Apr 16, 2019

Walton Goggins To Recur On Danny McBride’s HBO Comedy Series ‘The Righteous Gemstones’

Apr 16, 2019

Walton Goggins To Recur On Danny McBride’s HBO Comedy Series ‘The Righteous Gemstones’

 

Deadline.com — Vice Principals alum Walton Goggins will re-team with his former co-star Danny McBride on McBride’s new HBO comedy series The Righteous Gemstones. Goggins is set for a recurring role on the series, on which McBride also stars along with John Goodman.

Written, directed and EP’ed by McBride, The Righteous Gemstones tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work.

Goggins will 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.

Danny McBride Shared via Instagram: Meet Baby Billy, the newest member of Gemstone Ministries. I’ve been anxiously awaiting a chance to curse with @waltongogginsbonafide on tv again. Looks like that time has come. The Righteous Gemstones just got a lot more righteouser.

Cast also includes Edi Patterson, Adam Devine, Cassidy Freeman, Tony Cavalero, Tim Baltz and GregAlan Williams.

McBride executive produces with his Rough House Pictures partners Jody Hill and David Gordon Green. The trio were behind the McBride-starring baseball comedy Eastbound & Down, which aired on HBO from 2010-13.

Goggins won a Critics’ Choice award for his role as Lee Russell opposite McBride’s Neal Gamby in Vice Principals, which aired for two seasons on HBO. He currently stars on contemporary espionage thriller Deep State. The series premieres its second season on April 28 in the U.S. and will air on Fox Networks Group in the UK and across 50 countries in Europe and Africa in early May. Goggins also just wrapped shooting the lead role on CBS comedy pilot The Unicorn.

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