Walton Goggins Joins The Righteous Gemstones Comedy Series

Walton Goggins Joins The Righteous Gemstones Comedy Series

Walton Goggins joins The Righteous Gemstones comedy series

Emmy nominee Walton Goggins (Vice Principals, Justified, The Shield) will recur on Danny McBride’s HBO comedy series The Righteous Gemstones, Deadline has confirmed.

RELATED: The Plot Against America Adds Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan & More

Goggins, whose credits also include The Hateful Eight, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Predators, Invincible, and the upcoming thriller Them That Follow, is set to play Baby Billy, a former child star who clogged and sang for Jesus. As an aging man, he’s fallen on hard times and comes to the Gemstones for salvation.

The Righteous Gemstones tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed, and charitable work. McBride, John Goodman, Edi Patterson, Adam Devine, Cassidy Freeman, Tony Cavalero, Tim Baltz, and GregAlan Williams also star.

Goodman plays Eli Gemstone, a stern, world-famous televangelist known for his weekly television show, global ministries, and aggressive salvation techniques. The series is written, directed, and executive produced by McBride, who plays Eli’s eldest son Jesse, a man looking to branch out on his own by adapting his father’s famous teachings for a modern audience.

RELATED: HBO Orders Danny McBride’s The Righteous Gemstones to Series

The project will reunite McBride with his Rough House Pictures partners Jody Hill and Gordon Green, the same trio responsible for Vice Principals and Eastbound and Down.

(Photo Credit: Getty Images)

The post Walton Goggins Joins The Righteous Gemstones Comedy Series appeared first on ComingSoon.net.


Video Games Movies / Film Music Nerd News Nerd Star Trek Trailers DC Comics Sci-Fi Television / TV Comic Books Movie News DC Cinematic Universe Movie Trailers News Comedy / Humor TV News Nintendo Wii Batman Technology Batman v Superman Superman Celebrities Music Videos Comic Strips Syko.org TV Promos Wonder Woman Animation Marvel Comics Social Media Sports Arizona / AZ Stargate Superbowl Football Linkin Park Man of Steel Science Suicide Squad Xbox 360 DC Films Editorials Government Nintendo DS Box Office Comic Book News DC Television Universe Green Lantern Harley Quinn Microsoft Rock News Suns Twitter Videos Basketball Blogosphere Business DC Extended Universe Daily Deals Food / Beverage Marijuana Marvel Cinematic Universe PlayStation 3 Spider-man Staff News Super Bowl 50 The Joker Video of the Day Warner Bros. Web Development Wonder Woman Angry Birds Apple Aquaman Archie Comics Auctions Batgirl Birds of Prey Bizzaro Bizzaro Girl Bluetooth Books Bryan Fuller C4MULA CBS California California / CA Cartoons Chester Bennington Crime Customization DC Entertainment DC TV Dead by Sunrise Deaths Deep Space Nine Ebay Email Facebook Fanmade Features Federation Financial Florida / FL Fringe Gmail Google+ Greg Berlanti Hawkman Health Japan Julien-K Literature Luxury Martian Manhunter Mobile / Wireless Multiplayer Multitouch Music News NSFW Nevada / NV Nintendo 3DS No Warning Operating Systems Orgy PSN Papa Roach Pete's Dragon Press Releases Rap Music Reviews Rockstar Seth Macfarlane Software Software Update Sony Star Trek Beyond Streaming Media Supergirl Syko Sam SykoDeals SykoPoetry Tech News The Avengers The CW The Flash The Flintstones Themes Transportation Trekkers Trekkies Trekspertise United Family Music Voyager Walmart Warehouse 13 Website Tools Windows Windows 10 Windows Media Xbox Live iMac