Gillian Anderson is David Bowie Now, and Everything is Perfect

You know how American Gods is essentially a perfect show? And how it keeps, somehow, becoming even more perfect? Well, it’s done that again. As any fans of the book or TV show know by now, Media, played by Gillian Anderson, is a New God who can take any form it chooses to. We’ve see it as Lucy Ricardo, and looking decidedly Judy Garland-esque in a promo shot. But Media has taken its best form yet in a new promotional video sent out by STARZ: DAVID BOWIE.

Click through for British-accented goodness.

We here at Tor.com are, ah, slight fans of David Bowie. We hosted a Bowie Week. We believe he helped us find ourselves, and we’re glad he fell to earth. The idea that Dana Scully herself is now inhabiting our favorite idiom is exciting to say the least. So please behold, Gillian Anderson’s Media in all her glam rock glory:

Gillian Anderson as David Bowie

“Gillian Anderson stars as the New God Media in the critically acclaimed series “American Gods.” Media assumes whatever form will deliver her message most effectively and is often personified by iconic celebrities.”

And here’s Media pointing out that Technical Boy (the fabulous Bruce Langley) may have made a slight error in attempting to murder Shadow Moon a few episodes back:

How are you doing this, show? How are you becoming more perfect with each brilliant moment? American Gods is airing on STARZ, Sunday nights at 9:00pm.

 

 

 

 

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