Marilyn Manson is tapping into his rocker roots for a job on Season Three of Starz’s American Gods, our sister website Deadline reviews.
Manson will play Johan Wengren, the bloodthirsty lead singer of the Viking loss of life steel band Blood Loss of life. Wengren and his musical group are a supply of energy for Ian McShane’s Mr. Wednesday in his struggle with the New Gods.
“Bringing his particular power, wit and boundless enthusiasm for all issues Neil Gaiman to the function of Johan, a Norse ‘berserker’ in service to Odin, [Manson’s] efficiency guarantees to be disturbing, unique and uniquely entertaining,” showrunner Stylish Eglee tells Deadline.
Manson may even be seen in The New Pope, HBO’s upcoming follow-up to the 2017 miniseries The Younger Pope.
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* Abigail Cowen (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) has nabbed a lead function in Netflix’s live-action YA sequence Destiny: The Winx Saga, impressed by the Italian animated franchise. The present from Brian Younger (The Vampire Diaries) is “set at a magical boarding college the place 5 associates attempt to navigate their powers, romance and lethal monsters,” per Netflix.
* The Chi has added La La Anthony (Energy), Lil Rel Howery (Rel) and Luke James (Star) as recurring visitor stars for the upcoming third season on Showtime. Plus, author Justin Hillian has been named showrunner, and forged member Birgundi Baker has been promoted to sequence common.
* The Netflix sitcom Household Reunion, starring Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Loretta Devine, has been renewed for a 16-episode second season.
* The lineup for PaleyFest NY (to be held Oct. 4-15) has added “The 20th Anniversary of The West Wing: A Look Again With Aaron Sorkin,” plus panels for The Strolling Useless, Star Trek: Discovery, Robotic Rooster and Dateline NBC. For particulars/tickets, go to PaleyFest.org.
* Netflix has launched a trailer for Big Mouth Season 3, dropping Friday, Oct. 4:
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