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AMC's 'Preacher' will stray from its comic book scripture

AMC's 'Preacher' will stray from its comic book scripture

The cast and crew of AMC's bizarre supernatural Western "Preacher" gathered in Pasadena to minister to the crowd of critics. But will die-hard fans of the 1995 comic book be pleased with the TV changes? And can this dusty dramedy convert nonbelievers?

The 1995 comic series by Garth Ennis is set around a West Texas preacher with a dark past who goes looking for God along with his friend Cassidy, a drunken Irish vampire; and his sharpshooter ex-girlfriend Tulip.

On the stage, executive producers Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen were joined by their new cast: Dominic Cooper (as the preacher Jesse), Ruth Negga (who plays Tulip) and Joseph Gilgun (Cassidy). They...