We haven’t seen the final of Aziraphale and Crowley.
Good Omens — which was initially conceived as a restricted sequence — has been renewed for Season 2, Amazon Prime introduced Tuesday. Michael Sheen and David Tennant will reprise their respective roles because the angel Aziraphale and demon Crowley in six new episodes, which is able to start filming in Scotland later this 12 months.
Per Amazon, the second season “will discover storylines that transcend the unique supply materials to light up the uncanny friendship between Aziraphale, a fussy angel and uncommon ebook seller, and the fast-living demon Crowley. Having been on Earth since The Starting and with the Apocalypse thwarted, Aziraphale and Crowley are getting again to simple dwelling amongst mortals in London’s Soho when an surprising messenger presents a shocking thriller.”
Neil Gaiman will proceed to function government producer and co-showrun together with fellow EP Douglas Mackinnon, who will even return to direct. Rob Wilkins, John Finnemore and BBC Studios Productions’ Head of Comedy Josh Cole will even executive-produce, whereas Finnemore will function co-writer alongside Gaiman.
“It’s 31 years since Good Omens was printed, which implies it’s 32 years since Terry Pratchett and I lay in our respective beds in a Seattle resort room at a World Fantasy Conference, and plotted the sequel,” Gaiman mentioned in a press release. “I acquired to make use of bits of the sequel in Good Omens — that’s the place our angels got here from. Terry’s not right here any longer, however when he was, we had talked about what we needed to do with Good Omens, and the place the story went subsequent. And now, because of BBC Studios and Amazon, I get to take it there.
“I’ve enlisted some great collaborators, and John Finnemore has come on board to hold the torch with me,” the assertion continues. “There are such a lot of questions individuals have requested about what occurred subsequent (and likewise, what occurred earlier than) to our favourite Angel and Demon. Listed here are the solutions you’ve been hoping for. We’re again in Soho, and all via time and area, fixing a thriller, which begins with an angel wandering via Soho, with no reminiscence.”
Added Sheen, “Personally I’m towards it, however the world isn’t going to only save itself, is it? If David and I can handle to not fall out too badly this time it might actually have a likelihood of getting completed.”
Tennant additionally chimed in, saying that “the return of Good Omens is nice information for me, personally. As I get to work with Michael once more, and I get to say Neil’s great phrases as soon as extra. It’s most likely much less good for the universe because it nearly actually means there might be some recent existential risk to its existence to cope with, however, you recognize – swings and roundabouts…”
The primary season of Good Omens was launched on Amazon Prime in Could 2019 and was primarily based on the beloved 1990 novel Good Omens: The Good and Correct Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, by Pratchett and Gaiman. Along with Sheen and Tennant, the Season 1 ensemble included Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman, Jack Whitehall, Miranda Richardson, Adria Arjona, Michael McKean, Anna Maxwell Martin and Mireille Enos.
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