Seth Rogen seems to be wanting to takeover Dominic Cooper’s role in the AMC series “Preacher.” He so desperately wanted to be in front of the camera that he decided to create his own parody of the upcoming drama.
“Seth Rogen wasn’t satisfied with just being executive producer and director of the new AMC original series, ‘Preacher. He also wanted to be the star,” states the video that the network released days before the series premiere. “So he presented AMC with this.” Watch the hilarious trailer above.
The actor has been a huge fan of the comics create by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon. In an interview with EW he had mentioned that a couple years ago he asked Sam Mendes if he could audition for a role in the film version, which ultimately didn’t get picked up.
“It’s funny, I just found an email that I sent to Sam Mendes in 2008, when he was announced as the director, asking if I could audition for the role of Arseface. And he said I could. But then the movie fell apart. So, I don’t take it personally,” said Rogen.
As a “Preacher” enthusiast, the “Neighbors 2” actor did address the changes that they made to the original story, which might upset some fans, “There’s a million little things that if you’re a fan of the comics that will be devastating, but I think you’ll get over it,” he told Variety. “I think fans of the comics, as the season progresses, will be surprised at how much stuff we will be including as opposed to how little.”
Don’t miss the new “version” starring Rogen and the “Preacher” premiere on AMC on Sunday, May 22.