Michael Sheen and David Tennant will return to play Aziraphale and Crowley.
Two years after the broadcast of Good omens, mini-series adapted from Neil gaiman for Amazon Prime Video, the streaming platform has officially renewed the divine comedy for a season 2. Production will begin in September 2021 in Scotland, then should go through London and South Africa. Diffusion expected next year.
Aziraphale and Crowley will therefore be back, against all expectations. Originally designed as a limited series, Good omens is officially renewed for six new episodes and will see it coming back Michael sheen and David Tennant, who will reprise their roles as the angel Aziraphale and the demon Crowley.
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Obviously, with the original book written by Gaiman and Terry Pratchett having been covered almost entirely by the 2019 salvo, this season 2 of Good omens “explore storylines that go beyond the original material to illuminate the bizarre friendship between Aziraphale, a wayward angel and rare book dealer, and the dissolute-living demon, Crowley “, tease Amazon in its pitch. “Having been on Earth since its inception and having foiled the Apocalypse, Aziraphale and Crowley find an easy life among mortals in London’s Soho when an unexpected messenger presents them with a surprising mystery …“
A new story of Neil gaiman who will return as executive producer and co-showrunner with Douglas Mackinnon, who will take over the director costume.
“It has been 31 years since Good omens was released, which means it’s been 32 years since Terry Pratchett and I were lying in our respective beds in a Seattle hotel room at a World Fantasy Convention, preparing for the sequel. Terry is no longer there, but when he was still with us, we talked about what we wanted to do with it Good omens and the rest of the story. And now, thanks to BBC Studios and Amazon, it will be possible! ” welcomes Neil gaiman. “Here are the answers you’ve been waiting for. We’re back in Soho, and across time and space, solving a mystery, which begins with an angel wandering through Soho, with no memory …”