In January, Netflix unveiled the remarkable principal forged it had gathered for its bold adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s beloved comic The Sandman. As the streamer desperately makes an attempt to create in-property franchises, noteworthy IP these types of as this take on a larger emphasis.
That to start with batch of proficient names incorporated Tom Sturridge (Dream of the Endless), Gwendolyn Christie (Lucifer), Sanjeev Bhaskar and Amid Chaudry as Cain and Abel, Charles Dance (Roderick Burgess), Vivienne Acheampong (Lucienne) and Boyd Holbrook (The Corinthian). Now, we have a host of new names rounding out the forged and solidifying The Sandman as a job of fascination to maintain an eye on.
- Kirby Howell-Baptiste is Demise, Dream’s wiser sister.
- Mason Alexander Park is Wish, Dream’s sibling, and need personified.
- Donna Preston is Despair, Dream’s sister, and the twin of Drive.
- Jenna Coleman is Johanna Constantine, haunted exorcist and Occult Adventuress for Employ.
- Niamh Walsh is Youthful Ethel Cripps, a betrayed and decided younger woman trying to get to endure.
- Joely Richardson is Ethel Cripps, Grasp thief and girl of a thousand identities.
- David Thewlis is John Dee, Ethel’s son. Hazardous, insane and on a quest for truth of the matter.
- Kyo Ra is Rose Walker, a young woman on a determined look for for her missing brother. She discovers a relationship to Desire that neither of them can escape.
- Stephen Fry is Gilbert, Debonair protector of Rose Walker.
- Razane Jammal is Lyta Hall, Rose’s greatest mate and travel companion.
- Sandra James Young is Unity Kincaid, Heiress and mysterious benefactor.
- Patton Oswalt will voice Matthew the Raven, Dream’s trusted emissary. A Raven.
The Sandman is a new dim fantasy Netflix collection based mostly on The Sandman comic guide sequence designed for DC by Neil Gaiman (Great Omens, Coraline). Gaiman is also an Executive Producer and Co-Author. The sequence is created by Warner Bros. Tv.
Allan Heinberg (Surprise Lady, Grey’s Anatomy) serves as Government Producer and Showrunner. David S. Goyer (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, Terminator: Dim Destiny, Basis) serves as Government Producer and Goyer and Heinberg are also Co-Writers on the task.
The formal logline is: “A abundant mix of modern fantasy and dark fantasy in which up to date fiction, historic drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven, The Sandman follows the men and women and destinations afflicted by Morpheus, the Aspiration King, as he mends the cosmic — and human — mistakes he’s built throughout his wide existence.”