Good Omens premiere date set for May on Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video has revealed the Good Omens premiere date, announcing that all six episodes of the limited series adaptation will arrive on May 31. The six-part television adaptation by BBC Studios of the best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett will launch globally on Amazon Prime Video and premiere on BBC Two in the UK.
The streamer also confirmed that opposite Frances McDormand as God in the series, Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing Satan.
Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex) and David Tennant (Jessica Jones) star as fussy angel and rare book dealer Aziraphale and the fast living demon Crowley, respectively. The cast also includes Jon Hamm (Baby Driver), Jack Whitehall (The Nutcracker and the Four Realms), Michael McKean (Better Call Saul), Adria Arjona (Pacific Rim: Uprising), Nina Sosanya (Strike Back: Retribution), Ned Dennehy (Peaky Blinders), Ariyon Bakare (Life), Mark Gatiss (Game of Thrones), Derek Jacobi (Murder on the Orient Express), Nick Offerman (Bad Times at the El Royale) and Miranda Richardson (Stronger).
Good Omens was commissioned for Amazon Prime Video and for BBC Two by Patrick Holland, Controller, BBC Two; Shane Allen, Controller, BBC Comedy Commissioning and BBC commissioning editor Gregor Sharp. It is being produced by the comedy team at BBC Studios, the BBC’s commercial production arm, Narrativia and The Blank Corporation, in association with BBC Worldwide.