‘The Righteous Gemstones’ Adds Jason Schwartzman, Eric Roberts, Eric Andre as Recurring Cast

Jason Schwartzman, Eric Roberts and Eric Andre are joining the cast of Danny McBride’s “The Righteous Gemstones,” the HBO comedy centered on a famous televangelist family with a penchant for greed.

The nine-episode Season 2, which is currently in production, will see Schwartzman in the recurring role of Thaniel, a journalist working on a story on the ministries. Roberts will play Junior, who grew up with Eli and has suddenly re-entered his life, while Andre will play Lyle Lissons, a megachurch pastor from Texas who befriends Jesse and Amber.

“The Righteous Gemstones” is created, written and executive produced by McBride. Also exec producing are Jody Hill and David Gordon

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