AMC’s Preacher will be back for a second season. Preacher is currently in its first season, halfway through its ten episode run.
The second season will feature an expanded season, going from ten episodes to 13. It is set to air in 2017.
Preacher is being produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg and is based off of the DC/Vertigo comic book by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon. showrunner Sam Catlin, known for working on AMC’s Breaking Bad is also on board the project.
Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios, explained that he is excited to be able to expand the show and is eager to share it with fans.
“‘Preacher’ is a special television program and we’re eager to share with fans the rest of this wild first season and, now, an expanded second season. 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.”
Preacher stars Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga, Lucy Griffiths, W. Earl Brown, Anatol Yusef and Tom Brooke. The new images show off these characters in detail and give us a look into the world of Preacher.
Read Heroic Hollywood’s latest recap of Preacher here.
Based on the twisted and popular ’90s comic book franchise of the same name, Preacher, created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, is the story of Jesse Custer – a conflicted Preacher in a small Texas town who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that allows him to develop a highly unconventional power. Jesse, his ex-girlfriend, Tulip, and an Irish vampire named Cassidy embark on a journey to, literally, find God.