He will be Mr Nancy in the series adapted from Neil Gaiman.
While he has just said goodbye to The Good Fight, after the first episode of season 5, Delroy Lindo puts himself in the shoes of a divinity! He will play Mr. Nancy in the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel, Anansi Boys, derived fromAmerican Gods, even if Amazon Prime Video specifies that it is neither a sequel, nor a spin-off to the canceled drama.
In American gods, it was Orlando Jones who played Mr Nancy, before being fired last December, because he was absent from the third and final season.
“Delroy Lindo is a giant of the stage and the screen, and we are so lucky to have him“Gaiman said in a statement.”I can’t wait to see her gravity and her charm unfold for the benefit ofAnansi Boysbecause he plays an unreliable father with hidden depths. “
The official pitch ofAnansi Boys already speaks to us of a “young man who is used to being embarrassed by his father whom he is not at all close to, Mr. Nancy. But when the latter dies, Charlie discovers that his father was Anansi, the rogue god of stories. And he learns that he has a brother named Spider, who is going to enter Charlie’s life, determined to make it more interesting by making it much more dangerous … “