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New Trailer for the Damien TV Series Appropriates The Omen's Most Famous Line

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We recently got a new trailer for the upcoming Fox show Lucifer; not to be outdone, A&E would like to remind you of its own entry into the “2016: The Year of Our Dark Lord” television sweepstakes, busting out a teaser for Damien, which builds off the story of classic 1976 horror film The Omen.

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As we learned at San Diego Comic Con earlier this year, Damien is set 25 years after The Omen and stars Bradley James (Merlin) as the grown-up son of Satan who doesn’t remember anything about his past. Helping jog this unaware Antichrist’s memories are characters played by Barbara Hershey (as a mysterious protector figure), Deadwood’s Robin Weigart (as a Vatican investigator), and The Walking Dead’s Scott Wilson (as a “power broker” of some kind).

In the below teaser, we see a sleek and contemporary update of one of the most haunting scenes from the original Omen; as is befitting the character’s adult age, he’s no longer willing nannies to fling themselves out of windows. That 666 birthmark still apparently has the same dangerous powers, though.

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[Via Deadline]

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