There‚Äôs already a ton of stuff in Neil Gaiman‚Äôs novel American Gods for showrunner Bryan Fuller‚Äôs TV adaptation to cover, but now we know the series is going to start delving into less-explored areas of the book‚Äôs world of deities‚ÄĒespecially, it seems, the mysterious Mad Sweeney.

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A new report from Nerdist seems to confirm several hints we heard at the show‚Äôs panel at San Diego Comic-Con, mainly about how the show will deliver more of boisterous Leprechaun Sweeney compared to his role in the book‚ÄĒspecifically filling in what happened during the time that Sweeney went off on his own adventures.

The site also speculates this could also include another plan Bryan Fuller and Neil Gaiman teased at Comic-Con‚ÄĒnamely that Sweeney‚Äôs expanded role could also be used to integrate the novels‚Äô ‚ÄúComing to America‚ÄĚ interludes, shining a light on how the various gods in the cast made their way to the U.S. before the events of the book.

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And the wait for American Gods to finally premiere on Starz next year just got a little bit harder.