‘The Sandman’ renewed for season 2 on Netflix

The time has not come for “The sand man,” with netflix order more episodes of his hit fantasy show adapted from Neil Gaimanfrom DC Comics’ flagship series. The streamer broke the news on Wednesday evening.

Netflix calls the upcoming episode “a continuation of ‘The Sandman’ world” that will expand in future episodes. The episode count and story details are still being kept under wraps.

“Millions upon millions of people have welcomed, watched and loved ‘The Sandman’ on Netflix, from established Sandman fans to those simply curious, and then become obsessed with the Lord of Dreams, his family and their pursuits,” said Gaiman in a statement. “It gives me incredible pleasure to say that working with Netflix and Warner Bros., Allan Heinberg, David Goyer and I will be bringing even more stories from ‘The Sandman’ to life. There are amazing stories waiting. Morpheus and the rest (not to mention endless other family members to meet) No one will be happier about that than the cast and crew of Sandman: they’re Sandman’s biggest fans. “It’s time to get back to work. There’s a family meal coming up, after all. And Lucifer is waiting for Morpheus to return to Hell…”

Twitter account “The Sandman” also confirmed the news on Wednesday.

“The Sandman” — which stars Tom Sturridge as the titular god of dreams, starring Vivienne Acheampong, Patton Oswalt, Gwendoline Christie, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Kyo Ra, Boyd Holbrook, Jenna Coleman and Mason Alexander — was a hit snapshot when it kicked off most of its first season on Netflix on August 5, remaining in the global streamer’s Top 10 for seven weeks after its premiere and dethrone the “Stranger Things” streamer’s mega-smash of Nielsen’s #1 streaming spot. A surprise extra episode from “The Sandman” was released later on August 19, further boosting the series’ popularity.

Even so, Gaiman had previously concern expressed regarding the idea of ​​a second season, saying the show’s high viewership “may not be enough” for Netflix to justify more episodes. “‘Sandman’ is a very expensive show,” the author wrote.

In his positive review of the first season, Variety chief television critic Caroline Framke wrote“The show works hard to distance itself from those attempts by Netflix to resuscitate beloved properties that have rather flattened them. Most notable… is that the season distributes its material with an economical approach and clever narrative structure.

“The Sandman” is produced for Netflix by Warner Bros. Television.

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