Netflix is granting a second season renewal to The Sandman, their live action adaptation of Neil Gaiman and DC Comics’ groundbreaking graphic novel series.
The news has its source in a since deleted tweet from DC Comics’ official Twitter account earlier today which said “The dream continues. [The Sandman] will return with new episodes based on multiple volumes of the Neil Gaiman graphic novel to explore even more stories of the Endless.” Deadline states that they have confirmed from an independent source that the renewal is happening. Gaiman, who also serves as the show’s executive producer, alson confirmed the news via twitter –
The rumours are true. Netflix is thrilled that so many of you have been watching Sandman, and the thing we were all hoping would happen… has indeed happened… pic.twitter.com/zc5CrhsdZK
— Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) November 3, 2022
The series stars Tom Sturridge as Morpheus, a god-like known as the lord of dreams. The series opens with him escaping a century of captivity and having to retrieve his three powerful symbols of his office – a helmet, a ruby and a bag of magical sand as well as restore his kingdom, the Dreaming. As the first season unfolded, viewers were introduced to some of the other members of Morpheus’s family, the Endless, including Desire, Delirium and Death.