The prophecy is clear, the signs unmistakable: Armageddon is upon us. On 6 / 6 / 06, the omen is revealed...and our darkest fears are realized. THE OMEN, a contemporary thriller based on the 1976 classic film, centers around a young boy named Damien, the son of an American diplomat and his wife. Damien’s family is unaware he is destined to become the Anti-Christ – until shattering events reveal the terrifying truth.
20th Century Fox and Platinum Dunes are teaming up for yet another reboot of the 1976 horror classic The Omen, which comes just eight years after the studio's The Omen remake in 2006.
No filmmakers have been attached at this time, with Bloody-Disgusting reporting that 20th Century Fox and Platinum Dunes are still in the very early stages of development.Read More
Glen Mazzara, the former executive producer and showrunner of AMC's The Walking Dead, is developing a TV adaptation of the 1976 horror classic The Omen for Lifetime.
The project is entitled Damien, centering on Damien Thorn, the young boy from the original movie who is now an adult haunted by his past. He is faced with "a series of macabre events" before coming to grips with his true destiny, that he is the Antichrist.Read More
Movie PictureOn October 17 witness the rise of the spawn of Satan as The Omen comes to DVD!
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Mia Farrow returns to the silver screen after ten years. She plays "Mrs. Blaylock", the nanny who protects Damien. Her take on the character is drastically different from the original film. She plays her as a quiet menace, whereas Billie Whitelaw was outwardly evil. Mia was looking for a "fun" role after her hiatus. She had spent her time raising children with disabilities and this was the first opportunity to leave home for an extended period of time.
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The signs were all around them - and U.S. moviegoers responded in staggering numbers to the 6/6/06 opening of the The Omen, with the thriller taking in $12, 633, 666 -- the largest Tuesday opening in motion picture history.
The Omen, a contemporary thriller based on the 1976 classic film, centers around a young boy named Damien, the son of an American diplomat and his wife. Damien's family is unaware he is destined to become the Anti-Christ - until shattering events reveal the terrifying truth.Read More
Julia Stiles plays her most adult role yet in The Omen. She's been in quite a few films, but this is the first one to break her out of the youth-oriented characters. No one will forget Lee Remmick's fantastic performance in the original, but Julia holds her own against some acting heavyweights. She co-stars with Liev Shreiber, Mia Farrow, and the English all-stars, Michael Gambon, Pete Postlewaite, and David Thewlis. Julia will next begin filming The Bourne Ultimatum. The third installment of the "Bourne" series will land in theaters next year.
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Liev Schreiber is an actor's actor. He's worked with some of the greats and they've heaped an astonishing amount of praise on him. Case in point, Mia Farrow, his co-star in The Omen, has called him 'the Olivier of our time'. He has this gravitas that is rarely seen in modern actors. Liev does a fine job recreating Gregory Peck's character. Fans of the original will like his updated interpretation of 'Robert Thorn'. Liev will next be seen on stage in this summer's Shakespeare in the Park presentation of "Macbeth".
The original film is a horror classic. Did you revisit it in your research? Were you at all intimidated recreating Gregory Peck's performance?Read More
20th Century Fox has unveiled the teaser trailer for the upcoming horror remake of The Omen.
Fear the date – 6/6/06 – when The Omen opens in theaters nationwide. Redoing the 1976 horror classic, the new film takes the tale of the coming of the antichrist – personified as a young boy named Damien – to an even more thrilling and visceral level.Read More