Bad omens for ‘church’ opening

The Diary’s award for media planning and buying coup of the week goes to whoever orchestrated a half-page ad for the 30th anniversary box-set DVD of horror flick The Omen in Monday’s edition of The Independent.

The ad, on page nine of the paper, fell next to a large piece about the opening of the Church of Scientology’s new premises in London.

Next to a picture of Scientology convert and Hollywood actress Anne Archer was a close-up of young Damien. Charming.

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