HBO is getting behind Game of Thrones
in a big way, and the company seems to think that fantasy could be the way to go into the future. So the channel is now negotiating a deal for the rights to Neil Gaiman
's novel American Gods
, and the current plan is for Robert Richardson
(yes, the cinematographer) and Neil Gaiman to jointly script the pilot.American Gods
would actually make quite good source material for an HBO series, as it is ...