The Omen reboot casts Merlin star as its leading antichrist

The Omen sequel series casts its middle-aged Damien Thorn

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Bradley James is making a return to TV in The Omen reboot
Bradley James is making a return to TV in The Omen reboot

Merlin‘s King Arthur Bradley James has joined the cast of Lifetime’s The Omen TV reboot DamienDeadline reports. James will be playing the title role.

The series, which will be produced by Fox TV Studios, follows the adult life of the antichrist and son of the devil Damien Thorn over six episodes. It is set to air sometime in 2015.

Damien has also found a director in Shekhar Kapur (Elizabeth: The Golden Age, The Four Feathers), who will be making his TV debut.

Damien is set to air in 2015 on Lifetime. You can buy The Omen Trilogy DVD box set for £6.10 from Amazon.co.uk. For more horror, check out every new issue of SciFiNow.