HBO Drops The Righteous Gemstones: Season 1 Promo: This summer, Danny McBride (Eastbound & Down, Vice Principals) returns to HBO with The Righteous Gemstones. The new comedy centers around a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work \u2013 all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ \u2013 and features an ensemble cast that includes McBride, John Goodman, Adam Devine, and Edi Patterson.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/youtu.be\/EXyVlpdi-tc\r\n\r\nDanny McBride (Eastbound & Down,\u00a0Vice Principals) returns to HBO with\u00a0The Righteous Gemstones. This comedy series tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work. McBride will star as main character Jesse Gemstone, who sees himself as a maverick in the ministry game, taking what his father, Eli Gemstone, has built and expanded it for a more modern audience. In addition to playing Jesse, McBride serves as executive producer, creator, writer, and director.\r\n\r\nJoining McBride in the cast is John Goodman (also seen on HBO in David Simon\u2019s\u00a0Treme) as Gemstone\u2019s father Eli;\u00a0Vice Principals\u2019 alum Edi Patterson as Jesse\u2019s sister Judy; Jesse\u2019s younger brother Kelvin (Adam Devine of\u00a0Pitch Perfect); Cassidy Freeman (Smallville) as Jesse\u2019s wife Amber, a former journalist now devoted to the church; Tony Cavalero (School of Rock) as ex-Satanist Keefe Chambers, saved by Kelvin; Tim Baltz (Drunk History) as Judy\u2019s fiance, BJ; and Greg Alan Williams as Martin Imari, a conservative Kenyan, and Eli\u2019s right-hand man.\r\n\r\nFrequent McBride collaborators Jody Hill and David Gordon Green also serve as executive producers and directors.