AMC Delves Into the Supernatural With the “Demon Seeds” Festival on Saturday, March 30

JERICHO, N.Y., March 18, 2002 – On Saturday, March 30, AMC showcases four films about satanic offspring in the "Demon Seeds" festival. The line-up of four supernatural tales includes THE OTHERS, starring Uta Hagen and Diana Muldaur, and the three films of the antichrist trilogy: THE OMEN, starring Gregory Peck and Lee Remick; DAMIEN: OMEN II, with William Holden and Lee Grant; and THE FINAL CONFLICT: OMEN III, starring Sam Neill.

The festival begins at 2:00 PM (ET) with the psychological horror film THE OTHERS (1972). Two twin boys, one good and one evil, engage in a macabre game taught to them by their grandmother, played by Uta Hagen. Diana Muldaur co-stars.

When the devil comes to earth, will he be a horned and cloven-hoofed monster? Or will he look just like us? Perhaps he'll even be a little boy. Released in the 1970s during the horror renaissance, THE OMEN explored one of mankind's greatest and most enduring fears. The Fox release was a monster hit and spawned three successful sequels. At 4:00 PM (ET), AMC airs THE OMEN (1976), starring Gregory Peck, as the U.S. Ambassador to England. He suspects that his son – born on 6-6 at 6 PM – may be the antichrist in this Academy Award®-winning supernatural thriller. Lee Remick co-stars. The film was nominated for two Oscars® and won for Best Original Score.

The saga continues at 6:00 PM (ET) in DAMIEN: OMEN II (1978). Adopted by his aunt and uncle, Lee Grant and William Holden, and now enrolled in military school, Damien (Jonathan Scott-Taylor) discovers his true destiny and seeks to protect his unholy birthright. "Demon Seeds" concludes at 8:00 PM (ET) with the final film of the trilogy, THE FINAL CONFLICT: OMEN III (1981). Sam Neill is the adult Damien on a quest to fulfill his destiny by thwarting the second coming of Christ while a group of monks vow to destroy him.

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