The Sandman: An upcoming American fantasy streaming television series based on the 1989–1996 Neil Gaiman and DC Comics comic book of the same name. Gaiman, David S. Goyer, and Allan Heinberg created the series for the streaming site Netflix, while DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television are producing it. Follow CENTRALFALLOUT for more updates on television, movies, and web series
The Sandman Is Finally Coming To Netflix: Episodes, Cast, Release Date And Everything You Want To Know
The sandman is a fictional story from the 1990s, but it was supposed to be a movie in 2013. James Mangold and Eric Kripke, the creators of the HBO TV series, were planning to make a film version of the novel, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt and David Goyer were going to produce.
The script was written by Jack Thorne. The story is about a boy who finds himself in the middle of an unforgiving world where time and memory are unimportant and people die in an instant.
The Sandman Plot
The series centers around Morpheus the king of dreams, the brother of Death, and one of the seven Endless. In 1916, an occult ritual captured Morpheus, After 105 years of captivity, he escapes and starts a journey to retrieve stolen artifacts and gain the power to restore his Dreaming kingdom.
Neil Gaiman’s comic book series “The Sandman” is an engrossing, character-driven blend of dark fantasy and myth. Divided into ten epic chapters, the comic is a work of great literary significance.
Its story stretches across time and space, spanning both the present and the past. Neil Gaiman is the author of the graphic novel series, and he and David S. Goyer are executive producers.
The Sandman Cast
The Sandman is directed by Neil Gaiman, who co-created the series along with two artists. He responded to the criticisms of the comic book online. “The Sandman” will also star a host of new faces.
The cast of the show includes actors such as Stephen Fry, Gwendoline Christie, and Asim Chaudhry. Here’s a list of some of the most notable names in the cast.
- Tom Sturridge as Morpheus: The king of dreams and the ruler of the Dreaming.
- Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer: The ruler of Hell. The series’ incarnation of Lucifer is much closer to the character’s original depiction in the comics than his depiction in the 2016 Lucifer television series. Neil Gaiman noted that it would be difficult to reconfigure the Lucifer version, portrayed by Tom Ellis, so he would fit back into The Sandman, although having Ellis reprise his role was considered.
- Vivienne Acheampong as Lucienne: The librarian of the Dreaming. The character is a gender-flipped version of Lucien, who is the Dreaming’s librarian in the comics.
- Boyd Holbrook as The Corinthian: A nightmare who escaped the Dreaming.
- Charles Dance as Roderick Burgess: A charlatan occultist.
- Asim Chaudhry as Abel: A resident of the Dreaming, based on the Biblical Abel.
- Sanjeev Bhaskar as Cain: A resident of the Dreaming and Abel’s brother, based on the Biblical Cain.
- Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death: Dream’s kinder and wiser sister.
- Mason Alexander Park as Desire: Dream’s androgynous sibling, with whom he has a rivalry.
- Donna Preston as Despair: Dream’s sister who is twins with Desire.
- Jenna Coleman as Johanna Constantine: An occult detective and ancestor of John Constantine. Coleman plays two versions of the character, one in the eighteenth-century and another in the present day.
- Joely Richardson as Ethel Cripps: Burgess’s lover and the mother of John Dee.
- Niamh Walsh as young Ethel Cripps.
- David Thewlis as John Dee: Cripps’s insane son whose endeavor to find “truth” jeopardizes the world. Gaiman described Dee as a character “who could break your heart and keep your sympathy while taking you into the darkest places.”
- Kyo Ra as Rose Walker: A young woman who searches for her lost brother and becomes the prey of the Corinthian.
- Stephen Fry as Gilbert: Walker’s charming bodyguard.
- Razane Jammal as Lyta Hall: Walker’s friend and a widow mourning her husband Hector Hall.
- Sandra James-Young as Unity Kinkaid: Walker’s benefactor who has recently awakened from a century-long slumber.
- Patton Oswalt as the voice of Matthew the Raven: Morpheus’ emissary.
- Mark Hamill as the voice of Mervyn Pumpkinhead
The Sandman Release Date
Netflix has announced a new trailer for its upcoming sci-fi series The Sandman, The first season of The Sandman is scheduled to premiere on Netflix on August 5, 2022, with ten episodes.
The news was announced during the Geeked Week festivities. A new trailer and poster have been released, giving us a better look at Dream and his work to restore the former order.