[News] THE FIRST OMEN – Get a First Look at The Horror Prequel

Today, 20th Century Studios released a first look at its upcoming psychological thriller THE FIRST OMEN.

When a young American woman is sent to Rome to begin a life of service to the church, she encounters a darkness that causes her to question her own faith and uncovers a terrifying conspiracy that hopes to bring about the birth of evil incarnate.

THE FIRST OMEN stars Nell Tiger Free (“Servant”), Tawfeek Barhom (“Mary Magdalene”), Sonia Braga (Kiss of the Spider Woman), Ralph Ineson (The Northman), and Bill Nighy (Living).

The film is directed by Arkasha Stevenson, based on characters created by David Seltzer (The Omen), with a story by Ben Jacoby (Bleed) and a screenplay by Tim Smith & Arkasha Stevenson and Keith Thomas (Firestarter).

The producers are David S. Goyer (Hellraiser) and Keith Levine (The Night House) and the executive producers are Tim Smith, Whitney Brown (Rosaline), and Gracie Wheelan.

THE FIRST OMEN, which is a prequel to the classic horror film franchise, will open on April 5, 2024, exclusively in theaters nationwide.


20th Century Studios is an Academy Award®-winning producer of theatrical feature films and critically acclaimed streaming releases. It is home to such iconic franchises as Avatar, Alien, Planet of the Apes, Predator, Die Hard, and Kingsman and creator of hit films including Bohemian Rhapsody, The Greatest Showman, The Martian, and Ford v Ferrari and Free Guy.

It also launched the successful Deadpool and  X-Men film series, Oscar®-winner West Side Story, and 2022’s Prey. Recent releases include The Creator, The Boogeyman and the Oscar-winning box-office smash Avatar: The Way of Water.

Previously known as 20th Century Fox prior to becoming a part of The Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Studios is recognized for its incredible 80-year legacy. It is the studio that brought the world the first six Star Wars films, in addition to standouts from across the decades, including Miracle on 34th Street, All About Eve, The King and I, The Sound of Music, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Princess Bride, True Lies, Edward Scissorhands, Home Alone, My Cousin Vinny, Speed, Cast Away, Moulin Rouge!, Minority Report, Gone Girl and The Revenant.

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