Genre favorite Jenna Coleman is back, this time not as the friendly companion in Doctor Who, but as Johanna Constantine in The Sandman, a new series coming to Netflix this summer. Based on Neil Gaiman’s series of graphic novels from DC Comics, it’s a dark fantasy tale of another world, a place called the Dreaming, the realm of The Sandman, Master of Dreams, played by Tom Sturridge (Far from the Madding Crowd). “When Dream is unexpectedly captured and held prisoner for a century, his absence sets off a series of events that will change both the dreaming and waking worlds forever.”
The trailer reveals a British production that has the look and vibe of the Twilight and Harry Potter movie series, and it features a long list of familiar genre faces, including Potter’s David Thewlis, plus Alien3 and Bleak House’s Charles Dance, The Hobbit and V for Vendetta’s Stephen Fry, Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Gwendoline Christie, Logan and The Predator’s Boyd Holbrook, and Veronica Mars’ Kirby Howell-Baptiste.
Here’s the new trailer for Netflix’s The Sandman:
Look for The Sandman, coming to Netflix August 5, 2022.
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