Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman for Netflix

Dark fantasy comic book gets a Netflix adaptation.

This week Netflix announced a new series The Sandman, based on the comic book series created by Neil Gaiman (Good Omens).

Gaiman and and David S. Goyer (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, Krypton) are executive producers of the series described as a rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven. The series follows the people and places affected by Morpheus, the Dream King, as he mends the cosmic -and human- mistakes he’s made during his vast existence.

Allan Heinberg (Wonder Woman, Grey’s Anatomy) is showrunner.

“We’re thrilled to partner with the brilliant team that is Neil Gaiman, David S. Goyer and Allan Heinberg to finally bring Neil’s iconic comic book series, The Sandman, to life onscreen,” said Channing Dungey, vice-president, Original Series, Netflix. “From its rich characters and storylines to its intricately built-out worlds, we’re excited to create an epic original series that dives deep into this multi-layered universe beloved by fans around the world.”

2 Responses

  1. Now if they can do it half as well as Good Omens it will be stunning.
    I’d like to put my vote in for Tom Ellis as Lucifer- MCU style.

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