Neil Gaiman promises that Netflix Sandman series will stay true to comics
Since the announcement in July, the expectation has been exceeded by Netflix's serial adaptation of classic comic book character Vertigo The Sandman. Character creator Neil Gaiman has promised that his team is working hard to faithfully bring the story to the screen.
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At an AMA session in Reddit (via CBR), the 58-year-old author not only assured fans that the adaptation would remain true to the source material, but would also follow the comic book story correctly. Wonder Woman co-writer Allan Heinberg will act as showrunner in the executive production of Gaiman and David Goyer.
There have been numerous attempts to turn Sandman's seminal comics into live adaptations before, dating back to the 1990s when the series began. Recently, Joseph Gordon-Levitt was hired to star in and direct a film adaptation at WB's New Line Cinema before that release came to fruition.
Sandman, who released DC Comics' Vertigo label, has been in contention for 75 editions since 1989. Gaiman's worlds within worlds spun an episodic anthology, focusing on the allegorical character of Dream and his brothers and sisters, known as Infinites (Death). , Desire). Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny).
The Sandman series adaptation marks another prominent comic adaptation for Netflix, which already has Dark Horse's Umbrella Academy in production in season two, along with many works by Mark Millar as The Magic Order & Jupiter's Legacy.