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Lifetime orders "The Omen" sequel "Damien" to series

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Lifetime’s The Omen-inspired horror series is a go: The cable network has given a straight-to-series order to Damien, a modern-day drama based on Twentieth Century Fox’s The Omen horror franchise.

The Lifetime revamp is written and executive produced by former Walking Dead showrunner Glen Mazzara. The series will follow the adult life of Damien Thorn, “the mysterious child from the 1976 motion picture who has grown up, seemingly unaware of the satanic forces around him. Haunted by his past, Damien must now come to terms with his true destiny — that he is the Antichrist, the most feared man throughout the ages.”

“Glen Mazzara has re-imagined him as a dark, romantic, anti-hero and this fresh take blends complex characters with premium storytelling to make something truly original,” said Rob Sharenow, exec vp and general manager of Lifetime.

Lifetime has ordered six initial episodes of Damien and expects to debut the series next year.

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klutzy_girl 25th-Aug-2014 05:07 pm (UTC)
Okay, this has the potential to be terrifying and I am absolutely here for that.
spankmypirate 25th-Aug-2014 05:25 pm (UTC)
“Glen Mazzara has re-imagined him as a dark, romantic, anti-hero

aka Tumblr's new fapping material, lordT
headcaseheidi 25th-Aug-2014 05:56 pm (UTC)
lol mte

rpf slash alert
hummingmymelody 25th-Aug-2014 05:26 pm (UTC)
nope. and why the fuck is LMN showing all those reality shows? stawp!
francesbcobain 25th-Aug-2014 05:57 pm (UTC)
Make Damien a girl and get Milania from Real Housewives of New Jersey to play her. That demon child good lordt.
dragoncrab88 25th-Aug-2014 06:00 pm (UTC)
sounds like a good idea except for the fact itll be on lifetime. you just know itll be a mess with lifetime at the wheel. but of course ill still watch it.
mystickiwi 25th-Aug-2014 06:05 pm (UTC)
Just bring back Lucy, Daughter of the Devil
headcaseheidi 25th-Aug-2014 06:11 pm (UTC)
lifetime is now airing shows with male, ~tortured protagonists?


oh
sassandthecity 25th-Aug-2014 07:52 pm (UTC)
Lord, because the world was lacking in white male anti-hero shows.
murphyboy11 25th-Aug-2014 10:55 pm (UTC)
Lifetime has actually been coming out with some decent shows lately. lol.
prophecypro 27th-Aug-2014 10:29 am (UTC)
Lifetime tho
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