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[04/07/22 - 09:00 AM]
Amazon Studios' "Anansi Boys" Casts Whoopi Goldberg as the Menacing Bird Woman
The six-episode series stars Malachi Kirby in the leading roles of brothers Fat Charlie and Spider.

[03/16/22 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 16
Updates include: NBC bumps "The Courtship" to USA Network; Katherine McNamara to lead The CW's "Walker: Independence"; and Alexandra Daddario to topline AMC's "Mayfair Witches."

[12/14/21 - 07:00 AM]
Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn and Grace Saif Join Cast of Amazon Studio's "Anansi Boys"
Based on Neil Gaiman's international best-selling novel of the same name, "Anansi Boys" follows Charlie Nancy, a young man who is used to being embarrassed by his estranged father.

[09/14/21 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 14
Updates include: HBO Max cancels "Generation" after one season; Meagan Holder boards FOX's "Monarch"; and Malachi Kirby to lead Amazon's "Anansi Boys."

[07/28/21 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 28
Updates include: Dylan McDermott to return to NBC's "Law & Order: Organized Crime"; Joe Manganiello cast in AMC's "Moonhaven"; and Epix's "From" fills out principal cast.

[07/21/21 - 06:17 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Series Adaptation of "Anansi Boys"
The six episode limited series, an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's international best-selling novel, will begin shooting in Scotland later this year.







ANANSI BOYS (AMAZON)
Premieres in TBA 2023 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2022/2023 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
limited series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Amazon's press release, July 2021) Amazon Studios today announced that it has ordered a series adaptation of Neil Gaiman's international best-selling novel Anansi Boys. Anansi Boys will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. The six episode limited series will begin shooting in Scotland later this year. Based on Gaiman's novel of the same name, Anansi Boys follows Charlie Nancy, a young man who is used to being embarrassed by his estranged father. But when his father dies, Charlie discovers that his father was Anansi: trickster god of stories. And he learns that he has a brother. Now his brother, Spider, is entering Charlie's life, determined to make it more interesting but making it a lot more dangerous.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn as Rosie Noah
· Ayanna Witter-Johnson as Snake
· CCH Pounder as Mrs. Higgler
· Cecilia Noble as Elephant
· Delroy Lindo as Mr. Nancy / Anansi
· Don Gilet as Monkey
· Emmanuel Ighodaro as Lion
· Fiona Shaw as Maeve Livingstone
· Grace Saif as Daisy Day
· Hakeem Kae-Kazim as Tiger
· Jason Watkins as Graham Coats
· Joy Richardson as Mrs. Bustamonte
· L. Scott Caldwell as Mrs. Dunwiddy
· Lachele Carl as Miss Noles
· Malachi Kirby as Charlie Nancy / Spider
· Whoopi Goldberg as Bird Woman
CREW INFORMATION:
· Douglas Mackinnon as EP
· Hanelle M. Culpepper as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Hilary Bevan Jones as EP
· Neil Gaiman as BOOK/EP
· Paul Frift as PROD
· Richard Fee as EP
· Sir Lenny Henry as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Amazon Studios
· Endor Productions
· Red Production Company