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Danny McBride's Righteous Gemstones Trailer: John Goodman Runs a Hellish Family Business in HBO Satire

A little divine intervention has come to Thursday’s news cycle, courtesy of the trailer for HBO’s religion-centric comedy The Righteous Gemstones.

Created by and starring Danny McBride (Eastbound & Down, Vice Principals), the half-hour satire centers on the Gemstones, a world-famous televangelist family led by patriarch Eli (The ConnersJohn Goodman). McBride, Adam Devine (Workaholics) and Edi Patterson (Vice Principals) respectively co-star as Jesse, Kelvin and Judy, Eli’s three children.

Per the official synopsis, “the clan carries out a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work” — and, at the very least, the first two items on

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