According to Deadline, Game of Thrones alum Nell Tiger Free has officially been cast in 20th Century Studios’ upcoming horror prequel titled First omenthe latest edition in classic Warned franchise.
This marks her first major film project since appearing in independent British films Broken and Settlers. She’s also no stranger to the horror genre, currently starring in Apple TV+’s psychological horror series Serving.
First omen will be directed by Arkasha Stevenson from a script she co-wrote with Tim Smith. The film is being produced by David S. Goyer and Keith Levin for Phantom Four, with Smith serving as executive producer. Further details about its plot and characters are still being kept under wraps.
Created by David Seltzer, Warned franchise started in 1976 when the first film was directed by Richard Donner. The story revolves around an antichrist child named Damien who is adopted by the Thorn family. Due to the success of the first part, it was followed by three more sequels and a remake, with a combined worldwide gross of over $250 million at the box office. Damien has been played by different actors in each installment, including Harvey Spencer Stephens and Sam Neill.