American Gods new trailer is bloodsoaked and beautiful

The gods are going to war in the stunning new American Gods trailer

The new trailer for American Gods is here and…and you know what, you should just watch it. Watch it.

Look at it! Look at those incredible visuals! All that blood! All those weird and wonderful things, that incredible cast! More of Mad Sweeney, Easter and Bilquis! More of Mr World, Czernobog and Laura. MORE WEDNESDAY. MORE SHADOW.

Come on. Can we just have it now, please.

You can read the full synopsis for American Gods here:

American Gods been translated into over 30 languages and earned numerous accolades including Hugo, Nebula and Bram Stoker Awards for Best Novel. The plot posits a war brewing between old and new gods: the traditional gods of mythological roots from around the world steadily losing believers to an upstart pantheon of gods reflecting society’s modern love of money, technology, media, celebrity and drugs. Its protagonist, Shadow Moon, is an ex-con who becomes bodyguard and traveling partner to Mr. Wednesday, a conman but in reality one of the older gods, on a cross-country mission to gather his forces in preparation to battle the new deities.

The show stars Ricky Whittle as Shadow Moon, Ian McShane as Mr Wednesday, Emily Browning as Laura Moon, Pablo Schreiber as Mad Sweeney, Yetide Badaki as Bilquis, Bruce Langley as Technical Boy, Jonathan Tucker as Low Key Lyesmith, Crispin Glover as Mr World, Cloris Leachman as Zorya Vechernyaya, Peter Stormare as Czernobog, Chris Obi as Mr Jacquel, Mousa Kraish as the Jinn, Gillian Anderson as Media, Omid Abtahi as Salim, Orlando Jones as Mr Nancy, Demore Barnes as Mr Ibis, Dane Cool as Robbie, Kristin Chenoweth as Easter, Corbin Bernsen as new character Vulcan, Jeremy Davies as Jesus and Beth Grant as Jack. Bryan Fuller and Michael Green are teaming up to act as showrunners.

American Gods premieres on Amazon Prime on 1 May 2017. Get all the latest fantasy news with every issue of SciFiNow.