As Netflix continues its expansion to Original content, tapping into the comic book market has become a goal of theirs. With titles from Millarverse this time Netflix is seeking to Vertigo comics’ The Sandman. This is what we know so far about the first period of The Sandman.
In July 2019 it had been reported by Deadline that Netflix and Warner Bros. TV had held discussions to discuss the future of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman. With evidence that Netflix has picked the series up, this brought the title that it had been sitting for decades. The adaptation is going to be handled by Allan Heinberg who formerly worked on Wonder Woman and Grey’s Anatomy will serve as both writer and showrunner of The Sandman. Creator of all The Sandman, Neil Gaiman will serve as an executive producer alongside David S. Goyer.
When is The Sandman season 1 coming to Netflix?
The show is still so we are not hoping to see a release date announced anytime soon.
We are going to expect to learn more soon as the team and cast members are declared. Our prediction was a Spring or Summer 2021 release date, for we’re going to push it straight back into the Fall or Winter of 2021.
Will The Sandman be available in my region?
The show has been picked up as a whole Original, meaning no region will be deducted out of viewing The Sandman.
What is The Sandman?
The Sandman is a classic comic book series created by Neil Gaiman. Among the very few comic book titles to become a New York Times bestseller, The Sandman series was the flagship title for Vertigo comic book. Neil Gaiman’s writing is famed for his take on Mythology along with also his use of personification of entities. Many Gaiman’s most recent and most popular works are names such as Starz’ American Gods, Good Omens on Amazon Prime and Lucifer on Netflix.
The story of The Sandman revolves around the character Dream. Dream the other’Limitless’ is centuries old and each represents an embodiment of a force that is pure. Dream, also called Morpheus together with a whole pile of other titles and names acquired over the Billions of years will be the anthropomorphic personification of dreams. Morpheus resides in his realm”The Dreaming” where he has complete and absolute control but struggles to accommodate change (a frequent theme recurring throughout the series).
Morpheus is summoned by occult ritual but is caught and held captive for 70 decades although at the beginning of the narrative. Morpheus would go back to his realm and would take his vengeance upon his captors. Throughout Morpheus’ lack, his kingdom would set about rebuilding it and have fallen into a state of disrepair. Morpheus had time to reflect on his past while captive but the challenge of undoing past sins could be a huge undertaking that has billions of years old and set in his ways.