Preacher

Preacher Preacher is a comic book series created by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon, published by Vertigo (an imprint of DC Comics), with painted covers by Glenn Fabry. Preacher tells the story of Jesse Custer, a down-and-out preacher in a small Texas town who is accidentally possessed by the supernatural creature named Genesis in an incident which killed his entire congregation and flattened his church. Garth Ennis, feeling Preacher would translate perfectly as a film, sold the film rights to Electric Entertainment. Rachel Talalay was hired to direct, with Ennis writing the script. Rupert Harvey and Tom Astor were set as producers. By May 1998, Ennis completed three drafts of the script, based largely on the Gone to Texas story arc. The filmmakers found it difficult financing Preacher because investors found the idea religiously controversial. Ennis approached Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier to help finance the film under their View Askew Productions banner. Ennis, Smith and Mosier pitched Preacher to Bob Weinstein at Miramax Films. Weinstein was confused by the characterization of Jesse Custer. Miramax also did not want to share the box office gross with Electric Entertainment, ultimately dropping the pitch. By May 2000, Smith and Mosier were still attached to produce with Talalay directing, but Smith did not know the status of Preacher, feeling it would languish in development hell. By then, Storm Entertainment, a UK-based production company known for their work on independent films, joined the production with Electric Entertainment. In September 2001, the two companies announced Preacher had been greenlighted to commence pre-production, with filming to begin in November and Talaly still directing Ennis' script. The production and start dates were pushed back because of financial issues of the $25 million projected budget. James Marsden was cast in the lead role sometime in 2002. In a March 2004 interview, Marsden said the filmmakers were hoping for filming to start the following August. With the full-length film adaptation eventually abandoned with budgetary concerns, HBO announced in November 2006 that they commissioned Mark Steven Johnson and Howard Deutch to produce a television pilot. Johnson was to write with Deutch directing. Impressed with Johnson's pilot script, HBO had him write the series bible for the first season but by August 2008, new studio executives at HBO decided to abandon the idea, finding it too stylistically dark and religiously controversial. Columbia Pictures then purchased the film rights in October 2008 with Sam Mendes directing. Neal H. Moritz and Jason Netter are producing the film. The previous scripts written by Ennis will not be used.
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THE WALKING DEAD And PREACHER Both Present At Comic-Con 2016 By AMC THE WALKING DEAD And PREACHER Both Present At Comic-Con 2016 By AMC
A psychotic zombie-killing cowboy and a demonic preacher are coming to Comic-Con! AMC is bringing Preacher, Fear The Walking Dead and The Walking Dead to the convention. Get hyped! - Jeremius
PREACHER Officially Renewed By AMC For An Expanded Second Season In 2017 PREACHER Officially Renewed By AMC For An Expanded Second Season In 2017
Though the figures haven't been anything spectacular, AMC's critically acclaimed take on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's bonkers comic series will return with another 13 episodes next year... - RorMachine
New Promo, Sneak Peek, & Photos From PREACHER Season 1 Episode 6: Sundowner New Promo, Sneak Peek, & Photos From PREACHER Season 1 Episode 6: "Sundowner"
Game of Thrones wasn't the only show to feature a lot of bloodshed tonight! Come check out the preview, first sneak peek, and a couple photos from next week's installment of Preacher now! - KingPatel
New Promo & Sneak Peek For PREACHER Season 1 Episode 5: South Will Rise Again New Promo & Sneak Peek For PREACHER Season 1 Episode 5: "South Will Rise Again"
Now, we're getting somewhere. After pulling off his stunt with Quincannon, Jesse finds himself as a newly minted Annville rock star. Check out the preview and first sneak peek for next week's episode now! - KingPatel
PREACHER: Cassidy Makes A Deal With The Devil Angels In This New Clip From Sunday's Episode PREACHER: Cassidy Makes A Deal With The Devil Angels In This New Clip From Sunday's Episode
Is Cassidy really about to sell out his "best mate"? In this new sneak peek from the next episode of Preacher, the vampire attempts to find out a bit more about the otherworldly forces he's dealing with... - RorMachine
New Promo & Sneak Peek For PREACHER Season 1 Episode 4: Monster Swamp New Promo & Sneak Peek For PREACHER Season 1 Episode 4: "Monster Swamp"
After another great installment, next week we see Jesse make Quincannon a bet he can't refuse. Meanwhile, Cassidy will continue to fend off the angels, and Tulip will try to bring justice to Annville. - KingPatel
PREACHER - Two New Exclusive Clips From Episode #3 & Ratings UPDATE PREACHER - Two New Exclusive Clips From Episode #3 & Ratings UPDATE
With Cassidy helping Jesse out with his new powers, Tulip seeking information for a personal vendetta and the two angels on the hunt for Genesis, this sunday's Preacher is gonna be a wild ride and update on the show's ratings - Mickeus
Get Your First Look At The Awesome Title Sequence For AMC's PREACHER Get Your First Look At The Awesome Title Sequence For AMC's PREACHER
The first 2 episode of Preacher opened with a title card, but it looks like the remaining 8 will feature a proper credits sequence, which includes some suitably bonkers imagery from the show. Check it out... - RorMachine
New Promo & Sneak Peek For PREACHER Season 1 Episode 3: The Possibilities New Promo & Sneak Peek For PREACHER Season 1 Episode 3: "The Possibilities"
After some crazy action in tonight's installment, next week, Jesse further explores his newfound abilities with the help of Cassidy and Tulip tries to gain Jesse's support in seeking revenge. - KingPatel