AMC is bringing the Preacher comic book series to television.
The US cable channel has partnered with Sony Pictures Television to develop the series, which is based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s 1990s comics.
The story follows Reverend Jesse Custer, a tough Texas preacher who has lost his faith, learned that God has left Heaven and abandoned his responsibilities. He finds he is the only person capable of tracking down God, demanding answers and making him answer for his dereliction of duty.
Preacher will be executive produced by writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (This is the End) for Point Grey Pictures; showrunner Sam Caitlin (Breaking Bad); Neal Moritz, Vivian Cannon and Ori Marmur for Original Films; Ken Levin and Jason Netter.