Dane Cook Joins American Gods As Robbie

daneThe Wrap reports Good Luck Chuck star Dane Cook has joined the cast of American Gods as Robbie, a friend of central character Shadow Moon.

In the series, based on the novel by Neil Gaiman, Shadow Moon serves as bodyguard and companion to Mr. Wednesday. Moon learns that his new employer is a god of the old world getting ready for a big fight with the new gods of fame, technology and commerce.

Robbie meanwhile, is married to the best friend of Moon's wife Laura and the two are drawn together as Moon's release from prison nears.

Moon will be played by The 100's Ricky Whittle while Ian McShane takes on the role of Wednesday. Other castmembers include Emily Browning as Laura, Cloris Leachman, Orlando Jones, Gillian Anderson, Peter Stormare, Chris Obi and Mousa Kraish.

American Gods comes to Starz next year, but will presenting a first look during Comic-Con International: San Diego next week.