The Sandman, the acclaimed comic book by Neil Gaiman, will be developed into a new television series by DC Entertainment and the streaming service Netflix, announced today at the annual Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour. The new series is being written by Gaiman and developed by Goyer, Heinberg, and Warner Bros. Television. The announcement was made by Jessica Rhodes of DC Entertainment and Ted Sarandos of Netflix via Twitter today. Production on the new series will begin after Gaiman has completed work on the upcoming novel Norse Mythology, scheduled to be published in 2017 by W.W. Norton & Company.
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Casting So Far
According to recent reports, Tom Sturridge is in talks to play Dream in Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of The Sandman. He would join previously announced cast members Gwendoline Christie, Vivienne Acheampong, Boyd Holbrook, and Charles Dance. The series is set to begin production later this year.
What Are Critics Saying?
The Sandman has been met with critical acclaim, with Rotten Tomatoes giving it a 100% rating based on 21 reviews. Critics have praised the show’s visuals, writing, and acting, with particular praise forLead actor Tom Hiddleston’s performance. The show has been described as visually stunning, breathtaking, and a work of art.
How Good Will It Be Compared To Other Netflix Originals?
ver, we will just have to wait and see what happens.