American Gods creator and co-showrunner Neil Gaiman has seen the first trailer for the Starz adaptation’s second season and promises the new season will be just as wonderfully weird.

Gaiman, who wrote the original 2001 novel which the television series is based off of, praised the upcoming trailer on Twitter yesterday teasing that it would be “Exciting, strange, sexy” as the series’ main character Shadow Moon delves deeper into the strange polytheistic pantheon of American deities, both ancient and modern.

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The adaptation began principal photography on the second season began this past April after running into production delays following the conclusion of its first season. In the interim, original series creators and showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green had left the production with Gaiman and producer Jesse Alexander replacing them.

Gaiman had previously hinted that the upcoming season would be “darker” and “more dangerous” than the first upon its return.

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Returning to Starz in 2019, American Gods is based on the novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman. Gaiman and Jesse Alexander are showrunners with the series starring Ricky Whittle as Shadow Moon, Emily Browning as Laura Moon, Crispin Glover as Mr. World, Bruce Langley as Technical Boy, Yetide Badaki as Bilquis, the Queen of Sheba, Pablo Schreiber as Mad Sweeney, and Ian McShane as Mr. Wednesday. The show’s second season introduces Kahyun Kim as New Media, Dean Winters as Mr. Town, and Devery Jacobs as Sam Black Crow.