Check out the dramatic trailer for ‘American Gods’ season three

Including an ominous cover of 'My Way'

The official trailer for American Gods season three has just been released – check it out below.

The mythological series is set to return next month on Amazon Prime Video for a third outing, with Ricky Whittle reprising his role as ex-con Shadow Moon.

Whittle will return alongside regular cast members Ian McShane, Crispin Glover, Danny Trejo, Dominique Jackson and more.

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Marilyn Manson will also be joining the cast for season three, playing the role of Johan Wengren, the frontman of a “Viking death metal band” called Blood Death.

Watch the official trailer here:

A press release says that season three will see Shadow “angrily push 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.

It continues: “However, 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.”

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Trejo, who plays Mr. World in American Gods, recently told NME that he has a specific rule when it comes to playing villains on screen.

“If they want me to play the bad guy and the bad guy lives and gets the girl, I won’t do it,” he said. “The bad guy’s got to die or go to prison and I’ll do it.”

American Gods season three is due for release on Amazon Prime Video on January 11, 2021.

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