After years of rumors, speculation, and various stages of development hell, today AMC confirmed that the network will be adapting Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon'sPreacherto television. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are attached as executive producers, along with Sam Caitlin (Breaking Bad), who will serve as showrunner. The duo will also write the pilot.
With Breaking Bad now concluded, AMC needs a viable replacement for the series, and the network may have just found it. After years of unfounded rumors, and being stuck in various stages of development hell, Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's Preacher may finally be coming to the small screen, as AMC has ordered a pilot for the series be filmed.
I'm starting to get the feeling that Garth Ennis doesn't like heroes very much. I don't mean superheroes, either. His ambivalence toward the spandex set is well-established and can easily be taken as read at this point. But heroes? The men and women we've built up to be larger than life and forces for good, immaculately moral and righteous? I'm starting to notice that he's pushing away from that concept in his work more and more often. He treats heroes like we would treat stereotypes or urban legends. He wants to debunk our idea of a hero, and it shows in his work.
Following a short fever of rumor and speculation, filmmaker D.J. Caruso confirmed this week via Twitter that he is indeed directing a feature film adaptation of Preacher, the insanely ultra-violent, irretrievably vulgar and brilliantly hilarious Vertigo comic book series by Garth Ennis, Steve Dillon and Glenn Fabry.The director of such films as The Salton Sea, Disturbia and I Am Number Four indicated that he is "pretty f*cking pumped" to be working on the project, which we
Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: In your opinion, the best series endings in comics? Not just the end to separate story arcs, but to entire books? -- shutupadrian
A: In comics, closing out a series can often be a pretty tricky proposition. It's hard enough to write a good ending to a stor
Every other Wednesday, writer Chris Sims and artist Rusty Shackles carry on the noble comic book tradition of the imaginary story by bringing you the Best Comics Ever that don't actually exist! This time, Chris and Rusty expand the fun of "Batman: The Brave and the Bold" by introducing a new group of characters to the kid-friendly DC universe!
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