‘Preacher’ Exclusive: Meet Jesse, Tulip, and Cassidy

Brian Linder

Preacher, the upcoming TV series based on the cult classic DC Vertigo comic is set to premiere May 22 on AMC. But you don’t have to wait until then to find out more about the main characters from the anticipated show.

Check out this exclusive first-look video, courtesy of AMC, to get to know Jesse Custer, Tulip, and Cassidy.

Preacher – Meet the Characters

In Preacher, Dominic Cooper stars as Jesse, a West Texas preacher who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that causes him to develop a highly unusual power. Ruth Negga plays his badass ex-girlfriend, Tulip. And Joseph Gilgun is an Irish vagabond named Cassidy. The trio are thrust into a crazy world populated by a cast of characters from Heaven, Hell and everywhere in between.

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg developed the series along with showrunner Sam Catlin (Breaking Bad).

The supporting cast includes Lucy Griffiths as Emily, Anatol Yusef as DeBlanc, Tom Brooke as Fiore, W. Earl Brown as Sherriff Root, Ian Colletti as Eugene/Arseface, and Derek Wilson as Donnie Schenck.

Want to know more? Check out our reaction to last month’s pilot episode screening at WonderCon, and visit the Preacher Wiki.

Mark your calendars. Preacher premieres Sunday, May 22 at 10/9c on AMC.

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Brian Linder
Brian Linder is Sr. Entertainment Editor at FANDOM. He's been on the fan-media scene since dial-up. Arriving at FANDOM from IGN, Brian was a founding editor at early Star Wars fansite TheForce.net and co-creator of the movie site, FilmForce, acquired in 2006. He's into space operas and superheroes.
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