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Benedict Cumberbatch joins Good Omens as Satan

February 15th, 2019 by Marc Comments

Well, our already through-the-roof excitement for the Good Omens TV series has just escalated even further.

The series, based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s fantastic novel, has cast Benedict Cumberbatch as Satan himself according to co-creator Gaiman who made the announcement at the Television Critics Association press tour.

The character will be a 400-foot high CGI creation and in the show’s sixth episode will face off against Frances McDormand as the Voice of God.

The series will be headlined by Michael Sheen and David Tennant as an angel called Aziraphale and a demon (Crowley) who must team-up to stop the coming of armageddon.

Mad Men star Jon Hamm will also appear as the Archangel Gabriel.

The series will comprise of six episodes and will kick off on Friday, May 31 on amazon Prime.

The cast alone is worth getting excited for….

Source: The Wrap

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….