AMC has now officially announced that their new series Preacher will be returning for a second season. They also revealed that next year’s season of the supernatural show will consist of 13 1-hour episodes from directors and executive producers Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg.
‘Preacher’ is a special television program an we’re eager to share with fans the rest of this wild first season and, now, an expanded second season,” said Charlie Collier, president of AMC, AMC Studios and Sundance TV. “What Sam, Seth, Evan and the entire creative team have achieved in bringing Garth Ennis’ graphic novel to the screen is extraordinary. We look forward to more time with these unforgettable characters be it in Heaven, Hell, Texas or beyond.”
Based on the graphic novel of the same name by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillion, Preacher follows Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), a West Texas preacher, who is inhabited by mysterious and powerful entity, which has given him an interesting power, what Jesse commands people must do. Jesse fights to be the best preacher and man he can be, all while dealing with his ex girlfriend Tulip (Ruth Nega), his friend Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) who happens to be an Irish vampire, and characters from Heaven, Hell and everywhere in between. Chaos seems to find Jesse, Tulip and Cassidy at every turn.
If you have missed the first few episodes of Preacher, we have good news. A marathon of the first 5 episodes will air starting Thursday June 30th at 9pm (ET). Catch Preacher on AMC, Sundays at 9pm.
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