Starz has released the first clip from the next episode of American Gods which introduces you to Orlando Jones’ character Mr. Nancy/Anansi. Check it out in the player below!
Titled “The Secret of Spoons,” American Gods episode 2 is described as follows: “As Mr. Wednesday beings recruitment for the coming battle, Shadow Moon travels with him to Chicago and agrees to a very high stakes game of checkers with the old Slavic god, Czernobog.”
Adapted from the award-winning novel by Neil Gaiman, American Gods stars Ricky Whittle (The 100, Austenland) as Shadow Moon, Ian McShane (Deadwood, Ray Donovan) as Mr. Wednesday, Emily Browning (Sucker Punch, Legend) as Laura Moon, and Pablo Schreiber (Orange is the New Black) as Mad Sweeney. Other cast members include Yetide Badaki (Aquarius, Masters of Sex) as Bilquis, Bruce Langley (Deadly Waters) as Technical Boy, Crispin Glover (Back to the Future) as Mr. World, and Orlando Jones (Madiba, Sleepy Hollow) as Mr. Nancy.
Additional cast on American Gods include Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall) as Media, Kristin Chenoweth (Pushing Daisies, Wicked) as Easter, Jonathan Tucker (Kingdom) as Low Key Lyesmith, Cloris Leachman (Malcom in The Middle, Raising Hope) as Zorya Vechernyaya, Peter Stormare (Fargo, Prison Break) as Czernobog, Chris Obi (Snow White and the Huntsman, The Counselor) as Anubis, Demore Barnes (12 Monkeys) as Mr. Ibis, Corbin Bernsen (L.A. Law) as Vulcan, and Mousa Kraish (Superbad, Fast & Furious) as The Jinn.
American Gods airs on Starz Sundays at 9pm ET/PT.