Affirmation ultimately: The Sandman will likely be coming again to our screens. Netflix and Neil Gaiman confirmed late Wednesday that the streamer has ordered extra episodes of the fantasy drama adapting Gaiman’s traditional comedian.
Gaiman introduced the information on Twitter with a brief teaser video displaying Morpheus’ iconic masks rising from a blanket of sand. “The rumours are true,” he wrote. “Netflix is thrilled that so a lot of you might have been watching Sandman, and the factor we have been all hoping would occur… has certainly occurred…”
The rumours are true. Netflix is thrilled that so a lot of you might have been watching Sandman, and the factor we have been all hoping would occur… has certainly occurred… pic.twitter.com/zc5CrhsdZK
— Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) November 3, 2022
There’s no information of when the second season will likely be launched, nor what number of episodes it would have. Notably, neither the press launch despatched to media nor the story on Netflix’s official information organ Tudum use the phrase season at any level, solely promising “extra episodes.” It’s attainable a shorter season has been ordered, or an extended one — or certainly that this resolution hasn’t been made but.
Plot particulars are equally below wraps, though “tales to be tailored from a number of The Sandman graphic novels” are promised. The important thing artistic staff of Allan Heinberg, David S. Goyer and Gaiman stays in place. In an announcement, Gaiman mentioned:
Hundreds of thousands upon hundreds of thousands of individuals have welcomed and watched and liked The Sandman on Netflix, from established Sandman followers to individuals who have been merely curious, after which turned obsessive about the Lord of Desires, his household and their goings-on. It provides me unbelievable pleasure to say that, working with Netflix and Warner Bros., Allan Heinberg, David Goyer and I will likely be bringing much more of The Sandman tales to life. There are some astonishing tales ready for Morpheus and the remainder of them (to not point out extra members of the Limitless Household to fulfill). No person goes to be happier about this than the Sandman forged and crew: they’re the most important Sandman followers there are. And now it’s time to get again to work. There’s a household meal forward, in spite of everything. And Lucifer is ready for Morpheus to return to Hell…
“And now we get to fulfill the remainder of the Limitless!” Goyer added.
It’s been three months since The Sandman had its Netflix debut, and the await information of a second season has been an anxious one. (Though it’s honest to notice that, had Netflix launched one episode of the present every week reasonably than the entire thing directly, it will solely lately have concluded.) As Netflix’s progress slows and it tightens its manufacturing purse-strings, there was concern that, with a reported finances of $15 million per episode, The Sandman is perhaps too costly to proceed.
Nevertheless, it appears a deal has been struck. And that’s nice information, as a result of The Sandman has emerged from a long time of growth hell as the very best adaptation we may ask for.