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Watch HBO’s New ‘The Righteous Gemstones: Season 1’ Official Trailer Video

Watch HBO’s New ‘The Righteous Gemstones: Season 1’ Official Trailer Video

I mean, you had me at John Goodman, but everything else is looking pretty cool too.

“Danny McBride, Jody Hill, and David Gordon Green have a sixth sense when it comes to the American climate…

“Their latest series, the marvelous The Righteous Gemstones, which premieres Sunday, Aug. 18 at 10pm, feels just as on the nose, if also a slight reversal from the usual formula.

“The Gemstones are a family of famous televangelists — in other words, unlike Eastbound & Down’s Kenny Powers or Vice Principals’ Neal Gamby, they’re not struggling to make their way up the ladder, and don’t engender much sympathy given their seeming utter lack of hardship.

“With the exception of the Gemstone patriarch, Eli (John Goodman), they were born at the top, and are doing their best to maintain that status, even if it means running other preachers out of town or (quite literally) getting their hands dirty.”

Read more at Polygon

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