American Gods‘ Mr. World has a new look: Danny Trejo (The Flash, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series) will guest-star during Season 3 of the Starz drama as one of the many forms that Crispin Glover’s Mr. World takes on, EW.com reports.
Additionally, Saturday Night Live vet Julia Sweeney will play Ann-Marie Hinzelmann, the unofficial self-appointed mayor of Lakeside. Fun fact: Sweeney’s character is male in the book and proves very important during Shadow’s Lakeside stay.
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Finally, rapper Wale will portray an Orisha named Chango, who has an important link to Shadow’s unexplored past.
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* Showtime has renewed the late-night talk show Desus & Mero for a second season, premiering Monday, Feb. 3.
* Stephen Fry (Bones) and Lenny Henry (Broadchurch) will appear in the Doctor Who season opener, airing in early 2020.
* Colin Donnell (Chicago Med, Arrow) will star alongside Kaitlin Doubleday (Nashville, Empire) in the Hallmark “Winterfest” movie Love on Iceland, Us Weekly reports. Donnell’s real-life wife Patti Murin (Broadway’s Frozen, Chicago Med) also has a supporting role.
* Disney Channel has renewed the father/daughter comedy Sydney to the Max for Season 3, ahead of its 2020-slated Season 2 premiere.
* Zac Efron will star in and executive-produce the Quibi adventure series Killing Zac Efron, in which the actor will venture “deep into the jungles of a remote, dangerous island to carve his own name in expedition history,” our sister site Deadline reports.
* Joan Allen (The Family) will play the sister of Julianne Moore’s character in the upcoming Apple TV+ limited series Lisey’s Story, from exec producers Stephen King and J.J. Abrams, per Deadline.
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