Recreation of Thrones star Nell Tiger Free has been forged within the upcoming prequel to basic horror The Omen.
Recognized for taking part in Myrcella Baratheon within the fifth and sixth seasons of the HBO fantasy present, Free had her breakout position in AppleTV+ horror sequence Servant, from showrunner M. Night time Shyamalan.
The British actress is ready to play the lead in First Omen, produced by twentieth Century (through Deadline). The prequel is to be directed by Model New Cherry Taste‘s Arkasha Stevenson from a script penned by Stevenson and her writing associate Tim Smith.
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The unique Omen film, launched in 1976, starred Gregory Peck and Lee Remick as American diplomat in Rome Robert Thorn and his spouse Kathy.
When Kathy provides beginning to a child who passes away, her husband is persuaded by the hospital chaplain to undertake a boy whose mom simply died of childbirth. Robert by no means tells his spouse, who believes the child is her personal organic son.
5 years later, Robert has turn into the US ambassador to the UK. In London, his household must cope with bizarre supernatural occurrences as he begins to imagine their son Damien (Harvey Spencer Stephens) could possibly be the Antichrist.
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The movie spawned two sequels, 1978’s Damien: Omen II and 1981’s Omen III: The Remaining Battle, plus different TV follow-ups. A remake was launched in 2006, starring Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Mia Farrow and David Thewlis.
It’s unclear the place the upcoming prequel will sit within the franchise timeline as plot particulars are being stored below wraps.
Free will return as Leanne within the fourth and ultimate season of Servant, anticipated to air in 2023. Final 12 months, Shyamalan informed Digital Spy why he determined to finish the sequence early.
“I spent all this time on it. I believe I really feel extra comfy saying a four-year dedication than a six-year dedication to be that concerned. I can see the end line. I can commit at this degree.”
First Omen would not have a launch date but, whereas Servant streams on AppleTV+.