John August to Write Preacher Script
Fri, 23 Jan 2009 11:05:08
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John August has been tapped to write the screenplay for the cult-favorite graphic novel Preacher. August, who worked as a writer on Big Fish and Corpse Bride, will adapt the critically-acclaimed graphic novel about a Texas preacher with a strong moral code who goes on a mission across the country to battle evil forces.
Sam Mendes will direct the film for Columbia.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff