The moment many fans have been waiting for is finally here. The release date and trailer for The Sandman have finally been announced.
Set to release on 5 August, The Sandman is an adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s graphic novels of the same name. The Sandman follows Dream, a being who is also called Morpheus and is the king of dreams. In this world, Dream is one of the seven Endless, powerful beings who personify concepts like Death, Destiny, Despair, and Desire.
Along with the newly revealed release date and trailer, Sandman’s panel also revealed a new member of the cast: Mark Hamill. Hamill will voice Mervyn Pumpkinhead, Dream’s janitor.
The Sandman’s massive cast includes Tom Sturridge as Dream, Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer, Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death and Vivienne Acheampong as Lucienne. The series also features Boyd Holbrook as The Corinthian, Charles Dance as Roderick Burgess, Jenna Coleman as Johanna Constantine, David Thewlis as John Dee, Stephen Fry as Gilbert, and Patton Oswalt as the voice of Matthew the Raven.