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Review: ‘Good Omens’ Takes A Bizarre and Delightful Poke At Religious Tropes
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Good Omens
Season 1 Episode 1: “In The Beginning”
Directed by Douglas Mackinnon
Written by Rebecca Sonnenshine
Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Starring Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Frances McDormand, Jon Hamm and Nick Offerman
Amazon Prime Video
Air Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

The long-awaited Amazon Prime Video original series, Good Omens, has finally been released for our viewing pleasure. Having covered New York Comic-Con and SXSW panels on the show –– based on the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch –– as well as interviewing the cast and creators, the Geeks of Doom have been READY to see David Tennant (Crowley), Michael Sheen (Aziraphale), and their outstanding castmates in all their glory. Gaiman servers as writer and showrunner on the series, which takes a bizarre and delightful poke at religious tropes.

Read here below for a review of Good Omens Episode 1: “In The Beginning.” WARNING: Spoilers ahead!

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SXSW 2019: ‘Good Omens’ Has The Potential To Kill The Predictable American TV Era
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Good Omens SXSW Experience

The delightful chaos wrought by Amazon Studios’ new Good Omens TV series at SXSW cannot be denied or ignored, literally. With such an enormously immersive marketing strategy, you’d expect it was being positioned as the next Game of Thrones or Westworld, both of which saw HBO employ similar tactics in years past. But, you’d be utterly and completely wrong.

Good Omens is something entirely different — and, if successful, could have the potential to usher in a new era of TV.

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SXSW 2019: Good Omens’ Nuns Crash All Of SXSW (While Terry Pratchett Presumably Smiles From Heaven)
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2019 SXSW Good Omens nuns

Austin, Texas feels like the center of a nonsensical apocalyptic event of biblical proportions, with random people floating around dressed in vivid white angel wings and evil dark suites characteristic of a demon. Bikers roam the streets, while grifters hold signs and pass out literature to reinforce their insistence that “the end is nigh.”

Also, nuns are literally everywhere. Every. Freaking. Where.

First off, yes, Texas’ weirdest city is full of rowdy, unapologetic sinners from all walks of life. Secondly, no, none of them caused this — rather it’s an enormous promotional blitz Amazon Studios created at the annual SXSW conference for its adaption of the novel Good Omens written by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett.

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SXSW 2019: Amazon’s ‘Good Omens’ Gives Fans A Real Garden Of Earthly Delights
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Good Omens SXSW experience

I have been to the Garden of Earthly Delights, and it is stocked with good beer, puppies, and free manicures. By that I mean the adaptation of Good Omens to the small screen is going to make massive waves when it premieres later this year, at least if the show’s presence at this year’s SXSW is any indication.

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Official Trailer For ‘Good Omens’ TV Series Released; Brian Cox To Play Death
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Good Omens

Amazon Prime Video has released an official trailer for Good Omens, the upcoming series based on the Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch.

The show follows an odd couple angel and demon (played by Michael Sheen and David Tennant), who have grown fond of their lives on Earth and aren’t at all fans of the coming end of days.

Continue below for more info on Good Omens, and to check out the trailer.

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NYCC 2018 Interview: ‘Good Omens’ Cast & Creators (Video)
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Good Omens Press Room NYCC 2018

There is a lot of buzz going around regarding the Amazon Prime Video original series, Good Omens, based on the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch. Pfeff-Bot (me!) of Geeks of Doom had the opportunity to interview the cast and creators of Good Omens following the electrifying New York Comic-Con panel and trailer release on Saturday afternoon, October 6th.

Read the exclusive interviews and watch the full videos from Geeks of Doom’s Sarah Pfeffer here below!

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NYCC 2018: Teaser Trailer Released At ‘Good Omens’ Panel
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Good Omens Cast Panel NYCC

The end is nigh, but the cast and creators of Good Omens still found the time to chat with New York Comic-Con attendees and share the new trailer for the Amazon Prime original series, which you can watch here below. In attendance for the NYCC panel at Madison Square Garden were stars Michael Sheen (Aziraphale), David Tennant (Crowley), Jon Hamm (Archangel Gabriel) and Miranda Richardson (Madame Tracy), as well as creator and showrunner Neil Gaiman, moderator Whoopi Goldberg, and director Douglas Mackinnon.

Read here below for a sneak peek into the Good Omens panel with the cast and creators.

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SDCC 2018: Frances McDormand To Voice God In ‘Good Omens’; Behind The Scenes Video Released
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Good Omens Header Image

During Amazon’s Prime Showcase panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 their adaptation of Good Omens, the book by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, was on hand.

At one point during the show’s time on stage a disembodied voice rang out, speaking to Gaiman, who created the series and is the showrunner. The voice belonged to God, a character on the show. And who was voicing God? That would be two-time Academy Award winner Frances McDormand (Fargo, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri).

Continue below to see what she had to say and to check out a Good Omens behind the scenes video as well as a new poster.

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‘Good Omens’: Jon Hamm Joins Neil Gaiman’s Amazon Series
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Jon Hamm Mad Men amc Don Draper joins Good Omens

Jon Hamm has joined the cast of Good Omens, the upcoming television adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett‘s novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, Amazon Studios and BBC announced today.

Hamm, who’s best known for his leading role in TV’s Mad Men and was seen earlier this year in Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver, will be playing the role of the archangel Gabriel, who is the primary messenger of God, in the upcoming six-part limited series.

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First Look: David Tennant & Michael Sheen In Neil Gaiman’s ‘Good Omens’
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Good Omens David Tennant Michael Sheen First Look

Filming has begun in London on Good Omens, the limited television series from Amazon Studios based on the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, and Gaiman has revealed today the first look at its stars David Tennant and Michael Sheen in character.

Check out the full image here below of Tennant and Sheen on set from the opening scenes shot at St. James Park in London.

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