Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg penning Preacher TV show for AMC

The long-awaited Preacher adaptation finally looks to be officially happening, with Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Breaking Bad 's Sam Catlin bringing the cult comic-book to the small screen.

Rogen has long been public as a big fan of the comic-books, and he and Goldberg will soon begin work on a pilot episode, assisted by Catlin, who will occupy the role of showrunner.

The show will find its new home at AMC, having been passed up by HBO way back in 2006, when the material had been deemed too controversial.

Created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, the comics follow the exploits of local preacher Jesse Custer, who discovers an ability to speak the Word of God, and a supporting cast of weird and wonderful characters, including the charmingly named Arseface.

The news comes after the material had been passed from pillar to post, including a number of abortive attempts to adapt it into a film, but AMC has a decent track record with cult television, and could be just the place for Preacher to flourish...

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