From the Endless siblings to the voice of Mark Hamill, and everything in between.
It’s been a long time coming, but the wait is finally over – the Netflix adaptation of The Sandman is finally here!
The 10-part series comes more than 30 years after the original comics were first published, with creator Neil Gaiman right at the helm, alongside Allan Heinberg and David S. Goyer.
Here’s what you need to know – from the main characters to episode titles, and everything in between.
Death – Kirby Howell-Baptiste
Desire – Mason Alexander Park
Lucienne – Vivienne Acheampong
Matthew the Raven – Patton Oswalt
The Corinthian – Boyd Holbrook
Mervyn Pumkinhead – Nicholas Anscombe and the voice of Mark Hamill.
Lucifer Morningstar – Gwendoline Christie
Roderick Burgess – Charles Dance
Ethel Cripps – Joely Richardson and Niamh Walsh
Johanna Constantine – Jenna Coleman
Rose Walker – Vanesu Samunyai
Unity Kincaid – Sandra James-Young
So there we have the who’s who of the main characters. Now, if you’re a fan of the comics and can’t get your head around how they’ve managed to tell such a big story in just 10 chapters, here’s a ~ spoiler-free ~ peek into the episodes.
Chapter 1: “Sleep of the Just”
Chapter 2: “Imperfect Hosts”
Chapter 3: “Dream a Little Dream of Me”
Chapter 4: “A Hope in Hell”
Chapter 6: “The Sound of Her Wings”
Chapter 7: “The Doll’s House”
Chapter 8: “Playing House”
Chapter 10: “Lost Hearts”
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