My worst moment: ‘Righteous Gemstones’ creator and star Danny McBride and the challenge of promoting a movie you know is bombing with audiences

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Few writer-actors have had as consistent a run of shows on HBO as Danny McBride, whose odes to idiocy began with his series “Eastbound & Down,” followed by “Vice Principals” and currently with “The Righteous Gemstones,” a portrayal of a dysfunctional family of televangelists and megachurch pastors now in its second season. “What’s unique about this season,” said McBride, “is we get a peek behind the curtain at the patriarch of the family, Eli Gemstone (played by John Goodman), and we get to see more about where he comes from and most importantly how far he’s willing to go. All of the antics hi…

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