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The Righteous Gemstones Trailer: John Goodman Runs a Wild Family Business

The Righteous Gemstones is coming to HBO this August, and if the first trailer is anything to go by, it's going to be a real hoot.

The premium cabler has dropped the first official trailer, and it's heavy on the comedy.

It focuses on the “heir to the throne” of a world-famous televangelist family “with a long tradition of deviance, greed, and charitable work, all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ,” according to the official logline.

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The "heir" we're talking about here is named Jesse and is played by Danny McBride, who created the project.

John Goodman is on board as Eli Gemstone, the patriarch of the family, who is “known the world over for his aggressive salvation techniques, his worldwide ministries, and his award-winning weekly television program.”

Jesse “fancies himself a maverick in the ministry game,

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