"The Righteous Gemstones" is an American comedy series directed by Danny McBride.
The starring cast includes Danny McBride as Jesse Gemstone, Edi Patterson as Judy Gemstone, Tony Cavalero as Keefe Chambers, Cassidy Freeman as Amber Gemstone, Skyler Gisondo as Gideon Gemstone, Tim Baltz as Benjamin Jason "BJ" Barnes Judy's sensitive and mediocre fiancee, John Goodman as Dr. Eli Gemstone, Dermot Mulroney as Rev John Wesley Seasons, Walton Goggins as "Baby" Billy Freeman, Jennifer Nettles as Aimee-Leigh Gemstone and others.

Here are "The Righteous Gemstones" TV series trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Righteous Gemstones TV series?

HBO on Thursday, December 16, 2021 released the trailer for "The Righteous Gemstones" you can watch here:
The Righteous Gemstones | Official Season 2 Trailer | HBO.

Plot summary

What is The Righteous Gemstones TV series plot?

Here is a short review of "The Righteous Gemstones" TV series plot summary.

The Righteous Gemstones depicts a family of televangelists and megachurch pastors led by widowed patriarch Eli Gemstone (John Goodman). Eli and his immature children, Jesse (Danny McBride), Judy (Edi Patterson) and Kelvin (Adam Devine), lead opulent lives funded by church donations. They work to expand their network of megachurches, which threatens to put smaller neighboring churches out of business, such as the church led by Rev. John Wesley Seasons (Dermot Mulroney).
In the first season, Eli's estranged brother-in-law, "Baby" Billy Freeman (Walton Goggins), is brought into the family business in order to lead their newest shopping mall-based megachurch. Concurrently, Jesse is blackmailed by a trio of masked figures who threaten to release a scandalous video documenting the lewd behavior of him and his best friends at a private party.


