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‘A League of Their Own,’ ‘Interview With the Vampire’ Showrunners on Adapting Source Material for TV

The writers behind 'Irma Vep,' 'The Sandman' and 'Tell Me Lies' also explain how they expanded the IP for narrative TV.

‘The Sandman’ Gets Second Season at Netflix

The Sandman will continue at Netflix. The streamer has renewed the series based on Neil Gaiman’s beloved comic for a second season. News of the renewal leaked earlier Wednesday via a since-deleted tweet from Sandman publisher DC Comics; the formal announcement came in the evening. “Millions upon millions of people have welcomed and watched and […]

Jenna Coleman Says Neil Gaiman Is “Really Behind” Johanna Constantine ‘The Sandman’ Spinoff, Talks First Major Film Role in ‘Klokkenluider’ (Exclusive)

Netflix’s long-awaited The Sandman — based on Neil Gaiman’s much-loved comic series — proved to be something of a hit for the streamer, amassing a billion minutes of viewing and storming to the top of its own charts just three days after its release back in August. The series also managed to charm both critics and fans, […]

‘House of the Dragon’ Scores Big in Streaming Debut

HBO’s House of the Dragon didn’t make Nielsen’s streaming rankings for the week of Aug. 15-21 — but only because it was available for just a few hours before the weekly tally ended. According to Nielsen, the Game of Thrones prequel racked up 327 million minutes of viewing time on HBO Max in the few […]

‘Sandman,’ ‘Bluey’ Top Streaming Series Charts

The Sandman became the top overall title on Nielsen’s streaming charts in its second week, and the acquired series rankings featured a rare occurrence of a show not on Netflix finishing first. The acquired series honors for Aug. 8-14 went to Bluey, whose third season debuted on Disney+ the week of Aug. 8-14 and drove […]

‘The Sandman’ Opens Well on Streaming Chart

The series adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman got off to a solid start on Netflix. The series racked up more than a billion minutes of viewing time in the three days after its Aug. 5 premiere, according to Nielsen’s streaming rankings. That put it in third among all original series for the week of […]

‘The Sandman’ Review: Netflix’s Neil Gaiman Adaptation Plays It Too Safe

Neil Gaiman's classic comic book series gets adapted into a drama series starring Tom Sturridge as the King of Dreams, who finds himself imprisoned in the human world for a century.

This Week in TV: ‘The Sandman,’ ‘Reservation Dogs,’ NFL Preseason

A long anticipated adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s comic The Sandman makes its debut this week, with the creator heavily involved in the production. Hulu and FX’s Reservation Dogs begins its second season, and NFL programming begins its takeover of the TV schedule. Below is The Hollywood Reporter‘s rundown of premieres, returns and specials for Aug. 3-9. It […]

Next Big Thing: How ‘The Sandman’ Star Vivienne Acheampong Went From Substitute Teacher to Starring on Netflix

The British actress stars as a head librarian on the highly anticipated series The Sandman By Leah Faye Cooper

‘The Sandman’ Creator Neil Gaiman, Stars Discuss Bringing Series to Netflix After Lengthy Path

The Sandman is finally making it to the screen, and Neil Gaiman can’t wait for that moment to arrive. Gaiman joined the Netflix series’ cast, including Tom Sturridge, Gwendoline Christie, Jenna Coleman and Kirby Howell-Baptiste, for a Hall H panel Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con. The team debuted a number of clips and the full […]

‘The Sandman’ Gets Netflix Premiere Date and Trailer

The Sandman will awaken in the summer. Netflix has set a premiere date for the highly anticipated series based on the DC graphic novels by Neil Gaiman. It’s set to premiere Aug. 5. A full trailer for The Sandman also debuted Monday, following a teaser from September 2021 that showed how Roderick Burgess (Charles Dance) […]

New Sandman Universe Comic to Be Written by James Tynion IV (Exclusive)

Comic book writer James Tynion IV just got his Dream gig. Tynion, one of the biggest authors in comics, who last year announced he was stepping away from DC to focus on creator-owned work, is returning to the publisher for an all-new, ongoing monthly comic set in the company’s Sandman Universe of characters. The comic, […]