Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's comic book centers on a preacher with supernatural abilities. The cable network has issued a pilot order for the project.
The filmmaker reveals there may be good news about the project soon, but he will likely make Invertigo as his next movie.
John August has adapted the screenplay from Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's graphic novel about a possessed Texas preacher.
Sam Mendes was originally attached to direct this adaptation of the Vertigo comic book about a renegade priest for Columbia Pictures.
Producer Neal H. Moritz revealed the director left after landing the James Bond 23 directing gig.
Sam Mendes to direct the film for Columbia Pictures.