AMC’s just unveiled three new photos from the upcoming series Preacher based on the popular comic books. The series of photos feature Dominic Cooper as Jesse Custer, Joseph Gilgun as Cassidy, and Ruth Negga as Tulip. Not pictured in the photos are Preacher cast members W. Earl Brown as Hugo Root, Ian Colletti as Arseface, Lucy Griffiths as Emily, Lucas Neff as J.J. Quinncannon, Jamie Anne Allman as Betsy Schenck, Thomas Barbusca as Chris Schenck, and Jackie Earle Haley as Odin Quincannon.
Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon created the Vertigo comics and Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Sam Catlin executive produce the series. AMC’s first season of the series will consist of 10 one-hour episodes. The first episode from the series will debut at SXSW on March 14, 2016 followed by a panel featuring Goldberg, Rogen, Catlin, Cooper, Negga, and Gilgun. Preacher will likely premiere on AMC sometime in the next few months.
The Preacher Plot: Preacher is the story of Jesse Custer (Cooper), a conflicted Preacher in a small Texas town who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that allows him to develop a highly unconventional power. Jesse, his ex-girlfriend, Tulip (Negga), and an Irish vampire named Cassidy (Gilgun) embark on a journey to, literally, find God.