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Preacher

After being rejected by HBO for being ‘too edgy’ even by their standards, getting turned down for movie adaptation (starring James Marsden) then a movie again (directed by D.J. Caruso) before it was finally picked up by AMC, Preacher, much like its comic-book source material, has a long and winding tale to tell. The development team of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have been picking and prodding at the original work in an effort to turn it into TV material and we’re finally going to get our chance to see it, now that we’ve finally got a definitive release date… 

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The world and characters that Garth Ennis created in his Preacher comic run is so out-there crazy fun, it sounds like an almost impossible task to bring some of these personalities to life. Take for example, Arseface. After a botched attempted suicide, a shotgun blast leaves Arseface’s face disfigured and looking, well… rather like a butt hole. Thanks to a Facebook post by Seth Rogen, we’re able to have our first sneak peek at Ian Colletti as Arseface– and the character translates extremely well! (more…)

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After years in development hell, the new series based on the DC Comics/Vertigo title Preacher seems to be really coming together. Under the auspices of the cable channel AMC and executive producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the casting process for the series has been going full-force the last week, and now another important piece of the acting puzzle’s been filled. When Jesse Custer departs on his trip across America to find God next year, he will have the assistance of one of the most important characters from the Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon graphic novel. Hint: he drinks blood. At least when he’s not drinking alcohol. (more…)