Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Netflix announces additional castmembers for SANDMAN

Netflix began filming a TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Sandman graphic novel series last October, and by now are probably not far off from finishing. They announced the main cast back in January and have now announced a number of additional castmembers.

The new castmembers are:
  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death
  • Mason Alexander Park as Desire
  • Donna Preston as Despair
  • Razane Jammal as Lyta Hall
  • Joely Richardson as Ethel Cripps
  • Niamh Walsh as Young Ethel Cripps
  • David Thewlis as John Dee
  • Kyro Ra as Rose Walker
  • Patton Oswalt as the voice of Matthew the Raven
  • Stephen Fry as Gilbert
  • Jenna Coleman as Johanna Constantine
  • Sandra James Young as Unity Kincaid
They join Tom Sturridge as Dream, Boyd Holbrook as the Corinthian, Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer, Charles Dance as Roderick Burgess, Asim Chaudhry as Abel, Sanjeev Bhaskar as Cain and Vivienne Acheampong as Lucienne.

The Sandman is expected to debut on Netflix either in late 2021 or early 2022. The first season adapts the first two graphic novels in the series, Preludes & Nocturnes and The Doll's House.

1 comment:

Wastrel said...

Fry as GKC is an inspired choice - even if he may have to put on some weight. Not quite as 'born for the role' as his turn as Wilde, but still excellent...