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Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman: The King of Dreams to make way to Netflix on THIS date

Based on Gaiman’s comic books of the same name, the series stars Tom Sturridge, Gwendoline Christie, David Thewlis, Stephen Fry, Vivienne Acheampong, Mason Alexander Park, Charles Dance and Kirby Howell-Baptiste.

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Last Updated: 04.07 AM, Jun 07, 2022

Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman: The King of Dreams to make way to Netflix on THIS date

The King of Dreams is gearing up for his live action debut soon. Netflix recently unveiled the release date of its upcoming series The Sandman, along with a trailer.

The trailer shows Morpheus, the titular sandman and The king of dreams, return to his realm after being held captive for over a century. But in his absence, his kingdom has started to crumble and decay. As the world starts to forget about him, Morpheus takes it upon himself to remind the realms who is his. Viewers also get to see glimpses of other characters from the series, including Lucienne, Death, Desire and Johanna Constantine.

The trailer also unveiled the show’s release date. The series will release on Netflix on August 5, 2022.

Check out the trailer below:

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The upcoming Netflix series is based on Neil Gaiman’s popular graphic novels of the same name, first published in 1989. The comics revolve around the story of Morpheus, the ruler of the dream realm, who is captured and imprisoned by an occult group. Morpheus is one of the Endless, consisting of Delirium, Desire, Despair, Destiny, Destruction, and Dream.

The upcoming series stars Tom Sturridge as Dream. The series also stars Gwendoline Christie, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Mason Alexander Park and Jenna Coleman as Lucifer, Death, Despair and Johanna Constantine. David Thewlis, Stephen Fry, Vivienne Acheampong, Boyd Holbrook, Asim Chaudhry, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Charles Dance. Gaiman has developed the series, along with David S. Goyer and Allan Heinberg.

The Sandman joins the long list of Gaiman’s works adapted for the screen. Star Dust, Good Omens, Coraline, American Gods have gotten screen adaptations, and a series based on the authors Anansi Boys is currently in development at Amazon Prime Video.

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