Along with the release date, Amazon has also revealed a first look at the series’ main titles, as well as a delightful set of new images – just enough to tide us over until Armageddon.
Watch the beautifully wacky title sequence below.
Author Neil Gaiman is executive producer, and has written all six episodes in the series based on his and the late Terry Pratchett’s bestselling novel.
“Normally when people say, ‘What’s it like?’, what they really want is you to say something like, ‘It’s Casablanca in Space’ or whatever. They would like you to compare it to other things,” Gaiman said when asked what the Good Omens adaptation will be like on screen.
“Good Omens from the start has been this thing where there’s no thing to compare it to. There’s never been anything like this thing, and we’re making it, so it’s itself. That is simultaneously incredibly liberating and terrifying.”
Former Doctor Who star David Tennant and Master of Sex actor Michael Sheen star as the demon Crowley and the angel Aziraphale respectively, an unlikely duo who team up in an attempt to stop the apocalypse.
Michael Sheen and David Tennant star in Good Omens (Amazon Prime Video)
“Good Omens began life with the BBC, and the BBC went, ‘It’s much too big for us, we need some kind of partner,'” Gaiman said in 2018. “And we went to Amazon who said, ‘We don’t really want to be your partners; we’d like it if you made it for us.’”
However, the series will still be broadcast at a later, currently unconfirmed date on BBC2 following its debut on Amazon Prime Video.