The First Omen was written by Ben Jacoby and David Goyer and Kevin Turen will produce the prequel through their Phantom Four banner.
The original film which was directed by Richard Donner (Superman, The Goonies and the Lethal Weapon movies) starred the great Gregory Peck as an ambassador who comes to believe that his 5-year-old son may be the living embodiment of the Antichrist.
The 1976 Omen was one of the biggest hits of the year and was considered one of the scariest movies of the decade at that time. The Omen spawned two film sequels and a series of novels. There was also a remake of the film back in 2006 which was directed