After First Launching in 1989, a Popular Comic Series Is Finally Coming to TV

Jul 1, 2019  •  Post A Comment

“After being stuck in development limbo for decades, Netflix [is doing] a deal with Warner Bros. TV for a series order of an adaptation of a popular comic book series from DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint,” reports Deadline.

The comic is “The Sandman,” by Neil Gaiman.

“Netflix has given ‘The Sandman’ a 10-episode series order…” the story says, adding “Allan Heinberg (‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘Grey’s Anatomy’) is slated to write and serve as showrunner on the series. Gaiman will executive producer alongside David Goyer.

The article explains that “‘Sandman’ was originally slated to be a film with Joseph Gordon-Levitt directing and starring. He exited the feature three years ago after creative differences.

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(picture of book cover courtesy DC/Vertigo)

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