It was announced last month that David Tennant and Michael Sheen will star in Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens. Now the Amazon/BBC-produced series is well underway.

The series is set to start filming next week. The showrunner and writer, Neil Gaiman, along with the late Terry Pratchett took to Twitter to update the progress of Good Omens production. The first read through took place a couple of days ago. The first photo of David Tennant and Michael Sheen hit Instagram shared by an Amazon casting personnel.

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As to be expected, the reactions flooded social media but one thing got fans excited the most was David Tennant’s red hair. It has been a long running joke around David Tennant’s Doctor that he’s always wanted to be a ginger. The former Doctor Who star finally got his wish.

Yes, David Tennant is now ginger, you get the gist.

However, Neil Gaiman wasn’t done. He revealed additional cast including Adria Arjona (True Detective, Emerald City), Ned Dennehy (Peaky Blinders, Versailles), Ariyon Bakare (Life, New Blood), and Nina Sosanya (Casanova, Doctor Who)

Nina has worked with David Tennant on several projects including the upcoming film You, Me and Him which due to release later this year. Also, actor Michael McKean (Better Call Saul) revealed on his own Twitter that he is also joining the cast of Good Omens.

  • David Tennant – Crowley
  • Michael Sheen – Aziraphale
  • Adria Arjona – Anathema
  • Nina Sosanya – Sister Mary Loquacious
  • Michael McKean – Shadwell
  • Ned Dennehy – Hastur
  • Ariyon Bakare – Ligur
About Good Omens

The series is set in 2018 where the world and the humanity are on the brink of apocalypse. An fussy angel, Aziraphale (Michael Sheen) and a fast living demon, Crowley (David Tennant) who grow very fond of Earth and are not too happy about the final judgement as they can’t seem the find the Antichrist. Good Omens is a limited series with six, 1-hour episodes.

Good Omens is based on Gaiman’s novel, written in collaboration with Terry Pratchett, who passed away in 2015. Gaiman will also serve as writer and showrunner for the project. Gaiman’s writing credits including American Gods and Lucifer.

Good Omens is co-produced by BBC Studios with Narrativia and the Blank Corporation and in association with BBC Worldwide for Amazon Prime Video and the BBC. Following its exclusive launch on Amazon Prime Video, the series will also be broadcast on BBC in the U.K. First-run rights for markets where Prime Video doesn’t operate will be distributed by BBC Worldwide, which will also handle second-run rights internationally.

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