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Witness the Genesis of Evil: THE FIRST OMEN Arrives on Hulu May 30

A poster with the words THE FIRST OMEN in red and an upside down image of a woman
Image Courtesy of 20th Century

Witness the birth of evil when 20th Century Studios' THE FIRST OMEN arrives on Hulu on May 30. Directed by Arkasha Stevenson and Certified-Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes™, THE FIRST OMEN is a prequel to the classic horror film franchise that has been described as "death-fully intense" (Witney Seibold, Slash Film), "truly petrifying" (Daisy Phillipson, Dexerto) and "the best horror movie of the year" (Witney Seibold, Slash Film)

Set in 1971 and starring Nell Tiger Free ("Game of Thrones") as American nun-to-be Margaret, who's traveling to Rome to take the veil, THE FIRST OMEN reveals the horrific events leading up to Damien's inception. Fans can delve deeper into the franchise with exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus features when the film arrives on digital retailer platforms including Prime Video, Apple TV and Fandango at Home on May 28 and on Blu-ray and DVD July 30.

Horror fans can relive the cult classics with all five Omen films available to stream now on Hulu.

In this psychological horror prequel to the classic Omen films, a young American woman is sent to Rome to being a life of service to the church. Soon, she encounters a darkness that causes her to question her faith, and that reveals a terrifying conspiracy to bring about the birth of evil incarnate.

THE FIRST OMEN stars Nell Tiger Free ("Servant"), Tawfeek Barhom (Mary Magdalene), Sonia Braga (Kiss of the Spider Woman), Ralph Ineson (The Northman) and Billy Nighy (Living). The film is directed by Arkasha Stevenson based on characters created by David Seltzer (The Omen), with a story by Ben Jacoby (Bleed) and a screenplay by Tim Smith & Arkasha Stevenson and Keith Thomas (Firestarter).

Bonus Features* Featurette

  • The Mystery of Margaret - Join director Arkasha Stevenson and stars Nell Tiger Free, Billy Nighy and Maria Caballero as they dive into the character of Margaret, her relationships with other characters, and how she's manipulated while trying to solve the film's horrifying mystery.

  • The Director's Vision - Director Arkasha Stevenson talks about her love of horror films, the opportunity to expand on The Omen legacy, and crafting The First Omen entirely through a female lens. She also describes shooting in Rome, and the cast recounts working with Arkasha

  • Signs of The First Omen - Join the director and talented artists as they reveal some of the symbolism within the set designs and the costumes. Learn how the use of practical effects blurs the line between what is real and what is not in The First Omen's terrifying world.

*Bonus features may vary by product and retailer


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