Kristin Chenoweth Will Play Easter in American Gods

Image Credit: D Dipasupil / Stringer via Getty Images
Image Credit: D Dipasupil / Stringer via Getty Images

“I’m really excited to be reunited with my Bryan Fuller,” said Kristin Chenoweth, walking out to a rapturous applause at the American Gods panel.

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The big announcement made for the Starz series was that Chenoweth, who was in Bryan Fuller’s Pushing Daisies, is joining the American Gods. And what else would she be but a goddess? Chenoweth will play Easter, the Germanic goddess of the dawn in the novel. Here’s the official confirmation, via Twitter:

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Katharine is the former managing editor of io9.

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numberthirteen
numberthirteen

I’m sort of happy with this, but I always pictured Eostre as being really, really, seriously curvy. More like a Christina Hendricks sort of body.

Still, I love Kristin, so bring it on!