Based on the popular 1990s cult comic book series of the same name, the critically-acclaimed Preacher: Season One (read all of our articles) arrives on Blu-ray and DVD October 17 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
The darkly comedic, hard-hitting, supernatural thrill-ride follows Texas preacher Jesse Custer (Dominic Copper, TV’s “Agent Carter,” Captain America: The First Avenger) who, after a supernatural event at his church, is thrust into a crazy world populated by a cast of characters from Heaven, Hell and everywhere in between. Along with his hell-raising ex-girlfriend, Tulip (Ruth Negga, World War Z, TV’s“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), and Irish vampire Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun, This is England, TV’s “Emmerdale”), Jesse embarks on a wild, dark journey of discovery and revenge unlike any other.
“Preacher: Season One” also stars Lucy Griffiths (TV’s “True Blood”)as Emily, W. Earl Brown (There’s Something About Mary,TV’s “Deadwood”)as Sherriff Hugo Root, Derek Wilson (TV’s “Aquarius,” “Rectify”) as Donnie, Ian Colletti (TV’s “Rake,” Baby Mama) as Arseface, Tom Brooke (Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Pirate Radio) as Fiore, Anatol Yusef (TV’s “Boardwalk Empire,” Last Orders) as DeBlanc, and Graham McTavish (TV’s “Outlander”) as The Cowboy. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, Preacher is based on the graphic novels by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon. It was developed for television by Sam Catlin (TV’s “Breaking Bad”), Seth Rogen (Superbad, This is the End, Neighbors), and Evan Goldberg (Superbad, This is the End, Neighbors), who also serve as executive producers along with James Weaver (This is the End, Neighbors), Neal H. Moritz (Furious 7), Ori Marmur (R.I.P.D.), Vivian Cannon (TV’s “The Big C”), Ken F. Levin (The Scribbler) and Jason Netter (Wanted).
“Preacher: Season One” contains all ten episodes in three-disc Blu-ray and DVD sets with deleted and extended scenes and two featurettes. Get an in-depth look at the pilot, with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg in “The Unfilmable Pilot,” where they discuss the inception of the series and how the pilot struggled for years to be made and in “The Stunts of Preacher” learn how Stunt Choreographer John Koyama broke down some of the season’s most intense, bloody and complex stunts. Exclusive to the Blu-ray is a gag reel and two additional featurettes including “Chainsaw Fight Breakdown,” a look inside the intense chainsaw fight between Cassidy, DeBlanc and Fiore with behind-the-scenes footage of stunt rehearsals and fight choreography, and get to know the comic book favorite character, Saint of Killers, and how he was adapted for the show in “Behind the Killing Machine: Saint of Killers.”
Based on the cult hit comic book series, “Preacher” is the edgy story of Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), a conflicted preacher in a small Texas town who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that allows him to develop a highly unconventional power. With his fearless sidekicks, Tulip (Ruth Negga) and Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun), he embarks on a wild, dark journey that is unlike any other.
Blu-ray and DVD Special Features include:
Deleted & Extended Scenes
“The Unfilmable Pilot”
“The Stunts of Preacher”
Blu-ray Exclusive Special Features include:
“Chainsaw Fight Breakdown”
“Behind the Killing Machine: Saint of Killers”