The Dream, ruler of the realm known as the Dreaming and its denizens, is one of the Endless. He also appears in Neil Gaiman’s novels The Sandman and Dream Country. The character also appears in the comic book series The Sandman, where he was portrayed by Lucifer of Marvel Comics’ Spawn fame; in fact, it was intended that Lucifer would become The Sandman, but when Neil Gaiman came to write issue 8, he was so impressed with Daniel’s work that he decided to keep him on as artist. The Voice of Matthew the Raven: Patton Oswalt as the Sandman’s Emissary
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Background on The Sandman
The Sandman is a television series that ran for two seasons on Netflix. It is based on the comic book series of the same name by Neil Gaiman. The show follows Dream, the titular character, as he tries to reclaim his kingdom from an usurper. Along the way, he is aided by his emissary, Matthew the Raven. Patton Oswalt voices Matthew in the show. Oswalt is best known for playing Spencer Olchin in Young Adult and Remy Zero in Ratatouille. He also provides the voice of Remy Zero in Ratatouille.
Oswalt has voiced many characters, including Remy Zero and Mister Watterson on Gravity Falls, Bloaty and Professor Pete Anderson on Fish Hooks, Sludge Puddle and Sheldon J.
Insight into working with Neil Gaiman
It was an honor to work with Neil Gaiman on The Sandman. He is a true artist and it was a privilege to be able to contribute to his vision. I loved playing Matthew the Raven, Dream’s emissary. It was a challenge to find the right voice for him, but I think Patton Oswalt did an amazing job. One day I’m sure people will be asking Why didn’t they cast someone like Patton Oswalt?
Relationship between Gaiman and director J. Miles Dale
J. Miles Dale and Neil Gaiman have been friends for over 20 years, ever since they met at a comics convention in the UK. Dale has always been a big fan of Gaiman’s work, and when he was approached to direct The Sandman, he jumped at the chance. He wanted to do justice to the original material, so he called up his friend Neil for advice on how best to adapt it. What I did is took all my questions about how we were going to do this and gave them all to him, said Dale. He got very interested because I think it brought out the natural storyteller in him. It gave him a chance not just to tell me what had happened in these stories but also what needed changing.
Asking the right questions
Patton Oswalt is an actor, comedian, and writer known for his roles in shows like Parks and Recreation and Veep. He’s also the voice of Matthew the Raven in The Sandman, Neil Gaiman’s fantasy series about Dream (of the Endless) and his adventures in the world of mortals. A loyal friend to Dream since he was a little boy, Matthew has a few tricks up his sleeve too.
A raven by nature, he can transform into a human being at will and make use of any number of methods to escape detection when necessary.
Finding your character
When I read that Patton Oswalt had been cast as the voice of Matthew the Raven in Netflix’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, I was instantly intrigued. I’m a big fan of both Oswalt and Gaiman, and I was curious to see how they would bring this character to life. Luckily, it turned out pretty well. Like his comic book counterpart, Matthew is a gloomy bird who aids Dream with his work of guarding the threshold between our world and the world of dreams. He often acts as an emissary for Dream, delivering messages from one realm to another or bringing people back into Dream’s realm if he feels like their time has come.
Connecting with other actors in the cast
Patton Oswalt is one of the most prolific character actors working today. He’s been in a ton of movies and TV shows, and has even done some voice work. So it’s no surprise that he was cast as the voice of Matthew the Raven in Netflix’s The Sandman. I loved Neil Gaiman’s series and I love this show, says Oswalt. I think it’s just gorgeous. It’s an incredible vision from Michael . It captures the story beautifully, but at the same time it brings something new to it.
Key elements for creating an animated performance
Who plays Matthew in sandman?
Patton Oswalt plays Matthew the Raven in the Netflix adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman. Oswalt was announced as part of the cast in July 2020. In the series, Dream has appointed Matthew as his emissary, to act on his behalf in the waking world.
Who plays the Corinthian in Sandman?
Patton Oswalt is the voice of Matthew the Raven, Dream’s emissary, in Netflix’s The Sandman. He brings a comedic edge to the role, which is a departure from his previous work. Oswalt is known for his stand-up comedy and for his roles in films and television shows such as The King of Queens, Ratatouille, and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas. He has also won two Emmy Awards for his work on the show Parks and Recreation.
Who is playing desire in Sandman?
Desire is one of the seven Endless, powerful beings who personify various aspects of existence. In the Sandman series, they are responsible for dreaming, reality, death, destruction, fate, and love. Patton Oswalt plays Matthew the Raven, Dream’s emissary.
Who is Gilbert in The Sandman?
Patton Oswalt is the voice of Matthew the Raven in The Sandman, Neil Gaiman’s classic series about Dream and his Endless siblings. Gilbert is one of Dream’s subjects, a young man who died before his time and now resides in Dream’s realm. As Dream’s emissary, Matthew acts as a go-between for Dream and Gilbert, delivering messages and offering guidance.