Netflix is soon coming up with the brand new fantasy series titled The Sandman. It will be inspired by the comic book series of the same name by Neil Gaiman. Earlier Warner Bros declared after the success of the comic books, that they are developing a live-action film of The Sandman. But later the project was canceled due to some issues. Now the project is changed into the TV series. Then, Netflix declared that they are developing The Sandman series.
Grey’s Anatomy alum Allan Heinberg is penning the script and also the showrunner of the series. Gaiman and David S. Goyer are the executive producers of the series. Recently, there is an update on the director of the series, so keep reading to know everything about it:
Toby Haynes Will Direct The Sandman
So it is recently revealed that Toby Haynes is reportedly the first director of The Sandman. The news was revealed by The Illuminerdi that Toby Haynes will direct episodes of the fantasy series. If this is true then Netflix has appointed a brilliant director who also contributed in many great shows like Doctor Who, Black Mirror, and Sherlock.
But right now there is no official confirmation from Netflix for Haynes’ involvement with the upcoming fantasy series The Sandman.
Production on The Sandman series was started from the previous year but later Netflix has to shut the production due to coronavirus pandemic. 40% of the shooting is done on the upcoming fantasy series. For safety reasons, Netflix has to take this step.
Now it is not known when the production will restart possibly for the fantasy series. We will notify you if Netflix will announce anything about it.
More Important Details
So a release date is still not unveiled by Netflix till now but the brand new fantasy series is expected to appear sometime in 2021. The official casting list is also not revealed for the upcoming fantasy series.
The Sandman will tell the story of Dream who dominates the world of dreams. The story will set in the present time. There is limited information on The Sandman series.