Netflix has made its first casting announcement for the upcoming The Sandman collection. Tom Sturridge (On The Highway) will play the title function of Dream of the Limitless, an anthropomorphic personification of creativity itself, whereas Gwendoline Christie (Recreation of Thrones, Star Wars: the Drive Awakens) will costar as Lucifer.
Warner Bros. has been bouncing a movie adaptation of DC Comics’ The Sandman round Hollywood for years. Joseph Gordon Levitt was on board to provide and doubtlessly star, at one level. In 2019, HBO declined to choose up the collection (as a result of “huge price ticket,” in line with Hollywood Reporter) and Netflix stepped in to provide an 11-episode season.
Becoming a member of Sturridge and Christie are Vivienne Acheampong (The Witches) as Lucienne, a feminine model of Dream’s loyal librarian Lucien; Boyd Holbrook (Logan) because the nightmare the Corinthian; Charles Dance (Recreation of Thrones) as Roderick Burgess, a human magician; and Sanjeev Bhaskar (Yesterday) and Asim Chaudhry (Black Mirror: Bandersnatch) as Cain and Abel, respectively.
From these roles, it appears affordable to count on that Netflix’s collection will cowl the primary arc of The Sandman, wherein Dream frees himself from a long time of imprisonment and goes on a quest to retrieve his gadgets of energy that takes him to Hell and again.
The Sandman can also be at present being tailored into audiobook kind. Audible introduced on Thursday that the collection would return for second and third seasons.