Who plays who in the The Righteous Gemstones TV series cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Righteous Gemstones" TV series. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Danny McBride  as Jesse Gemstone Eli's oldest son and associate pastor of the Gemstone Salvation Center
Edi Patterson  as Judy Gemstone
Tony Cavalero  as Keefe Chambers a dim-witted ex-Satanist and roommate of Kelvin
Cassidy Freeman  as Amber Gemstone Jesse's supportive and loving wife
Skyler Gisondo  as Gideon Gemstone Jesse's estranged oldest son
Tim Baltz  as Benjamin Jason "BJ" Barnes Judy's sensitive and mediocre fiancee and later, husband
John Goodman  as Dr. Eli Gemstone the patriarch of the Gemstone family and lead pastor of the Gemstone Salvation Center
Dermot Mulroney  as Rev John Wesley Seasons a pastor of a much smaller congregation, forced to compete with the Gemstones' new church in Locust Grove
Walton Goggins  as "Baby" Billy Freeman Eli's brother-in-law and brother of the deceased Aimee-Leigh Gemstone
Jennifer Nettles  as Aimee-Leigh Gemstone Eli's deceased wife and mother of Jesse, Judy, and Kelvin
Gregory Alan Williams  as Martin Imari Eli's right-hand-man
Jody Hill  as Levi a member of Jesse's "gang" and guitarist at the Gemstone Salvation Center
Troy Anthony Hogan  as Matthew a member of Jesse's "gang"
James DuMont  as Chad a member of Jesse's "gang"
J. LaRose  as Gregory a member of Jesse's "gang"
Kelton DuMont  as Pontius Gemstone
Valyn Hall  as Tiffany Freeman Baby Billy's much younger and childish wife
Gavin Munn  as Abraham Gemstone
Scott MacArthur  as Scotty a stuntman and associate of Gideon's from Los Angeles
Mary Hollis Inboden  as Mandy wife, and later, ex-wife of Chad
Cullen Moss  as Brock a security guard at the Gemstones' family compound
Jade Pettyjohn  as Dot Nancy Dale and Gay Nancy's rebellious teenage daughter
Eric Roberts  as Glendon "Junior" Marsh Jr. (Season 2), a mysterious, avuncular figure from Eli's past
Jason Schwartzman  as Thaniel Block (Season 2), an investigative reporter writing about the Gemstone family
Jessica Lowe  as Lindy Lissons (Season 2), Lyle's wife and business partner
Eric Andrรฉ  as Lyle Lissons (Season 2), a prominent Texas televangelist
Toby Huss  as Dale Nancy a loose parody of Dan Cathy, and a congregant and donor to the Gemstones' church
Marla Maples  as Gay Nancy Dale Nancy's wife
Virginia Gardner  as Lucy Scotty's girlfriend and Gideon's friend
M. Emmet Walsh  as Eli's Father
Joe Jonas  as himself a co-investor in Zion's Landing
Wayne Duvall  as Glendon Marsh
Adam Devine  as Kelvin Gemstone
Jennifer Hazelip  as Pam
Hank Strong  as Jericho
Miles Burris  as Titus
James Preston Rogers  as Tan Man
Jana Allen  as Kelly Seasons
Andrea Powell  as Victoria
Andrene Ward-Hammond  as Angie
Ashley LeConte Campbell  as Deborah
Joshua Mikel  as Daedalus
Michael Monsour  as Cryptocore
Brock O'Hurn  as Torsten
Justin Matthew Smith  as Lead Thug
Dominique Sharpe  as Cybergoth
Thomas Roberts  as Interviewer
Crystal Coney  as Angie
Peter Kaasa  as Liam
Antwan Mills  as Cody
Joel Rush  as Sky
J. Gaven Wilde  as Young Jesse Gemstone
Emma Shannon  as Young Judy Gemstone
Chloe Traicos  as Gloria Freeman
Carmela McNeal  as Secretary
Victor Rivera  as Chad Nude Double
Chad Mountain  as Chet
Michael Smallwood  as Shane
David Wike  as Brad
Jim Turner  as Ken
Madison Moss  as Harmon's Wife
Ethan Levy  as Mo Carlis
Louie Chaplin Moss  as Harmon's Kid
Sam Salary  as Joseph
Jeremy T. Thomas  as Harmon Freeman
Joey Brinkley  as Floor Manager
Rafael Villegas  as Discipline Officer
Victor Williams  as Makawon Butterfield
Darcie Isabella Cottrell  as Laurel
Jen Kober  as Denim
Chloe Bridges
Chad Handley  as Motel Manager
Talbott Lin  as Long Wei
Amy Le
Micah Brown  as Man in Park
David Gordon Green  as Easter Service Director
Lorrie Lancaster  as Hair Stylist
Kent Shocknek  as Announcer
Jake Kelley  as Young Eli Gemstone
Ruth Johansson  as Junior's Date
Brad Moranz
Nina Jones  as Marcy
Mary Kraft  as Missionary Woman
Emily Grace Miller  as Singer
Brooke Jaye Taylor  as Julliette Holt
Lacy Miller  as Singer
Tommy Nelson  as Young Junior Marsh
Jeff Fradley
Morgan Cohen  as Girl #1
Johnnie Gordon  as Sebastian
Renes Rivera  as Randall Ray
Christina Mercurio
Blair Jackson  as Austin
Kevin E. West  as Young Roy Gemstone
Brian Albrecht  as Gemstone Security Guard
Tim J. Walters
Sara Antonio  as Missionary Woman
Kyle Walsh
Scott Buckley  as Missionary
Danny Vinson  as Tim Nesbitt
Kelley Davis  as Ruth Gemstone
Todd Allen Durkin  as Announcer
Juan Hernandez  as Carlos
Marc Farley  as Crawford
Shavonia Jones  as Hospital Doctor
Paul Vincent Freeman  as Security Guard
Don-Dimitri Joseph  as Drunk Local Haitian
Rhoda Griffis  as Diane Jebels
Jen Harper  as Senator
Breon Pugh  as Deacon Todrick
Mike Senior  as Gemstone Security Guard
Kyle Hawk  as Wrestler John Big Cloud
Leander Suleiman  as Gemstone Family Physician
Adara Huntington  as Mary Gemstone
Josh Warren  as Ronald Meyers
Jose Lucena Jr.  as Tony
Lizzie Mears  as Tessa
Al Mitchell  as Dutch Lee
Kat Slatery  as Pearl Colby
Stephanie McIntyre  as Waitress
Mike Ostroski  as Terry
Thomas W Wolf  as Prayer Group Goon
John Winscher  as Deputy Weaver
Sophia Aquilina  as Guest
Vanesa Lavado  as Rusty Bull Waitress
John Cola  as Mall Photographer
Sidney Baxley  as Mall Santa
Sylvester Allen Jr.  as Rural Church Member
David Michael-Smith  as Rural Church Member (2019)
Justin N. Bailey  as Kelvin Gemstone's Chauffeur (2019)
Willie Raysor  as Terminix Man
Gregory French  as Gemstone Security Guard
Peter Presta  as Money Handler
Todd Layne Thompson  as Choir


What are The Righteous Gemstones filming details?

"The Righteous Gemstones" series are produced by Rough House Pictures.

The average duration of each episode is 33-60 minutes. Country of origin: United States. Original language: English.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Righteous Gemstones TV series?

"The Righteous Gemstones" TV series got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 8.1/10.

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