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22-08-06, 19:34
Fox Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The Omen (30th Anniversary Special Edition) for 23rd October 2006 priced at £17.99. The Omen tells the tale of the seemingly innocent child Damien, who is adopted by Diplomat Robert Thorn (Gregory Peck) when his own son is stillborn. Unbeknownst to Thorn and his wife, their son Damien (Harvey Stephens) is the incarnation of a terrifying biblical prophecy. Born on 6am on the 6th day of the 6th month his birth signifies the beginning of Armageddon; the site of the final confrontations between good and evil….

This new special edition includes a brand new commentary by director Richard Donner, Wes Craven’s definitive word on this horror classic, a featurette on The Omen Legacy and more.

Features include:

*Commentary by director Richard Donner and editor Stuart Baird
*Commentary by director Richard Donner and writer/director Brian Helgeland
*Love Theme featurette
*Damien To Church featurette
*Dog Attack featurette
*666 And Mrs Baylock featurette
*Jerry Goldsmith on The Score
*Curse or Coincidence featurette
*Original theatrical trailer

Digitally remastered versions of The Omen sequels, Damien: Omen II, Omen III: The Final Conflict and Omen IV: The Awakening are also released on DVD on the same date. Retail is £12.99 each.

Damien: Omen II
Seven years on from The Omen, Damien (Jonathan Scott-Taylor), now 13, lives with his uncle and aunt in Chicago. While attending military school with his cousin, strange events and gruesome deaths seem to follow in Damien’s wake… Slowly Damien begins to realise exactly what he is, and what his life is intended to accomplish.

Extras include:
*The Omen Legacy Part 2
*Commentary by producer Harvey Bernhard
*The Omen 2006 – Life After Film School featurette (23 mins)

Omen III: The Final Conflict
Damien, now mature in knowledge and power, is appointed as the new Ambassador to England and is about to launch his final assault. While being hunted by monks sworn to his destruction, Damien discovers that the Christ-child has been born again, and sets upon destroying him through a process of elimination.

Extras include:

*The Omen Legacy Part 3
*Commentary by director Graham Barker
*The Omen 2006 – Making A Scene featurette

Omen IV: The Awakening
Damien may have been defeated, but his prophecy is reborn in a mysterious girl, Delia. When her adoptive mother Karen realises her child was born under suspicious circumstances she beings to investigate. A series of bizarre accidents occur, and Karen begins to suspect everyone of conspiring against her as she unravels the truth about her baby…

Extras include:

*The Omen Legacy Part 4
*The Omen 2006 – World Premiere featurette
*The Omen 2006 – Casting Session featurette

Each of the above films is also included in the The Omen Pentology (£59.99 RRP) along with The Omen (2006), which is also released on 23rd October 2006 (details here (http://www.dvdtimes.co.uk/content.php?contentid=62516)).

Legend of Lara
22-08-06, 21:45
Sounds promising. I love a good horror movie. Although too many sequels kill it! :(