It's official, the Netflix series The Sandman will have a season 2

Author: Clark Tos
2022-11-03 15:52:43

It's official, Netflix has greenlighted a second season of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman series. A news that should delight fans of the saga available on the famous streaming platform since August 5th.

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The Sandman, launched in early August, was watched for 69.5 million hours in its first week, before doubling that number in the second week to 127.5 million, 77, 2 million in week three and 53.8 million in week four. Dizzying figures that already make the series one of the biggest audience successes on the platform.

Confirmation of the renewal follows an accidental leak on Wednesday by the official DC Comics Twitter page. The tweet, since deleted, read: “The dream continues. The Sandman will return with new episodes based on multiple volumes of Neil Gaiman's graphic novel to explore even more of the characters' stories. » Netflix thus decided to resume the comic book adaptation after conflicting information circulated online. Indeed, rumors of cancellation began to circulate on social networks, in particular via fake Twitter accounts posing as Neil Gaiman.

The 10-episode series, based on the DC Comics series of the same name, follows Morpheus (played by Tom Sturridge), the King of Dreams, one of the seven Eternals, the main characters. He found himself captured in the basement of a mansion in 1916 and was held there for nearly 106 years. His imprisonment caused an epidemic of 'sleeping sickness' throughout the world. Morpheus, the sandman, manages to escape and undertakes a journey through the two worlds, the Dream World and the Waking World, to find what was stolen from him, recover his full powers and thus rebuild his kingdom. , in ruins due to his long absence.

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Among the other stars of the series , include Boyd Holbrook as Corinthian, Vivienne Acheampong as Lucienne, Patton Oswalt as Matthew the Raven, David Thewlis as John Dee, Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer Morningstar, Jenna Coleman as Johanna Constantine and Kirby Howell-Baptiste in that of Death.