AMC’s TV adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s Preacher which is due to start on May 22nd on AMC in the US is getting an international release on Amazon Prime.
According to the lovely folks over at Variety Amazon in the UK, Japan and Germany will be able to watch the new episodes the day after they’re shown in the US.
Fans of the comic book have high hopes for this show which is produced by Seth Rogan, Evan Goldberg with show runner Sam Catlin (Breaking Bad).
Preacher stars Dominic Cooper has Jessie Custer, a former criminal who returns to his hometown of Annville, Texas to lead his late fathers church. He however has to deal with darker forces as he is inhabited by a “mysterious entity”
“‘Preacher’ is one of the most ambitious and highly-anticipated new series of the year and exactly the kind of show we want to bring to our Prime members around the world,” said Brad Beale, vice president of worldwide television acquisition for Amazon. “Sitting alongside shows like ‘The Man in the High Castle,’ ‘Transparent,’ ‘Mr Robot,’ ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ and the upcoming Clarkson, Hammond and May show, ‘The Grand Tour,’ ‘Preacher’ is another great addition to our line-up and we think our customers are going to love it.”
Prime members will have access to the pilot episode from Monday 23rd May. The second episode will launch on Monday 6th June, the day after it launches in the US, with all new episodes launching weekly on Mondays thereafter.
Here’s a Amazon Prime launch trailer
Check out some pics from the show below