‘The Omen’ Prequel Headed To April 2024 Theatrical Release

by Thomas Tuna

Evil incarnate awaits.

The First Omen–the prequel to the iconic 1976 horror pic–landed a release date this week, according to a report on Deadline. Check out the first-look image on this page.

The 20th Century Studio film–directed by Arkasha Stevenson from a screenplay he wrote with Tim Smith (based on a story by Ben Jacoby)–hits the big screen April 5, 2024. Producers include David S. Goyer and Keith Levine.

In the feature, a young American woman goes to Rome “to begin a life of service to the church and, once there, she encounters a darkness that makes her question her faith. She also uncovers a terrifying conspiracy that hopes to bring about the birth of evil incarnate.”

The cast includes Nell Tiger Free, Tawfeek Barhom, Sonia Braga, Ralph Ineson and Bill Nighy.

The original The Omen–directed by Richard Donner from a screenplay by David Seltzer–stars Gregory Beck and Lee Remick, and follows an American ambassador who believes his five-year-old son is the Antichrist. The movie spawned three sequels and a 2006 reboot.

Keep reading Horror News Network for further updates on The First Omen.


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