HBO announced that it would partner with the Playtone production company and begin working on adapting a series named American Gods that is based on a popular novel. The series is expeted to run for six seasons and will join their popular TV show Game of Thrones. American Gods is a blend of Americana, fantasy, and various strands of ancient and modern mythology, all centering on a mysterious and taciturn protagonist, Shadow. Gods and mythological creatures exist because people believe in them. Production duties for the new TV show will fall to Playtone, the production company started by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman. The budget for each season will be in the $40 million range and the casting directors for American Gods are now looking for numerous talent to star in the new series. This is a great opportunity for anyone that is looking to break into the acting industry or for anyone that has been a fan of the novel. Don’t miss out your chance and apply now.
The central premise of American Gods is that gods and other mythological figures are real in the modern world, but their power and influence depends on the belief of humans. Obviously, that puts some gods in a tight spot due to modern sensibilities. Deities from the Greco-Roman, Nordic, Hindu, Egyptian, and Judeo-Christian pantheons all make an appearance. American Gods takes readers on a fantastical journey across America and because of the epic proportion of this novel and the excellent writing.
The casting directors are now searching for union and non union talent for several feature roles and extras for American Gods. If you are interested please submit your application along with a photo and a brief resume. Do not miss out this opportunity apply now and as always leave us a comment and let us know if you have read the novel.
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