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Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance, Fantasy, Western

Film synopsis Jesse Custer - a disaffected small town Priest - finds himself inhabited by a heavenly being called Genesis, the arrival of which kills his entire congregation and burns down his church. Pissed off, surly and with his newly granted power he calls the 'word of God,' Custer sets out to find God and make him answer for the state of the world. Joining forces with a 150-year-old Vampire, Cassidy, and the love he left behind to join the ministry, Tulip, Custer must fight against the many enemies, including The Grail, a secret and all powerful religious organisation, and the Saint of Killers - an unstoppable killing machine born in the Wild West and let loose by God with guns that never miss - in a trip that will take him back and forth across America and to the heart of his personal and religious beliefs. Based on the graphic novel by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon.

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please, please, please let them cast Clancy Brown as Saint of Killers.... nobody, maybe apart from Eastwood, is more suited to the role!  More

Posted by Betafett at 22:12, 08 April 2011 | Report This Post

Oh Dear...
I heard quite recently that DJ Caruso (Discturbia) has been attached to this project. If he fucks up the movie of my favourite comic book ever, I will kill him. I mean, actually kill him. Sam Mendes was the perfect choice, why on earth did he drop out? Smart, considered, and, bizarrely very spiritual filmmaking. In other words, perfect for this project. What does Caruso know? He knows how to rip off Hitchcok. Badly.  More

Posted by blaud at 23:06, 06 April 2011 | Report This Post

I seriously cannot wait for this. Last I heard it was stuck in production, they better pick it up and get to work, like, right fuckin' now! I really hope they do the masterpiece of a graphic novel justice.  More

Posted by blaud at 16:15, 22 March 2011 | Report This Post

Hell Yeah
Joseph Gordon Levitt as Custer, Nicki Aycox as Tulip, Colin Farrell as Cassidy, Mickey Rourke as Saint of Killers, Ralph Fiennes as Starr, Frankie Muniz as Arseface... Billy Connolly as God  More

Posted by DeppBurtonAlliance at 20:21, 30 July 2010 | Report This Post

Could be amazing...
Who would I cast? Nathan Fillion - Custer, Emma Caulfield - Tulip, Rhys Ifans - Cassidy, Mickey Rourke - Saint of Killers, Kurt Russell - Herr Starr  More

Posted by FutureKazekage at 11:43, 20 June 2010 | Report This Post

Tense about this
God, I hope it's not rubbish. Are they going to make a series of 9 films? I can't imagine that working - surely people will lose interest after the first 3 or 4? And whoever plays Jesse is going to have to be pretty fucking spectacular to hold it together. Soooo many things could go wrong...  More

Posted by woozuk79 at 13:54, 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

Hope they do it right!
Brilliant graphic novels, lets hope they make this one right. Josh Brolin or maybe even Johnny Depp as custer, Nick Nolte as the Saint of Killers, Reese Witherspoon as Tulip, Robert Downy Jr as cassidy . Maybe Kevin Spacey as Herr Starr. As for comparing this to Watchmen, they are completely different and both very good in their own ways.  More

Posted by dannyfletch at 16:25, 31 March 2009 | Report This Post

Tim Curry or Micheal Keaton as Cassidy,Josh Brolin as Custer and Reese witherspoon as tulip  More

Posted by Hamsterwalt at 20:40, 22 January 2009 | Report This Post

sounds good
sounds good but i doubt that farrell will do this movie as EMPIRE said its a third banana role still never thaught terence howard would do Rhodes in iron man  More

Posted by komic book guy at 11:15, 10 November 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Preacher
MSJ doing a HBO series of the Preacher is fucking great news...if a little old. And if your using the likes of Deadwood as a template for what you can get away with in terms of sex, violence and language, ...then my hopes for this are high!   b] Jesse Custer - Matthew Mcconaughey Tulip - Scarlet Johannsen Cassidey - Robert Carslyle The Saint of Killers - Nick Nolte   Not sure about Herr Starr,........Any thoughts????   Oh,.....and so different to Watchme More

Posted by lukeyboy at 15:36, 30 January 2007 | Report This Post

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