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Will Dominic Cooper take the lead in AMC's adaptation of Preacher?

03.12.2015

Last year AMC ordered a pilot of the classic Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon comic "Preacher" to be written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. After everyone had their “huh, them?” moment, Rogen and Goldberg got to work writing the thing and we were left wondering exactly which group of actors and actresses would be cast in these great roles.

The lead character of Jesse Custer would be a difficult role for anyone to fill, but according to Tracking Board, Dominic Cooper has popped up as the frontrunner. The actor is fresh off ABC's Agent Carter as well as BBC America's Flemming, so the timing would be prime for him to jump on-board something new.

If you need a refresher on what this crazy series is all about, here's the synopsis for the series from AMC:

Preacher follows Reverend Jesse Custer, a tough Texas preacher who has lost his faith, has learned that God has left Heaven and abandoned His responsibilities. He finds himself the only person capable of tracking God down, demanding answers, and making Him answer for His dereliction of duty. Accompanying Jesse on his journey is his former girlfriend and a friendly vampire who seems to prefer a pint in the pub to the blood of the innocent. On his tail is one of the most iconic bad guys in print – an immortal, unstoppable killing machine named the Saint of Killers – a western lone gunman archetype whose sole purpose is to hunt and kill Jesse.

Keep in mind that Dominic Cooper has yet to have been formally offered the role so we’ve got to consider this as rumour at the moment, but it's nice to know that things are moving forward on the series. I think Dominic would be a great choice, his role in THE DEVIL'S DOUBLE was without a doubt the highlight of that film.

If true, would you be pleased with this casting choice? If not, who would you rather see?

Source: Tracking Board

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7:18PM on 03/13/2015

Yeah, he would be awesome!

I honestly thought his acting in The Devil's Double was the best of that year. Literally, 3 different people asked me who played the other brother, I was like "what?" I was like "it was Dominic Cooper!" They are like, "No, the other brother." I tell them it was the same guy, and their jaws dropped, they had no idea. Dude has skills!
I honestly thought his acting in The Devil's Double was the best of that year. Literally, 3 different people asked me who played the other brother, I was like "what?" I was like "it was Dominic Cooper!" They are like, "No, the other brother." I tell them it was the same guy, and their jaws dropped, they had no idea. Dude has skills!
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2:46PM on 03/13/2015

Fingers crossed

Wow, Cooper wasn't even on my radar for this but yes please, he could make it work!
Wow, Cooper wasn't even on my radar for this but yes please, he could make it work!
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6:21AM on 03/13/2015
I like Cooper and he would do a good job, still a part of me was hoping they'd get someone actually Southern for that extra level of authenticity.
I like Cooper and he would do a good job, still a part of me was hoping they'd get someone actually Southern for that extra level of authenticity.
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2:43PM on 03/13/2015
McConaughy? And isnt the vampire british? Cooper could be the vampire maybe.
McConaughy? And isnt the vampire british? Cooper could be the vampire maybe.
4:13PM on 03/13/2015
The vampires Irish actually, McConaughy would be great but sure he's too busy at the moment for a long term tv commitment. One can hope.
The vampires Irish actually, McConaughy would be great but sure he's too busy at the moment for a long term tv commitment. One can hope.
12:45AM on 03/13/2015
Cooper could make that show work!
Cooper could make that show work!
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10:41PM on 03/12/2015
I saw the shot with the cigar and I thought it was going to be AMC's Scarface and I was like damn Cooper could do that. But this is cool too.
I saw the shot with the cigar and I thought it was going to be AMC's Scarface and I was like damn Cooper could do that. But this is cool too.
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10:47PM on 03/12/2015
Lmao.. My thoughts exactly!
Lmao.. My thoughts exactly!
10:14PM on 03/12/2015
Even though my top choice is Walton Goggins, Cooper would be one hell of an exciting casting choice.
Even though my top choice is Walton Goggins, Cooper would be one hell of an exciting casting choice.
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8:57AM on 03/13/2015
Walton Goggins would be awesome in this role!
Walton Goggins would be awesome in this role!
10:14PM on 03/12/2015
Dominic can act and he looks the part but for me there's no actor that comes to mind for Jesse or anyone else for that matter. It won't matter who they choose because there will be a large group of fanboys who will call bullshit on the choice. The saint of killers I think will be the really difficult casting choice.
Dominic can act and he looks the part but for me there's no actor that comes to mind for Jesse or anyone else for that matter. It won't matter who they choose because there will be a large group of fanboys who will call bullshit on the choice. The saint of killers I think will be the really difficult casting choice.
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