jesse alexander

News Update: Jesse Alexander is the New Showrunner for “American Gods”.

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Neil Gaiman and Jesse Alexander

UPDATE: NEIL GAIMAN HAS SINCE SAID THAT, ASIDE FROM THE HIRING OF JESSE ALEXANDER AS THE NEW SHOWRUNNER, THE MAJORITY OF THE ARTICLE CITED IN THIS BLOG IS FICTIONAL. THIS BLOG IS PRESENTED IN ITS ORIGINAL UNEDITED FORM AS, EVEN WITH THE KNOWLEDGE THAT SOME OF THE INFORMATION MAY NOT BE TRUE, I STILL STAND BY MY CONCERNS.

The Hollywood Reporter is now reporting that Jesse Alexander (Hannibal, Star Trek Discovery) will be taking over showrunning duties from Bryan Fuller and Michael Green for the upcoming second season of American Gods. It’s nice that we finally have a new showrunner for the show, at least. That being said, there are some worrying aspects that have been revealed through this report. For starters, it seems that the departure of Fuller and Green was a lot more contentious than previously believed.  (more…)