The Good Omens television show is chugging along nicely and we’ve got more great casting news and some pictures from the first table read!
First up, Michael McKean (Better Call Saul) is playing Sgt Shadwell, leader of the Witchfinder Army:
While Newt Pulsifer (the only other member of the Witchfinder Army) is being played by British comedian Jack Whitehall (Travels with my Father) and Madame Tracy (a psychic who is Shadwell’s only friend) is being played by the eminent Miranda Richardson (whose been in everything from Blackadder to Harry Potter). Earlier this week, Adria Arjona (Emerald City) was announced as playing Anathema Device. And we already know that David Tennant and Michael Sheen are Crowley and Aziraphale.
Of course, now we have an image of the first read through and their new hairstyles:
More casting news from Neil Gaiman himself: Nina Sosanya will be playing Sister Mary Loquacious of the Chattering Order of St. Beryl, the nun who switches the Anti-Christ, while Ned Dennehy (Peaky Blinders) and Ariyon Bakare (Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell) will be Hastur and Ligur.
The only cast members not revealed are the children playing Adam and his friends (Them) and the Four Horsepeople of the Apocalypse.
And just in case you need a good cry, this was also at the table read: