Good Omens: First look behind the scenes on Amazon Prime Video's fantasy series

David Tennant, Michael Sheen and Neil Gaiman give us a sneak peek at what's in store when the apocalyptic-series is released.

Amazon Prime Video’s Good Omens is one of the most highly-anticipated TV series of 2019, bringing Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s acclaimed fantasy novel to the screen with an all-star cast.

David Tennant and Michael Sheen play loose-living demon Crowley and the fussy angel Aziraphale in the apocalyptic drama, which forces the two unlikely friends to team together and save the world before it’s too late.

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First look behind the scenes?

The new short film gives us a sneak peek at a range of characters for the first time including Anna Maxwell Martin as Beelzebub as well as giving fans a glimpse into some of the special effects used including the M25 turning into a flaming wall around London and the 400-foot-high CGI-animated Satan, voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch.

 

When is Good Omens released?

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All six episodes of Good Omens are released on Prime Video on Friday, May 31st.

The series launches exclusively on Prime Video in the UK.

Where is Good Omens filmed?

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Good Omens has been filming across the UK and around the world.

Production teams have been spotted in Guildford, Christ’s College, St James’ Park London and Oxfordshire.

The show has also shot scenes in Cape Town. The South African location will apparently be used to double for scenes in Rome and the Middle East.

The series is a US/UK co-production between Amazon Studios and BBC Studios.

What is Good Omens about?

Good Omens on Prime Video

In Good Omens, the end of the world is coming, which means a fussy Angel (Michael Sheen) and a loose-living Demon (David Tennant) who’ve become overly fond of life on Earth are forced to form an unlikely alliance to stop Armageddon.

But they have lost the Antichrist, an 11-year-old boy unaware he’s meant to bring upon the end of days, forcing them to embark on an adventure to find him and save the world before it’s too late…

The Amazon Original, based on the beloved book by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman, is directed by Douglas Mackinnon (Sherlock: The Abominable Bride).

Who is in the cast?

Good Omens on Prime Video

Joining Tennant and Sheen are an all-star cast including Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman, Jack Whitehall, Miranda Richardson, Adria Arjona, Michael McKean, Mireille Enos, Anna Maxwell Martin and Benedict Cumberbatch as Satan.

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