American Gods Season 3 Cast on What to Pack for a Trip to Lakeside

We're back with an extra edition of Bleeding Cool's "American Gods Season 3 Week," which kicked off Sunday with a new set of preview images and has continued along with a traveler's guide to Lakeside and a powerful, heartfelt message to biracial kids and adults from Ricky Whittle (Shadow Moon). For this round, our focus returns to Lakeside- but this time, we're getting a more personal perspective about "Mike Ainsel's" Wisconsin hideaway. With the series set to return for its third season on Sunday, January 10, the cast of STARZ's live-action series adaptation of author and EP Neil Gaiman's novel are offering viewers some "survival tips" on how to carve out a life in Lakeside- "whether you're here for the winter or here forever."

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(Image: STARZ)

So join Whittle, Emily Browning, Yetide Badaki, Bruce Langley, Demore Barnes, Julia Sweeney, Ashley Reyes, Iwan Rheon, Lela Loren, and Omid Abtahi as they help you gather together your pack- whether it's warm clothes (or special god-like heating that follows you around), Alka Seltzer, a weapon, or a plane for a quick escape:

And here's a look back at the "Welcome to Lakeside" guide- including a special message from self-appointed 'Mayor" Ann-Marie Hinzelmann (Julia Sweeney), a look at the town's history, "The Clunker Raffle," some of the local establishments, and more.

American Gods Season 3 is sharing a guide to Lakeside. (Image: STARZ)
(Image: STARZ)
American Gods Season 3 is sharing a guide to Lakeside. (Image: STARZ)
(Image: STARZ)
American Gods Season 3 is sharing a guide to Lakeside. (Image: STARZ)
(Image: STARZ)
American Gods Season 3 is sharing a guide to Lakeside. (Image: STARZ)
(Image: STARZ)
American Gods Season 3 is sharing a guide to Lakeside. (Image: STARZ)
(Image: STARZ)
American Gods Season 3 Cast on What to Pack for a Trip to Lakeside
(Image: STARZ)
American Gods Season 3 Cast on What to Pack for a Trip to Lakeside
(Image: STARZ)
American Gods Season 3 Cast on What to Pack for a Trip to Lakeside
(Image: STARZ)

And here's your look back at the complete guide to Lakeside from the fine folks at the city council:

Here's a look back at the official trailer for the third season of American Gods, with the series set to return to STARZ on Sunday, January 10, 2021 (maybe earlier?):

"American Gods" is the epic story of an inevitable war building between the Old Gods of mythology and our New Gods of technology. Whittle stars as ex-con Shadow Moon, a man pulled into the service of the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, played by Ian McShane ("Deadwood", John Wick) — only to discover that not only is his charismatic but un-trustable boss actually the Norse All-Father god Odin, he's also…Shadow's father.

In Season Three, Shadow angrily pushes this apparent destiny away and settles in the idyllic snowy town of Lakeside, Wisconsin — to make his own path, guided by the gods of his Black ancestors, the Orishas. But he'll soon discover that this town's still waters run deep, and dark, and bloody, and that you don't get to simply reject being a god. The only choice — and a choice you have to make — is what kind of god you're going to be.

STARZ'S American Gods istars Ricky Whittle (The 100, Austenland) as 'Shadow Moon,' Ian McShane (Deadwood, Ray Donovan) as Mr. Wednesday, Emily Browning (Sucker Punch, The Affair) as Laura Moon, Yetide Badaki (Aquarius, This Is Us) as Bilquis, Bruce Langley (Deadly Waters) as Tech Boy, Omid Abtahi (The Mandalorian, Damien) as Salim, Ashley Reyes (Night Has Settled) as Cordelia, Crispin Glover (Back to the Future) as World, Demore Barnes (12 Monkeys, Waco) as Mr. Ibis, Devery Jacobs (Cardinal, The Order) as Sam Black Crow, and Blythe Danner (Huff, Will & Grace) as Demeter.

American Gods Season 3 2021 (Image: STARZ)
(Image: STARZ)

The series also stars Marilyn Manson (Salem, Sons of Anarchy) as Johan Wengren, Julia Sweeney (Shrill, Saturday Night Live) as Hinzelmann, Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones, InHumans) as Liam Doyle, Danny Trejo (Machete) as World, Peter Stormare (Fargo, Prison Break) as Czernobog, Denis O'Hare (True Blood, Dallas Buyers Club) as Tyr, Lela Loren (Power, Altered Carbon) as Marguerite Olsen, Dominique Jackson (Pose) as World, Wale (American Honey, Godfather of Harlem) as Chango, Herizen Guardiola (The Get Down) as Oshun, and Eric Johnson (The Girlfriend Experience, Vikings) as Chad Mulligan.

American Gods Season 3 2021 (Image: STARZ)
(Image: STARZ)

Produced by Fremantle with Executive Producer Charles H. Eglee serving as Showrunner, alongside Executive Producers Neil Gaiman, Anne Kenney, Damian Kindler, David Paul Francis, Mark Tinker, Ian McShane, Craig Cegielski, and Stefanie Berk, American Gods returns for its third season on Sunday, January 10, 2021, to STARZ.

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.

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