Back in October, Warner Bros unveiled its full slate of upcoming DC-based movies from 2014 to 2020, but Sandman was noticeably absent. However, Neil Gaiman, who is also an executive producer on the Sandman film, reassured fans the movie was still on its way.
A recent development coming from the Dark Knight Rises star Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who has been reportedly got on board as director and lead star in the project, states that work is currently on the screenplay for the movie. While no update on the release has yet been announced, fans can be assured that the movie has not been shelved.
Sandman series tells the story of ‘Dream of the Endless’ (who rules over the world of dreams) and is considered a comic book masterpiece. It was also the impetus for the creation of DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint. Gaiman has already seen his novels Coraline and Stardust adapted to the screen, and American Gods is being prepped for television by Starz.
The Sandman is an American comic book series written by Neil Gaiman and published by DC Comics. It is a story about stories and how Morpheus, the Lord of Dreams, is captured and then in realises that that at times change is inevitable.
The series, first published in 1989, has come out with a total of 75 editions and one special edition.