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The First Omen Hits Theaters This Weekend! Here's All You Need To Know

The First Omen

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Here's everything you need to know about The First Omen - which hits theaters this weekend!

The First Omen” is an upcoming American supernatural horror film directed by Arkasha Stevenson. It serves as a prequel to the 1976 classic “The Omen” and is the sixth installment in “The Omen” franchise. The film is set in Rome and explores the sinister origins of evil, focusing on the birth of the Antichrist.

Plot Summary:

Margaret Daino (played by Servant's Nell Tiger Free) is an American woman who arrives at Vizzzardeli Orphanage in Rome to begin her service to the church. However, her encounter with a malevolent darkness shakes her faith to its core. As she investigates further, she uncovers a terrifying conspiracy aimed at bringing forth the ultimate evil to the world.

Nell Tiger Free in The First Omen

Photo: 20th Century Studios / Disney

Key Characters:

  • Margaret Daino: Sent to Rome to work at an orphanage before taking the veil. Played by Nell Tiger Free.
  • Sister Silvia: The Abbess of Vizzardeli Orphanage; Played by Sônia Braga.
  • Father Brennan: A priest who warns Margaret of a church conspiracy. Character seen in The Omen. Played by Ralph Ineson.
  • Cardinal Lawrence: A senior member of the Catholic church. Played by Bill Nighy.
  • Father Gabriel: Another member of the Catholic clergy working at the orphanage. Played by Tawfeek Barhom.
  • Luz Valez: Margaret’s roommate at Vizzardeli. Played by Maria Caballero.
  • Carlita Skianna: An older child at Vizzardeli. Played by Nicole Sorace.
Nell Tiger Free in The First Omen

Photo: 20th Century Studios / Disney

Behind the Scenes:

  • Plans for this prequel were announced in April 2016, with Ben Jacoby writing the script & Antonio Campos set to direct.
  • Filming was from September 2022 through January 2023.
  • The film is produced by David S. GoyerKeith Levine, and Gracie Wheelan through Phantom Four.
  • Theatrical release in the United States on April 5, 2024 by 20th Century Studios.

Want to get dive into the all of The Omen films? Check out The Omen Collection (Blu-Ray) on Amazon here!


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