Did you know ? Netflix is preparing an adaptation of the famous comics The Sandman created by Neil Gaiman for DC in the early 1990s. Production is underway and the streaming has just offered a first dive behind the scenes. It was during Geeked Week, a virtual event organized this week.
A first glimpse
This is an opportunity to discover certain sets, costumes, but also to have indications on the direction taken by the director. Neil Gaiman, who will be behind the camera, promises a “rich mix of modern myths and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are perfectly intertwined “.
In addition to the start of production, we also know the cast of the series with Tom Sturridge in the role of Dream, Gwendolyn Christie in that of Lucifer, while Sanjeev Bhaskar and Asim Chaudhry will play Cain and Abel.
The Sandman follows the people and places affected by Morpheus, the King of Dreams, as he fixes the cosmic mistakes he has made during his vast existence.
The release is scheduled on Netflix for the end of 2021.
- Find below the video extract which presents the behind the scenes of The Sandman :