Neil Gaiman Didn’t Want American Gods To Repeat Game Of Thrones’ Mistakes
With the wonderful adaptations of “The Queen’s Gambit,” “Station Eleven,” “Pachinko,” and so on, it’s become clearer than ever that television is the best medium for adapting novels, not film.
This was shown perhaps most clearly through the first season of “American Gods,” which dedicated eight hour-long episodes to the first hundred or so pages of the 500-page book.
Although you’d expect this decision to lead to wide-spread accusations of the show stretching out the book purely for financial reasons, (like the backlash to so many YA series splitting their finale in two), “American Gods” proved to be a story that benefitted from…The post Neil Gaiman Didn’t Want American Gods To Repeat Game Of Thrones’ Mistakes appeared first on /Film.
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