the worst" of their "Bad Gaiman Challenge": paragraphs that tried (badly) to imitate Gaiman's style of prose. You can listen to the whole episode here or listen to a funny skit with Gaiman called "Alternate Realty" …
We all know that this week's episode of Arrow is titled "The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak," and will reveal... well... the secret origin of Felicity Smoak. Turns out the computer whiz used to be a goth girl, but wait until you see her. I'll say this: She looks Endlessly awesome.
Here's something to make your Monday a lot more interesting. Back in 2010, NPR decided to include Ray Bradbury's intense story "The Veldt" in its "Selected Shorts" series. And they chose none other than Stephen Colbert, the comedian and late-night host, to read it. Listen for yourself.