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Wednesday, November 29, 2006

HBO Developing Preacher

Vertigo's Preacher is being developed as an one hour television series on HBO according to various sources. The comic book series ran from 1995 to 2000 and created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillion. The series was about a down and out Texas preacher possesessed by a being conceived between an angel and a demon known as Genesis.

Mark Steven Johnson is writing the plot for Preacher and Howard Deutch is planning to direct. Johnson is known for his work on the Daredevil and Ghost Rider movies.

HBO is developing Preacher as a tv series
HBO is developing Preacher as a tv series

Sources:
Comics2Film: HBO hears word, brings 'Preacher' to small screen

Comics Continuum: Mark Steven Johnson Talks HBO's Preacher

Newsarama: Preacher Comes To HBO