The Amazon/BBC Two co-production Good Omens (based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s global bestseller) has cast its Beelzebub and three of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Anna Maxwell Martin (Philomena) is set to play the ultimate demon; Mireille Enos (The Killing) will portray War; Yusuf Gatewood (The Originals) will play Famine, and Lourdes Faberes (Knightfall) will be Pollution.
“We are hoping that Death will be played by…DEATH,” added Gaiman.
What do you get when you combine Sherlock Holmes and H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulu Mythos?
Neil Gaiman’s award-winning short story A Study in Emerald – which is being adapted as a graphic novel by Rafael Albuquerque (Ei8ht, American Vampire), Rafael Scavone (Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Special #1) and Dave Stewart (Black Hammer, Hellboy) for Dark Horse.
The 80-page hardcover edition of A Study in Emerald will be in stores on June 20, 2018.
In the Neil Gaiman/Terry Pratchett novel, the Archangel Gabriel has what amounts to a bit part – but when he started adapting the book for TV, Gaiman decided angels should have a better/bigger role in it and Gabriel, God’s primary messenger, got a lot more lines.
Now Jon Hamm has been cast as the Archangel Gabriel, who is everything Aziraphale is not: tall, good-looking, charismatic and impeccably dressed.
Good Omens is an Amazon Prime Video series that is slated to premiere in 2019 and stars Michael Sheen as the angel Aziraphale and David Tennant as the demon, Crowley.