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Thoughts on AMC Adapting Preacher Series

Post by maraxusofkeld »

So, what does everything think about the recent new of AMC trying to adapt Preacher to a cable tv show? I'm quite skeptic about the idea, especially due to the content, violence, etc. Thoughts?

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there is no way it can work on regular cable.

on HBO or Netflicks maybe.

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It will be a mere shadow of the original source material.

As Brother Darque said, only HBO, Showtime, or Netflix could do it justice.

Supposedly, HBO had the option, a few years back, but found the portrayal of God to be too controversial.

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Give me a shotgun and i'll make Justin Bieber perfect to play Arseface

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:hm: or dunlow maybe
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MarkRoseHFX wrote:Give me a shotgun and i'll make Justin Bieber perfect to play Arseface

:hm:

:hm: or dunlow maybe

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maraxusofkeld wrote:
MarkRoseHFX wrote:Give me a shotgun and i'll make Justin Bieber perfect to play Arseface

:hm:

:hm: or dunlow maybe

:clap:
Was the clap for shooting Bieber, or me?
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Bieber!

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maraxusofkeld wrote:Bieber! and dunlow
fixed :thumb:

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A Preacher adaptation sounds like a hard sell to the general public since the villain is God. Not to mention the instances of bestiality and incest. Even on a premium cable show I would think things would be toned down a great deal. I'll be surprised if this doesn't get stuck in development hell.

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Spylocke wrote:A Preacher adaptation sounds like a hard sell to the general public since the villain is God. Not to mention the instances of bestiality and incest. Even on a premium cable show I would think things would be toned down a great deal. I'll be surprised if this doesn't get stuck in development hell.
It already did some time in HBO development hell so that wouldn't be surprising.
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After watching Ray Donovan and Homeland, Preacher would be better off on Showtime.

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I would love to see a TV studio have the steel to produce a Preacher adaptation that stays true to the books... But I wouldn't expect it to happen.

I'm glad it's not in HBO's hands, I'm not really a fan of too many HBO shows anymore (although Carnival is a top fav.). Too much story sacrificed to shoe-horn sex in.

But AMC? They've backed off a lot of controversial plot points in TWD already... :?

Does anyone watch American Horror Story:Coven? FX may have been a better home.
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grendeljd wrote: I'm glad it's not in HBO's hands, I'm not really a fan of too many HBO shows anymore (although Carnival is a top fav.). Too much story sacrificed to shoe-horn sex in.
I enjoy Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and Treme.
grendeljd wrote: But AMC? They've backed off a lot of controversial plot points in TWD already... :?
Very true. especially keeping the stupid baby alive. Surprises me though because they were never shy about content with Breaking Bad.
grendeljd wrote: Does anyone watch American Horror Story:Coven? FX may have been a better home.
you may be right. I've only seen the first couple of Coven but I LOVE American Horror Story. great series.
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grendeljd wrote:I would love to see a TV studio have the steel to produce a Preacher adaptation that stays true to the books... But I wouldn't expect it to happen.

I'm glad it's not in HBO's hands, I'm not really a fan of too many HBO shows anymore (although Carnival is a top fav.). Too much story sacrificed to shoe-horn sex in.

But AMC? They've backed off a lot of controversial plot points in TWD already... :?

Does anyone watch American Horror Story:Coven? FX may have been a better home.

I love the idea of American Horror Story as the story is different each year but uses the same cast as difference characters. This season has been fantastic so far! I just do not think any cable station is suiting for something like this, but who knows maybe they will get it right!

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i was hoping for Showtime, for one reason : SHAMELESS. A channel that can do that show, can do Preacher.
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grendeljd wrote:
Does anyone watch American Horror Story:Coven? FX may have been a better home.
That's a great show...one of me and my wife's favorites!
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AMC did just fine with Breaking Bad. It is going to be a hard hard sell though.
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