THE SANDMAN Confronts Desire In New Image From Upcoming Netflix Adaptation

The Sandman star Mason Alexander Park has shared a new official image from the upcoming Netflix series, featuring their character, Desire, being confronted by Morpheus. Check it out...

As the premiere date for The Sandman draws nearer, we starting to see promotion for Netflix's upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman's seminal comic book series kick up a few notches, and we now have a new still depicting a scene that should be very familiar to fans.

Shared by star Mason Alexander Park, the image sees their character, Desire, being confronted by big brother Dream (Tom Sturridge) in their realm. These siblings don't get along (to say the least) on the page, and it looks like that contentious relationship is going to carry over to the screen.

We recently learned that Warner Bros. Discovery would have a (smaller than usual) presence at San Diego Comic-Con next month, and while most of the studio's upcoming DC movies are not expected to be showcased to any significant degree, there is a Hall H panel planned for The Sandman. Some new footage is anticipated, and Collider's Steve Weintraub has heard that the first episode may even screen for those in attendance.

The Sandman is set to premiere on August 5. Check out the new image below, along with the recently released trailer, and let us know what you think.

"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 Jenna Coleman as Johanna Constantine, Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death, Charles Dance as black magician Roderick Burgess, and Asim Chaudhry and Sanjeeve Bhaskar as Abel and Cain, respectively. 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 Dolls House."

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