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[04/17/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 17
Updates include: Dominic Cooper, Elizabeth Perkins cast in AMC's "Preacher"; John Ridley to pen Marvel project for ABC; and Sterling K. Brown to play Christopher Darden in FX's "American Crime Story."

[04/09/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 9
Updates include: ABC eyes potential spin-off for "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"; Lucy Griffiths signs onto AMC's "Preacher"; and Reed Diamond boards "Underground" at WGN America.

[03/24/15 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 24
Updates include: NBC halts production on its Monica Potter-led comedy pilot; Joseph Gilgun to play Cassidy in AMC's "Preacher"; and Chloe Sevigny is bound for "American Horror Story: Hotel."

[03/19/15 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 19
Updates include: FOX lands 10-episode drama "Houdini & Doyle"; Bella Thorne to be "Famous in Love" for ABC Family; and James Caan departs "Fantasy Life" at FOX.

[03/18/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 18
Updates include: Ruth Negga cast as Tulip in AMC's "Preacher"; Vanessa Lachey to star in "Not Safe for Work" at NBC; and Page Kennedy cast in CBS's "Rush Hour."

[12/03/14 - 06:03 PM]
AMC Orders Pilot for Famed Comic Book Franchise "Preacher"
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg will direct from a script by Sam Catlin, based on the comic book series from Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon.

[03/26/14 - 01:35 PM]
AMC Reinforces Commitment to Scripted Drama Programming with Robust Development Slate
The network also announced the renewal of the unscripted series "Comic Book Men" which, in its third season, is averaging one million viewers.

[02/06/14 - 11:48 AM]
AMC and Sony Pictures Television to Develop "Preacher" as a Dramatic Series on AMC
The project will be executive produced and written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg with Sam Catlin as executive producer and showrunner.

[12/01/06 - 03:18 PM]
Development Update: November 27-December 1 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 30 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!







PREACHER (AMC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
12/1/06 - 4/17/15
STATUS:
currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC's press release, December 2014) AMC today announced that it has ordered a pilot for a series based on the popular comic book franchise "Preacher." The Sony Pictures Television and AMC Studios co-production was developed for TV by Sam Catlin ("Breaking Bad") and Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg ("This Is The End," "Superbad," "Neighbors"). Rogen & Goldberg will produce through their Point Grey banner, along with Neal Moritz's Original Film. The pilot was written by Sam Catlin. Rogen & Goldberg are attached to direct. Based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's twisted '90s comic book series, "Preacher" is about Jesse Custer, a conflicted Preacher in a small Texas town who merges with a creature that has escaped from heaven and develops the ability to make anyone do anything he says. Along with his ex-girlfriend, Tulip, and an Irish vampire named Cassidy, the three embark on a journey to literally find God. The pilot will be produced in the summer of 2015 for series consideration in 2016.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dominic Cooper as Jesse Custer
· Elizabeth Perkins as Vyla Quinncannon
· Ian Colletti as Eugene "Arseface" Root
· Joseph Gilgun as Proinsias Cassidy
· Lucy Griffiths as Emily
· Ruth Negga as Tulip
CREW INFORMATION:
· Evan Goldberg as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Garth Ennis as BOOK/CO-EP
· James Weaver as EP
· Jason Netter as EP
· Ken Levin as EP
· Neal Moritz as EP
· Ori Marmur as EP
· Sam Catlin as CRTR/EP
· Seth Rogen as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Steve Dillon as BOOK/CO-EP
· Vivian Cannon as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· DC Comics
· Original Film
· Point Grey Pictures
· Sony Pictures Television