STUDIOCANAL Takes Home-Entertainment Rights for American Gods


STUDIOCANAL has secured the exclusive physical and digital transactional home-entertainment rights for American Gods.

The new TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s award-winning fantasy novel makes its debut on Starz in the U.S. on April 30. STUDIOCANAL will distribute for home entertainment in the U.K., France and Germany.

American Gods is produced by FremantleMedia North America, and FremantleMedia International is distributing the series worldwide.

Pete Kalhan, the senior VP of home entertainment and archive sales at FremantleMedia, said: “American Gods has already received much praise with incredible reviews rolling in from critics the world over which is testament to the quality of this amazing series. STUDIOCANAL presented such passion for the series and have a fantastic knowledge of the show’s origins. We’re looking forward to partnering with them for American Gods.”

John Rodden, STUDIOCANAL’s general manager of U.K. home entertainment, added, “We’re hugely excited to be releasing American Gods in the U.K., France and Germany. ‎The combination of the unique creative vision of Neil Gaiman with the extraordinary imagination of Bryan Fuller and Michael Green was impossible to resist. We think the series will delight and amaze fans of these visionary artists and become must-see event television for a wide audience of new believers.”