Netflix recently announced that The Sandman TV series will release exclusively on the platform this August.
The series’ release date was announced alongside a new trailer, which you can watch here:
In case you’re unfamiliar, The Sandman is based on Neil Gaiman’s comic book series of the same name.
Netflix describes the series as:
“A rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven, The Sandman follows the people and places affected by Morpheus, the Dream King, as he mends the cosmic — and human — mistakes he’s made during his vast existence.”
The series is developed and executive produced by Gaiman, showrunner Allan Heinberg, and David S. Goyer.
The series 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.
The Sandman will release on Netflix on August 5, 2022.
Aside from announcing the release date, Netflix also confirmed that more info on the series will be revealed at the upcoming TUDUM fan event.