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Source: HBO

Money and Mayhem and Megachurches, Oh My! HBO's 'The Righteous Gemstones' Has It All


HBO has blessed us with a brand-new comedy series starring the formidable John Goodman. The Righteous Gemstones, which premiered on August 18, follows a family of televangelists who are — surprise, surprise — corrupt as hell.

In the trailer, a small-town preacher played by Dermot Mulroney confronts John’s Eli Gemstone, the patriarch of the titular clan, in a crowded restaurant. "Your whole ministry is set up to serve the Gemstones. You should be ashamed of yourself," he tells the TV pastor. Eli’s response: "Well… I ain’t."

Scroll down for behind-the-scenes intel on the buzzy project, including where creator and star Danny McBride got his inspiration.