Before jumping into today’s topic and answer all your questions for American Gods Season 3, we have got a question for you. Do you like movies, TV shows and Web series which are filled with supernatural powers? And especially if it’s about gods and beyond? If you haven’t watched American Gods Season 1 and 2 yet, but the answer to the above question is YES, then indeed, this series is a perfect fit for you! And we have got a dedicated section for the first comers which offers the basics about the show. And we have also got covered all other questions one may have for Season 3, like the cast, plot, release date, and more! So let’s jump into the topic now.
American Gods Season 3 Overview
It is an American drama television series that includes fantasy and supernatural powers. Created by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green for the premium cable network Starz. Based on Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel of the same name. The first season, produced by Fremantle and broadcast by Lionsgate Television, aired on April 30, 2017. Fuller and Green were the showrunners for the first season, but Jesse Alexander took over for the second. For the third season, Charles H. Eglee is the showrunner. Gaiman is an executive producer on the film.
After being freed from jail, Shadow Moon encounters a mysterious man named Mr Wednesday and quickly becomes entangled in a large-scale war between the Old Gods and the New Gods, who are growing stronger by the day.
The sitcom was revived for a second season in May 2017, and it premiered on March 10, 2019. Starz renewed this show for a third season.
American Gods Storyline and Theme
As promised, this section is for those who haven’t watched the show yet and want to have an overview first. If you have already covered up to Season 2, you can jump to the next section directly.
Shadow Moon is informed that his wife has died in a car accident only days before his scheduled release from jail. He is freed early to attend the burial. However, his travel home is delayed due to a sequence of incidents. During this time, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday.
Wednesday continually offers Shadow a job, which he declines until Wednesday reveals that the position he was expecting at home is no longer available. So Shadow takes the position of minder (driver/assistant/bodyguard) for Wednesday.
Shadow is transported to a hidden realm where magic exists. The Old Gods fear becoming irrelevant in the face of the New Gods, including Technology and Media. Mr Wednesday seeks to unify the Old Gods to preserve their existence and reclaim the power they have lost in a great strategy to resist this terrible menace. Leaving Shadow struggling to accept this new reality and his position in it.
American Gods Season 3 Cast and Characters
- Ricky Whittle
- Emily Browning
- Yetide Badaki
- Bruce Langley
- Omid Abtahi
- Ashley Reyes
- Ian McShane
- Demore Barnes
- Crispin Glover
We have skipped the long list of cast and characters from Seasons 1 and 2. CLICK HERE to know who starred in previous seasons.
Will There Be a 4th Season of American Gods
Having a total of 10 episodes and less than one hour for each episode, season 3 can be completed in about 9 hours. Shadow Moon goes to Lakeside, Wisconsin, under a new name to avoid the New Gods in the third season.
Having a viewership of 0.21 Million for the first episode and 0.18 for the last one, the show was doing above average undoubtedly and should have been continued. However, the officials have made it clear, and there won’t be Season 4 for American Gods.
If you’re a fan of this show and find yourself in sorrow, we have some exciting achievements to help you feel better! The series was praised for its visual design and performances. It got two Emmy nominations for an Outstanding Main Title Design and Outstanding Special Visual Effects at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. At the 8th Critics’ Choice Television Awards, it got three nominations. Including Best Drama Series, Best Actor in a Drama Series for McShane, and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Gillian Anderson.
American Gods Season 3 Release Date & Where to Watch
Season 3 was released from January 10 to March 21, 2021. It was broadcasted on Starz exclusively.
Season 3 is entirely available to stream on Starz Play Amazon Channel, DIRECTV, Spectrum On Demand, and The Roku Channel for free with commercials. It is also available to download via Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, and Redbox. American Gods is NOT AVAILABLE on Netflix but can be viewed on Amazon Prime.
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