The Sandman Teaser Trailer Reveals August Premiere Date

Neil Gaiman’s adaptations of the Sandman comic book series have spent decades in development hell – but he has now finished production on the Netflix Streaming Service, and the new trailer embedded above shows that fans of The Sandman will finally have the chance to bring his characters to life. August 5th.

Described as “a rich mix of myth and dark fantasy”, the ten-part first season of The Sandman stars Tom Sturridge and has the following synopsis:

When the Sandman alias Dream – the powerful cosmic being who controls all our dreams – is unexpectedly captured and held for more than a century, he must travel through different worlds and timelines to solve the Chaos caused by his absence.

Sturridge is joined in the cast by Boyd Holbrook, Patton Oswalt, Vivienne Acheampong, Gwendoline Christie, Charles Dance, Jenna Coleman, David Thewlis, Stephen Fry, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Mason Alexander Park, Donna Preston, Vanesu Samunyai (formerly known as “Kyo Ra”).(1), John Cameron Mitchell, Asim Chaudhry, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Joely Richardson, Niamh Walsh, Sandra James Young, Razane Jammal and Mark Hamill.

Hamill is the youngest actor to be announced. Netflix says it will “talk to beloved character Merv Pumpkinhead.”

The Sandman was developed by Gaiman, Allan Heinberg and David S. Goyer. The three of them are the executive producers of the series, and Heinberg is also the Showrunner. The series is produced by Warner Bros.Television.

I’ve heard a lot about the Sandman over the years, but I’ve never read any of the comics. This Netflix series is interesting. I’ll probably give it a try at some point. Are you a Fan of Gaiman Comics? What does the Sandman Teaser for the Netflix series look like to you? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

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