The coming apocalypse can deliver collectively sure unusual bedfellows within the first trailer for Amazon’s Good Omens. The long-awaited adaptation of the novel of the identical title from Terry Pratchet and Neil Gaiman will get the miniseries therapy which will very nicely do the supply materials justice, because it not solely seems to supply loads of spectacle, however it additionally boasts a stacked forged that’ll make this extra of an precise occasion sequence.
The full trailer makes it fairly clear what’s occurring, and it additionally exhibits simply how huge of an journey lies forward for viewers. One of the extra shocking issues is simply how huge an element Hamm performs because the Archangel Gabriel. And though you don’t get to listen to them, the characters voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch and Brian Cox — Satan and Death, respectively — each make an look. Check out the trailer, poster, and a synopsis of the sequence under:
“Good Omens is predicated on the beloved e book by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman which follows an unlikely duo, a fussy Angel (Michael Sheen, Masters of Sex) and a loose-living Demon (David Tennant, Doctor Who) who’ve turn into overly keen on life on Earth are compelled to type an unlikely alliance to cease Armageddon. But they’ve misplaced the Antichrist, an 11-year-old boy unaware he’s meant to deliver upon the top of days, forcing them to embark on an journey to seek out him and save the world earlier than it’s too late.”
As far as occasion sequence go, Amazon doesn’t appear to be holding again with Good Omens. For one factor, it’s primed (no pun meant) to hit the streaming service smack dab in the course of the summer time film season, suggesting that the House That Bezos Built is aiming to make this one of many blockbuster TV sequence the service has been chasing since refocusing its priorities on discovering the following Game of Thrones. If this sequence works — as each a blockbuster and as a TV sequence — maybe it will likely be indication of what Amazon has in thoughts with its upcoming Lord of the Rings sequence.
Good Omens premieres Friday, May 31 on Amazon Prime Video.