A&E’s Damien Season 1 TV series is already at episode 6 titled “Temptress” premiering tonight at 10:00 EST on A&E. You will see recurring character John Lyons (Scott Wilson) in some of these photos. Watch the preview video below and tell us what you think.
The series stars Bradley James as Damien Thorn ("Merlin," "Homeland"), along with Oscar(R) nominee Barbara Hershey ("Once Upon A Time"), Omid Abtahi ("Better Call Saul") and Meganlyn Echikunwoke ("House of Lies").
"Damien" follows the adult life of Damien Thorn, the mysterious child from the 1976 motion picture who has grown up seemingly unaware of the satanic forces around him. Haunted by his past, Damien must now come to terms with his true destiny--that he is the Antichrist. Barbara Hershey stars as Ann Rutledge, the world’s most powerful woman who has been tasked with making sure Damien fulfills his destiny. Omid Abtahi portrays Amani Golkar, a close colleague of Damien’s whose fierce loyalty will be tested when he realizes who his brother-in-arms actually is. Meganlyn Echikunwoke plays Simone Baptiste, a woman whose life is thrown into turmoil when tragedy unexpectedly strikes.
"Damien" is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios ("Homeland," "Sons Of Anarchy") for A&E Network. Glen Mazzara ("The Walking Dead," "The Shield") serves as writer and executive producer via his 44 Strong Productions. Ross Fineman ("Lights Out"), who developed the project alongside Mazzara, executive produces through his company, Fineman Entertainment. Pancho Mansfield ("Queen of the South") also serves as executive producer. Golden Globe(R) and BAFTA Award nominated director Shekhar Kapur (Elizabeth) directed and executive produces the first episode.
Synopsis: After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn must cope with life as the Anti-Christ.
Directors: Ernest R. Dickerson, Mikael Salomon, Tim Andrew, T.J. Scott, Guillermo Navarro, Nick Copus, Bronwen Hughes, Shekhar Kapur
Genres: Horror, Drama
Producers: Ross Fineman, Mark Kruger, Erik Lee, Glen Mazzara, John Ryan, Sarah Thorp, Pancho Mansfield, Nick Copus, Richard Hatem
Musicians: Bear McCreary
Editors: Nathan Gunn, Hunter M. Via, Brock Hammitt, Stewart Schill
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