Betty Buckley (“Supergirl”) and Colin Cunningham (“Blood Drive”) have been set as series regulars alongside Jeremy Childs (“The Last Castle”) and Liz McGeever (“Nashville”) who will recur on the upcoming third season of AMC’s “Preacher” comic adaptation. Filming on the new season is underway in New Orleans and will premiere later this year.
Based on the popular cult comic book franchise, Preacher is a supernatural and darkly comedic drama that follows a Texas preacher named Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper) who is inhabited by a mysterious entity called Genesis that gives him the power to make people do whatever he commands.
Buckley will play Gran’ma, a spiritist with true powers. Cunningham will portray TC, a man born of the bayou and the loyal caretaker and soldier for Gran’ma. Childs is the enforcer for Gran’ma and the only man Jesse’s never beaten in a fight, McGeever will play Christina who has a face that lures customers in for her family business. The join returning series regulars Cooper, Ruth Negga and Joseph Gilgun.
Meanwhile, Jessica Szohr (“Shameless”) is joining the cast of Seth MacFarlane’s “The Orville” as a new series regular for the Fox space dramedy’s upcoming second season. Szohr will play a new member of the crew onboard The Orville.