At long last, Preacher has finally gone before cameras for the live-action adaptation Garth Ennis fans have waited for. As if there were any doubt, writer/producer Seth Rogen has revealed our first look at Captain America star Dominic Cooper in the title role, along with the fan-favorite Arseface.
The cast of AMC and Seth Rogen’s Preacher series is still growing — following the recent confirmation of Dominic Cooper’s casting in the lead role of Jesse Custer, two more names have joined the cast as supporting characters, and judging by their descriptions, at least one of them isn’t long for the world of this series.
AMC’s Preacher adaptation finally nailed down its main anti-hero in casting Marvel alum Dominic Cooper for the title of Jesse Custer, but all good heroes need a villain or two. Enter Deadwood alum W. Earl Brown, playing town sheriff Hugo Root and a major thorn in Jesse’s side, along with Elizabeth Perkins as a mysterious new figure.
AMC’s Preacher adaptation has raised holy hell in casting its supporting players, keeping its main main in the shadows up until now. Following weeks of rumor, Agent Carter and Captain America star Dominic Cooper has officially nabbed the title role as Jesse Custer, getting AMC’s Preacher ready to step into the light.
AMC’s Preacher adaptation made serious headway in casting its unholy trio with the additions of Tulip and Cassidy, but main man Jesse Custer remains in the shadows. Agent Carter alum Dominic Cooper is reportedly close to signing for the role, while Constantine star Lucy Griffiths has also joined the comic adaptation.
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s AMC adaptation of the famed Preacher comic is still keeping its main man in shadow, but another of Jesse Custer’s crew has stepped into the light … to burn. Misfits star Joseph Gilgun has landed the fan-favorite role of Irish vampire Cassidy, leaving one to go in the Preacher cast.
We’re still awaiting news on the man himself, but AMC’s Preacher keeps right on casting its most recognizable characters, this time around giving a face (or at least part of it) to fan-favorite character Eugene Root. Rake star Ian Colletti will don the disfigurement of Preacher’s Arseface, but will AMC’s incarnation prove any lower-key?
Where AMC’s Preacher adaptation had reportedly eyed Howard Stark, er … Dominic Cooper as its titular lead, A Marvel-ous new twist has arisen. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star Ruth Negga has transformed into the first official member of the Preacher cast, playing the role of the iconic Tulip.
As AMC scurries about its latest spinoff attempts, we’re keeping a closer eye on the long-awaited adaptation of Preacher, as shepherded by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Only the pilot order is official, though a new report suggests Agent Carter star Dominic Cooper has become the frontrunner for the title role.
Months have passed since we’d heard anything from ‘Preacher,’ Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg‘s AMC development of the famed Garth Ennis comic as a TV series, but given the network’s success with comic properties, a pilot order was all-but inevitable. Now, AMC has handed down the official ‘Preacher’ production decree, with Rogen and Goldberg set to direct and produce the pilot.