Michael Sheen, David Tennant Reprise Characters in Good Omens: Lockdown
On the 30th anniversary of the original publication of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens, the stars of the BBC/Amazon Prime television adaptation Michael Sheen and David Tennant reprised their characters in a new video featuring the angel Aziraphale (Sheen) and the demon Crowley (Tennant) chatting on the phone during the quarantine. The video was written by Gaiman and directed by Douglas Mackinnon (Sherlock, Good Omens). You can listen to Aziraphale and Crowley reunite (while social distancing) below!
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 produced by the comedy team at BBC Studios, the BBC’s commercial production arm, Narrativia and The Blank Corporation, in association with BBC Worldwide.
The six-part limited series is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video. The 1990 novel followed the angel and demon who got a little too cozy on Earth as they work together to try and stop the impending apocalypse.
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