'The Omen' is Getting a Prequel

Look how happy little Damien is to be getting a prequel!
Look at me, Damien! It's all for you!

On June 25, 1976, we were introduced to a cherubic little scamp named Damien, in the Richard Donner-directed, The Omen. Sure Damien was a receptacle for evil, but he wiggled his way into our souls. There were sequels, a remake in 2006, books, and now a TV show on Fox bearing his name. But what happened before the original? According to an exclusive from The Hollywood Reporter, a prequel is in the works to head to a theater near you.

From THR, "Antonio Campos, the indie filmmaker who most recently directed the Sundance movie Christine, is in negotiations to helm the supernatural horror thriller titled The First Omen, which is being produced by David Goyer and his Phantom Four banner." The prequel is being written by Ben Jacoby.

There is no word on when we can expect to see what happens before all the hell broke loose but we'll keep you posted.

-Larissa Mrykalo