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The original The Omen is getting a prequel movie…

April 28th, 2016 by Marc Comments


In a time of reboots and remakes, we should probably be happy to hear that the latest offering in The Omen franchise is a prequel to the original movie starring Gregory Peck.

Antonio Campos, the indie director of Christine is in negotiations to helm.

The movie is being backed by 20th Century Fox and is currently named The First Omen, is written by Ben Jacoby and will be produced by David Goyer and Kevin Turen and their Phantom Four banner.

Anyone who remembers the regionally movie will recall it featured Peck as an Ambassador whose son is replaced by the anti-Christ and was directed by the legendary Richard Donner, director Superman, Lethal Weapon and The Goonies.

We’ll remain cautious about this one, but we certainly won’t complain if we get a good entry into The Omen franchise after all these years.


Source: THR

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….