THE SANDMAN Clip Introduces STAR WARS Legend Mark Hamill As Merv Pumpkinhead

Netflix has released another clip from The Sandman ahead of the show's premiere, and it gives us our first look at fan-favorite Dreaming custodian Merv Pumpkinhead, who will be voiced by Mark Hamill.

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The Sandman is set to premiere on Netflix tomorrow, and we have one more clip to give the uninitiated a better idea of what to expect from this small-screen adaptation of Neil Gaiman's seminal DC Comics series.

We only recently learned that Star Wars legend Mark Hamill would provide the voice of Mervyn Pumpkinhead, and we get our first look at The Dreaming's surly custodian here as he arrives in the castle to inform Lucienne of some concerning activity... only to be confronted by a rather vexed Morpheus.

Lucienne had been running things in Morpheus' absence, but now that the Dream Lord is back after his century-long stint in a cage, he'd prefer to be kept in the loop.

Check out the clip below along with the recent SDCC trailer, and keep an eye out for our review, which should be online tomorrow afternoon.

"There is another world that waits for all of us when we close our eyes and sleep — a place called the Dreaming, where The Sandman, Master of Dreams (Tom Sturridge), gives shape to all of our deepest fears and fantasies. But when Dream is unexpectedly captured and held prisoner for a century, his absence sets off a series of events that will change both the dreaming and waking worlds forever. To restore order, Dream must journey across different worlds and timelines to mend the mistakes he’s made during his vast existence, revisiting old friends and foes, and meeting new entities — both cosmic and human — along the way."

The Sandman also stars Kirby Howell Baptiste as Death, Boyd Holbrook as The Corinthian, Donna Preston as Despair, Stephen Fry as Gilbert, Mason Alexander Park as Desire, Charles Dance as black magician Roderick Burgess, and Sanjeeve Bhaskar as Cain. Joely Richardson will play Ethel Cripps, while David Thewlis will take on the role of her son John Dee, aka the deranged Dr. Destiny.

The 10-episode first season of The Sandman will adapt the first two arcs of the Vertigo comics series, "Preludes and Nocturnes" and "The Doll's House."

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