The Sandman Will Be Premiering Globally on Netflix this August

A Dream come true!

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Dream will be played by English actor Tom Sturridge. Image courtesy of Netflix

When the Sandman, aka Dream (Tom Sturridge)–the powerful cosmic being who controls all our dreams–is unexpectedly captured and held prisoner for over a century, he must journey across different worlds and timelines to fix the chaos his absence has caused. 

Based on the beloved award-winning DC comic series written by Neil Gaiman, THE SANDMAN is a rich, character-driven blend of myth and dark fantasy woven together over the course of ten epic chapters following Dream’s many adventures. Developed and executive produced by Gaiman, showrunner Allan Heinberg, and David S. Goyer, THE SANDMAN is produced by Warner Bros. Television.

The series also stars 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”), John Cameron Mitchell, Asim Chaudhry, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Joely Richardson, Niamh Walsh, Sandra James-Young and Razane Jammal.

Out of their panel at Geeked Week, Neil Gaiman, Allan Heinberg and cast reveal official teaser and news that Mark Hamill will voice beloved character Merv Pumpkinhead. 

Star Wars alumnus Mark Hamill will voice Merv Pumpkinhead on the series. Photo by Gage Skidmore

The Sandman will debut on Netflix on August 5. It will have 10 episodes; 1 hour each.

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