A first look at the much-anticipated horror movie prequel, “The First Omen”, has been unveiled along with the official release date. This film, stemming from the 1976 horror classic “The Omen” is a new addition to the chilling franchise and is set to hit theaters in 2024.
Plot Overview of The First Omen
The storyline of “The First Omen” revolves around a young American woman sent to Rome to dedicate her life to serving the church. As she embarks on her journey she confronts a pervasive darkness that challenges her faith. In the process, she unties a bone-chilling conspiracy to bring forth the birth of evil incarnate.
Filmmakers and Creative Team
Directed by Arkasha Stevenson “The First Omen” boasts a screenplay crafted by Tim Smith, Arkasha Stevenson and Keith Thomas with the story penned by Ben Jacoby. The production is in capable hands with producers David S. Goyer and Keith Levine along with executive producers Tim Smith, Whitney Brown and Gracie Wheelan.
Stellar Cast Lineup
The cast of “The First Omen” features a talented ensemble including Nell Tiger Free, Tawfeek Barhom, Sonia Braga, Ralph Ineson and the esteemed Bill Nighy. Their performances are anticipated to bring a new dimension to the horror narrative adding depth and intrigue to the prequel.
Legacy of ‘The Omen’ Franchise
“The Omen” originating in 1976 has left an indelible mark on the horror genre spawning sequels and adaptations. The franchise includes films like “Damien: Omen II”, “Omen III: The Final Conflict” and “Omen IV: The Awakening.” The upcoming prequel “The First Omen” seeks to delve into the origins of this chilling saga.
Release Date and Anticipation
Horror enthusiasts can mark their calendars for the theatrical release of “The First Omen” on April 5 2024. The film promises to reignite the terror associated with “The Omen” franchise keeping audiences on the edge of their seats.