Neil Gaiman's beloved novel "American Gods" now has a second chance to be adapted for television thanks to FremantleMedia. Originally the project had been optioned by HBO, but Fremantle acquired the rights after HBO let them lapse.
In an interview with Vulture, HBO president of programming Mike Lombardo explains why the series never came to be. As he says, "Even though we love the book, we love the idea, we love the hope of what it could be, we just couldn't get it right.
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