The Sandman, Netflix’s adaptation of DC comic, is finally going to become a reality with the filming for the project all set to start very soon indeed. The creator of the series, Neil Gaiman, has recently revealed in a tweet that the production on the long-awaited series will soon be commencing writing. It is starting to feel real, and they will be beginning the shooting in 3 weeks.
— Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) September 27, 2020
He also attached one of the pictures of the script of the project, making a revelation that one of the scenes is set within the space between the universes. The complex comic, which was first published in the year 1989, follows Dream, who is also named as Morpheus, who rules over the world of dreams, but he is captured by a group of black magic occultists and even tries to regain control of the dream world, escaping 72 years later.
It was announced by the online streaming service providing platform, Netflix, in the month of June of the last year that it would be developing the Sandman comics into a live-action series, with Allan Heinberg, the Wonder Woman screenwriter, acting as the showrunner.
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Some of the details of the upcoming series have been given away. However, Gaiman revealed in the month of August that the series would be taking place in the present day, adding that doing so will be giving the producers tremendous freedom to go, Ok, if they are doing it now, what would Sandman be? and that again is very liberating.
While the list of the members of the cast has not been announced yet, Gaiman has recently revealed that he had been taking notes on the actors who have starred in the adaptation of Audible in the month of July, hinting that some of them could reprise their roles in the television series.
The audiobook stars James McAvoy, who has previously worked in His Dark Materials as Dream/Morpheus, Kat Dennings, previously worked in Thor as Death, Taron Egerton, previously worked in Rocketman as John Constantine, and Michael Sheen, earlier seen in Good Omens as Lucifer.
The Sandman is made available to stream now on the official website of Audible; make sure to give it a watch. Also, for more details and updates regarding this topic, make sure to visit this website regularly.