“This is a typical Variety announcement,” Mendes added. “‘Mendes to direct Preacher’ â€“ I wish! Basically they should have written, ‘Mendes in development with Preacher’. What I’m doing is, I’ve gotta find a script. I’ve just got to get it written.”
Mendess did talk about adapting the comics:
“It’s brilliant, it’s an incredible twisted vision,” he said of the 66-issue story. “There’s so much of it you couldn’t possibly fit it all into one movie. It’s just about what you keep and what you leave out, and how you structure the story. But just to have that toy set again, being able to paint on a big canvas and to say ‘I am gonna do crazy crane shots and massive action sequences again because I want to,’ it’s exciting.”
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Source: Empire Online