He’s been rumored for some time, now Dominic Cooper (“Dracula Untold,” “Agent Carter”) is reportedly nearing a deal to star as Jesse Custer in AMC’s upcoming TV series based on the comic “Preacher”.
The story follows Jesse Custer (Cooper), a conflicted preacher in a small Texas town who is able to influence people after after he merges with a heavenly creature.
Ruth Negga co-stars as his ex-girlfriend Tulip, while Joseph Gilgun is set to play an Irish vampire named Cassidy. The three of them embark on a journey to find God.
Cooper has reportedly not closed a deal yet, but it’s expected to be a mere formality at this point. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are producing the comic book series with Sony TV and AMC Studios.
Source: The Wrap