Bradley James Takes the Lead in Lifetime’s Damien

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According to Deadline, English actor Bradley James (best known as King Arthur on BBC’s “Merlin”) will take the lead as the adorable Antichrist in Lifetime’s series remake of The Omen titled “Damien.”

Shekhar Kapur (Elizabeth) makes his TV debut directing debut and is also executive producing the first installment of the six-episode order from Fox TV Studios, which follows Damien Thorn (James) as an adult unaware of the satanic forces around him as he comes to terms with his devilish destiny.

Glen Mazzara of “The Walking Dead” is acting as writer and showrunner on “Damien,” with Ross Fineman and Pancho Mansfield executive producing the show for a 2015 debut. It is based on the series of films which began with Richard Donner’s classic 1976 horror masterpiece, The Omen.

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