Get your first look at Bilquis from AMERICAN GODS

Bilquis is the goddess of love and she’s looking for more people to worship her like they did eons ago, and Comic-Con will be the place for it. 

This first look at Bilquis, played by Yetide Badaki (“Aquarius,” “Masters of Sex”), looks quite fitting for the character. If you’re attending Comic-Con, you’ll get a chance to find out more about American Gods on Friday from 3:15 to 4:15 in Room 6BCF.  Yetide will be there along with fellow cast members Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Pablo Schreiber, and Bruce Langley.  They’ll be joined by executive producers Bryan Fuller and Michael Green. American Gods has been translated into over 30 languages and earned numerous accolades including Hugo, Nebula and Bram Stoker Awards for Best Novel. The plot posits a war brewing between old and new gods: the traditional gods of mythological roots from around the world steadily losing believers to an upstart pantheon of gods reflecting society’s modern love of money, technology, media, celebrity and drugs. Its protagonist, Shadow Moon, is an ex-con who becomes bodyguard and traveling partner to Mr. Wednesday, a conman but in reality one of the older gods, on a cross-country mission to gather his forces in preparation to battle the new deities.

“American Gods” is produced by FremantleMedia North America. Bryan Fuller (“Hannibal,” “Pushing Daisies,” “Heroes”) and Michael Green (“The River,” “Kings,” “Heroes”) are writers and showrunners. David Slade (“Hannibal,” “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”) is directing the pilot and additional episodes. FMNA’s Craig Cegielski and Stefanie Berk are executive producing the series along with Fuller, Green, Slade and Neil Gaiman. Senior Vice Presidents of Original Programming Marta Fernandez and Ken Segna are the Starz executives in charge of “American Gods.”Starz retains all network pay TV and SVOD rights to the project. FremantleMedia is distributing the series worldwide.

Bilquis, the goddess of love

By Molly

Molly is a proud Canadian who is currently attending university in Scotland. She loves to read, write, watch films, and talk about Sarah J. Maas books. If not snuggled up with a book, Molly can usually be found tapping at the dance studio, or writing yet another essay.