Netflix’s scary collection “The Sandman” premiered on Aug. 5, and three months later, the streamer has green-lit extra episodes for the darkish fantasy drama. On Nov. 2, Netflix’s Tudum broke the information of the present’s return, noting new tales will quickly be tailored from Neil Gaiman’s DC comic-book collection, which impressed Netflix’s display screen adaptation.
“Thousands and thousands upon hundreds of thousands of individuals have welcomed and watched and liked ‘The Sandman’ on Netflix, from established ‘Sandman’ followers to individuals who have been merely curious, after which turned obsessive about the Lord of Goals, his household and their goings-on,” Gaiman mentioned in a press release. “It offers me unbelievable pleasure to say that, working with Netflix and Warner Bros., Allan Heinberg, David Goyer and I might be bringing much more of ‘The Sandman’ tales to life.” He added: “There are some astonishing tales ready for Morpheus and the remainder of them (to not point out extra members of the Infinite Household to satisfy).”
Based on Netflix, the present’s forthcoming episodes will act as a “continuation of ‘The Sandman’ world.” Forward of the present’s renewal, “The Sandman” cocreator Allan Heinberg informed “Leisure Tonight” that the solid and crew have been already planning to proceed the story earlier than Netflix gave them the inexperienced mild for extra episodes. “We’re laying the groundwork in case we’re requested to make one,” Heinberg mentioned.
In his Tudum assertion, Gaiman added, “No one goes to be happier about this than the ‘Sandman’ solid and crew: they’re the most important Sandman followers there are. And now it is time to get again to work. There is a household meal forward, in spite of everything. And Lucifer is ready for Morpheus to return to Hell . . .”
“The Sandman” — which stars Tom Sturridge, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Jenna Coleman, and Gwendoline Christie — is predicated on the 75-issue comedian collection Gaiman printed from 1989 to 1996, which chronicles the story of Morpheus (Sturridge), aka Dream, and his quest to revive his Dreaming realm. Following its preliminary premiere, “The Sandman” launched a shock bonus episode for season one, a two-parter titled “A Dream of a Thousand Cats/Calliope.”
So far as hopes for the way forward for “The Sandman,” Sturridge beforehand informed “Leisure Tonight” that he’d favor there to be much less preventing in its continuation. “In fact [getting renewed] can be a delight,” he added. “Who is aware of what all of them take into consideration? However what we first hope is that it builds an viewers and that individuals actually take pleasure in it, and I feel they’ll as a result of it is not like something anybody’s seen earlier than.”
A launch date for the brand new episodes of “The Sandman” has but to be set, however season one is at the moment streaming on Netflix.