As if Robert Kirkman didn’t have enough to do already, AMC is tapping the creator of The Walking Dead for a new mini documentary series. One which tells the stories of comic book industry happenings that shaped the industry into what it is today. Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics might be a title full […]
If you’ve been following AMC’s Preacher, you’ve probably noticed that the show – up until now – was largely covering ground that seemed to take place before the comic. Speaking at San Diego Comic Con today, producer Seth Rogen confirmed that while season one was largely a prequel to the source material, future seasons would be delving into the comic’s content, albeit possibly taking different paths to get there.
When it comes to adapting beloved comic book series, translating the language of mediums and appeasing fans of the source material leaves a miscule amount of room for exploration. In its first season, AMC’s Preacher clutched the soul of Garth Ennis and the late Steve Dillion’s celebrated series, while changing things that would’ve hindered the […]
While Sunday night marked the end of the 2016 San Diego Comic Con, it also brought the debut of director and pop culture icon Kevin Smith’s new talk show Geek!ng Out on AMC television. Smith along with his show co-host Greg Grunberg came to Comic-Con to talk about how their new show is about “more […]
From the Preacher press conference at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con
Preacher will return in 2017
I finally saw the first episode of Preacher, based on the Garth Ennis,- Steve Dillon Vertigo classic last night; “finally” even though it won’t air until the official premiere on Sunday, this episode has been screened at cons and events for a few months now, and review copies have been floating around. I like to […]
Garth Ennis is having his moment with the debut of the AMC tv series based on Preacher coming on this Sunday, May 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on AMC. YOu can catch the man himself in converstion with producer Seth Rogen and the stars Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga and Joseph Gilgun tonight at the 92nd Street Y […]
It took a lot of false starts to bring Preacher to the small screen. Based on the comic book series by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, both film and television adaptations have been rumored or in pre-production purgatory since the late 90s, involving everyone from director Rachel Talalay and actor James Marsden to HBO execs to director Sam Mendes.
It’s Friday, so we’re about to call it a weekend over here on the Entertainment side of The Beat, but here’s a couple of quick items of interest: Marvel and Netflix’s Iron Fist has added its second cast member, following Finn Jones as Danny Rand, as the series has enlisted another Game of Thrones alum […]