Amazon’s anticipated upcoming series Good Omens is drawing ever closer, but the show isn’t quite done with its casting. Veteran actor Brian Cox (Manhunter, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes) has been added to the project as the Voice of Death.
Creator and author Neil Gaiman announced the news via a short teaser video on Twitter. In addition to that, he also revealed a brand new trailer for the series will drop shortly.
— Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) March 5, 2019
Here’s the synopsis for the series:
Fussy angel and rare book dealer Aziraphale and fast living demon Crowley have lived amongst Earth’s mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle and of each other. So it’s really terrible news for both of them that, if Heaven and Hell have their way, the world will end on Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis has risen, tempers are flaring. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are ready to ride. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Expect that someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist.
Michael Sheen as Aziraphale and David Tennant as Crowley lead an absolutely colossal cast comprised of Anna Maxwell Martin as leader of the forces of Hell Beelzebub, Jon Hamm as Archangel Gabriel, Josie Lawrence as 17th century witch Agnes Nutter, Adria Arjona as Anathema Device, Michael McKean as Witchfinder Sergeant Shadwell, Miranda Richardson as medium-cum-courtesan Madame Tracy, Reece Shearsmith as William Shakespeare, Steve Pemberton and Mark Gatiss as book-sellers Harmony and Glozier, Derek Jacobi as Metatron, Mireille Enos as War, Nick Offerman as the US Ambassador, Jack Whitehall as Newton Pulsifer, Nina Sosanya as Sister Loquacious, Lourdes Faberes as Pollution, Yusuf Gatewood as Famine, Ned Dennehy as Hastur, Ariyon Bakare as Ligur, Daniel Mays as Arthur Young, Sian Brooke as Deidre Young, Frances McDormand as the Voice of God and Benedict Cumberbatch as the Voice of Satan.
Good Omens will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 31 May 2019. Keep up with the latest genre news with the new issue of SciFiNow.