20th Century Studios has released the first official trailer for The First Omen, the studio’s upcoming psychological horror film that serves as a prequel to the classic horror franchise. The first poster for the film was also shared, as seen above.
The First Omen‘s official description reads:
“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.”
Directed by Arkasha Stevenson based on characters created by David Seltzer (The Omen), 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 story is by Ben Jacoby (Bleed) with Tim Smith & Arkasha Stevenson and Keith Thomas (Firestarter) penning the screenplay.
Producers for the film are David S. Goyer (Hellraiser) and Keith Levine (The Night House), with Tim Smith, Whitney Brown (Rosaline), and Gracie Wheelan serving as executive producers.
The First Omen releases in theaters April 5.