Last week at San Diego Comic-Con, the cast and creators of AMC’s hit series Preacher hit the main stage panel in Hall H. Based on the graphic novels by Garth Zen is and Steve Dillon, Preacher was right at home. Hosted by the network’s favorite interviewer/host Chris Hardwick, the panel was introduced with a huge New Orleans style jazz band playing them in. They panel included co-creator and producer Seth Rogen, and cast members Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, Graham McTavish, Ian Colletti and others. The panel set up the second half of the show’s sophomore season, gave a new trailer, and provided tons of news and fun bits.
Check out some of the highlights below from SDCC 2017.
Joseph Gilgun relays the strangeness of being on a show with a sympathetic Adolf Hitler
Preacher: ‘Joseph Gilgun on a Crazy Fan’ Comic-Con 2017 Panel
Joseph Gilgun (Cassidy) tells a tale about a crazy fan encounter.
Co-creator and producer, Seth Rogen discusses the difficulties filming the show and it’s not the crazy action sequences necessarily that take all the time, and the cast discuss dealing with drunks while filming on Bourbon Street.
Preacher: ‘Difficulties Filming Season 2’ Comic-Con 2017 Panel
Seth Rogen and the cast talk about the difficulties of filming Preacher. Joseph Gilgun (Cassidy) shares a story of an unruly bystander on Bourbon Street.
Ian Colletti goes into the complexities of playing Eugene with “a butthole on his face” and how he’s forced to emote with the upper half of his face.
Preacher: ‘Ian Colletti on the Arseface Make-Up’ Comic-Con 2017 Panel
Ian Colletti (Arseface) talks through the process of acting with half of his face covered in a prosthetic.
Seth Rogen takes a crowd question about a possible cameo on the show in upcoming seasons
Preacher: ‘Seth Rogen on Appearing on the Show’ Comic-Con 2017 Panel
Seth Rogen (Showrunner/Producer) talks about the possibility of appearing on the show and gives Dominic Cooper (Jesse) some bad news.
Rogen again discusses the show being his “dream come true” and how he never thought a show like this could ever be on network TV.
Preacher: ‘Seth Rogen’s Dream Come True’ Comic-Con 2017 Panel
Seth Rogen still can’t believe that he has been able to bring Preacher to a television audience.
We hear from Graham McTavish about The Saint of Killers and how he gets into such a dark, purposeful character.
Preacher: ‘Purpose of The Saint of Killers’ Comic-Con 2017 Panel
Graham McTavish grounds his role as The Saint of Killers by understanding his need for purpose.
Preacher airs Monday nights at 9:00pm ET on AMC.
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