Sandman

(2016)

Morpheus is the personification of Dreams in a family known as The Endless, whose members represent other aspects of life such as Death, Delirium, Desire, Destruction, Despair and Destiny. The story follows Morpheus, who escapes after being held captive by a wizard for the past 70 years. He goes on a journey to get revenge for his imprisonment, while trying to rebuild his empire and adapt to the current society.

‘Sandman’ Movie Storyline Won't Follow the Comics

‘Sandman’ Movie Storyline Won't Follow the Comics

No cast members have been confirmed, but a report surfaced last year that revealed Tom Hiddleston was being sought to play Morpheus, but his involvement has yet to be confirmed. No director has been attached yet, but there have been rumors that Joseph Gordon-Levitt himself may direct, but that has not been confirmed. Are you glad that this adaptation will stay true to the comics? Chime in with your thoughts below.

Sandman comes to theaters in 2016.

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‘Sandman’ Movie Will Have Grand Action with No Punching

‘Sandman’ Movie Will Have Grand Action with No Punching

Warner Bros. has not set a release date for the Sandman adaptation yet, and the project still doesn't have a director attached at this time. It was originally reported that Joseph Gordon-Levitt would direct, produce and star in the movie, but he later confirmed that he is only attached as a producer for the time being, although it's still possible that he could also star and direct as well. What do you think about these new Sandman details from Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

Sandman comes to theaters in 2016.

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‘Sandman’: Neil Gaiman Wants Tom Hiddleston as Morpheus

‘Sandman’: Neil Gaiman Wants Tom Hiddleston as Morpheus

Sandman comes to theaters in 2016.

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‘Sandman’ Movie Update; Warner Bros. Is Happy with Current Script

‘Sandman’ Movie Update; Warner Bros. Is Happy with Current Script

We also reported last month that Sandman will not be a part of Warner Bros.' DC Comics universe, but a separate Vertigo Comics movie world. Author Neil Gaiman hinted that there will be a separate announcement for all of the studio's Vertigo Comics movies, which could also include Justice League Dark. Are you looking forward to seeing Sandman on the big screen? Chime in with your thoughts below.

Sandman comes to theaters in 2016.

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‘Sandman’ Is Not a DC Movie; Vertigo Announcement Coming Soon?

‘Sandman’ Is Not a DC Movie; Vertigo Announcement Coming Soon?

Earlier in the week, Warner Bros. broke the Internet when it announced it's ten film lineup for all DC Comics movies. Plus, they teased a solo Batman and Superman film are being released before 2020. That makes 12 films in all. Suspiciously left off the list was Sandman. Creator Neil Gaiman jumped on his Tumblr to explain why.

So, can we expect an announcement soon from Warner Bros. about their Vertigo movies release schedule? Sandman has a long history of trying to decide whether or not it takes place within the DC universe, with no clear answer ever being provided. Neil Gaiman hints that there will be a full slate of Vertigo movies that possibly tie into one another.

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Kevin Smith Confirms Warner Bros. and DC Comics' Future Movie Plans

Kevin Smith Confirms Warner Bros. and DC Comics' Future Movie Plans

Last week, Nikki Finke returned to the movie beat with a huge scoop on Warner Bros. and DC Comics' impending movie plans, offering up their entire slate throughout the rest of the decade, which will be announced officially at Comic-Con 2014. Now, appearing on one of his many podcasts, director Kevin Smith, who is close personal friends with Batman himself Ben Affleck, has confirmed that this future line-up is exactly what he's heard is happening.

Pressed for more facts by his co-host Ralph Garman, Kevin Smith wouldn't say much. Though he did take a look at Nikki Finke's list and revealed that it is correct. When Ralph Garman told Kevin Smith that Nikki Finke knew what DC and WB was planning, the director responded,"So do I. Yeah. I can't tell you man. I know people. I'm not allowed to say, but they showed me. I talked a while back about this universe that they are putting together. I looked at [this] list, and yeah, that's what I heard. This is what I was told.

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‘Shazam’, ‘Wonder Woman’ and a ‘Flash’ / ‘Green Lantern’ Team-Up Movie Coming Soon?

‘Shazam’, ‘Wonder Woman’ and a ‘Flash’ / ‘Green Lantern’ Team-Up Movie Coming Soon?

Nikki Finke is back on the scene with a new website and her first order of business is exposing Warner Bros. and DC Comics plans for Comic-Con 2014, which includes the announcement of 6 new movies that will be released between 2016 and 2018. These include the long rumored Shazam! and Wonder Woman stand-alone movies, the Sandman adaptation, the super hero ensemble Justice League, a never before heard of team-up featuring The Flash and Green Lantern and the true Superman sequel Man of Steel 2. Here is the rundown in order, and when they are expected to be announced.

May 2016 - Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


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‘Sandman’ Gets Writer Jack Thorne

‘Sandman’ Gets Writer Jack Thorne

Screenwriter Jack Thorne (A Long Way Down, How I Live Now) has signed on to write the screenplay for Sandman, based on Neil Gaiman's comic book series.

We first reported on this project in December, when Joseph Gordon-Levitt was finalizing a deal to star, produce and direct this adaptation. The actor clarified last month that he is currently only attached to produce, although the hope is that he will come aboard to star and direct as well.

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