It’s been a while since we heard anything about The Righteous Gemstones, Danny McBride’s new HBO show. We know McBride will star as well as write and direct. We know it’ll co-star John Goodman. And we know it’ll be about a greedy televangelist family. Really, what more is there? That’s a sold show, done.
But even the greatest things out there have room for improvement. Somehow that includes The Righteous Gemstones. According to Deadline, the great Walton Goggins will now have a reoccurring role on the show, reteaming him with his Vice Principals co-star as God intended.
Goggins will apparently play a guy named Baby Billy. I could stop right there but there’s more. Baby Billy used to be famous for clogging and singing for Jesus. Now he’s all washed up and needs the Gemstones for help. I can’ think of a better Goggins role.
That’s all for now, but holy smokes I cannot wait for this show to arrive.