HBO and HBO Max have announced the premiere date for The Righteous Gemstones Season 2 and revealed the teaser trailer, which you can watch via the player below.
The second season, which consists of nine episodes, will premiere with two new episodes on Sunday, January 9 (10:00-11:25pm ET/PT). Additional half-hour episodes will debut on subsequent Sundays at the same time.
Created, written and executive produced by Danny McBride (HBO’s Vice Principals and Eastbound & Down), and marking his third HBO comedy series from Rough House Pictures, The Righteous Gemstones tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work.
Season two finds our blessed Gemstone family threatened by outsiders from both the past and present who wish to destroy their empire.
McBride collaborators Jody Hill and David Gordon Green also serve as executive producers and directors.
The season two returning cast members include Danny McBride as Jesse Gemstone, Adam Devine (Pitch Perfect) as Kelvin Gemstone, Edi Patterson (HBO’s Vice Principals) as Judy Gemstone, and John Goodman (HBO’s Treme, The Connors) as Eli Gemstone.
Also back are Cassidy Freeman (Longmire) as Amber Gemstone, Tony Cavalero (School of Rock) as Keefe Chambers, Tim Baltz (Drunk History) as BJ, Skyler Gisondo (Booksmart) as Gideon Gemstone and Greg Alan Williams (Greenleaf) as Martin Imari.
Returning recurring cast members include Walton Goggins (Critics’ Choice Award-winner for HBO’s Vice Principals) as Baby Billy Freeman, Jennifer Nettles (Grammy-winning recording artist) as Aimee-Leigh Gemstone, Jody Hill (The Legacy of a White Tail Deer Hunter) as Levi, Valyn Hall (The Act) as Tiffany Freeman, Kelton DuMont (Mosaic) as Pontious Gemstone and Gavin Munn (Raising Dion) as Abraham Gemstone.
New recurring cast additions this season include Jason Schwartzman (Fargo) as Thaniel Block, Eric Roberts (Suits) as Junior, Eric Andre (Bad Trip) as Lyle Lissons and Jessica Lowe (Miracle Workers) as Lindy Lissons.
Season two of The Righteous Gemstones is created and written by Danny McBride, and directed and executive produced by Danny McBride, Jody Hill and David Gordon Green.
The executive producers are John Carcieri, Jeff Fradley and Brandon James. The co-executive producers are Jonathan Watson, and the series is produced by David Brightbill. The consulting producers are Grant Dekernion, Kevin Barnett, Edi Patterson and Chris Pappas.
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