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New Sci-Fi Coming to Television: American Gods and Redshirts

posted by Nell Minow

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods has taken a step toward becoming a television show. For a long time it was in development at HBO, where it bogged down. But now it is in the hands of FremantleMedia, the producers of “The Tomorrow People.” I’m hoping this time it will make it to air.

And John Scalzi’s Hug0 Award-winning Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas is going into production at FX. This is kind of meta because the novel is about a spaceship that finds itself being taken over by a television show. Here are some of Scalzi’s thoughts about it.  I’m looking forward to it.

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