The TV drama Warner Bros. landed in the streimer with sources that describe as a huge financial commitment and DC Entertainment's most expensive television navigation.
Neil Gayman's Favorite Comic Sandman finally comes to the screen.
More than three years after New Line's failed attempt to turn the graphic novel into a feature film, Netflix signs what sources he describes as a huge financial deal with Warner Bros. Television to adapt the bestseller to live TV series. Sources familiar with the deal note that this is the most expensive TV series ever made by DC Entertainment. The Catch, Gray's Anatomy ) is set to write and serve as a drama demos of the series. Allan Heinberg (1
Netflix and Warners declined to comment as the official deal is not over yet. The number of episodes was not immediately available
Netflix was the first television series Sandman after numerous efforts to adapt the horrors, fantasies and mythological tales of Guyman to Morpheus, the Lord of Dreams and Endless, the powerful brother group and sisters, which includes Fate, Death, Destruction, Despair, Desire and Delirium (as well as the Dream).
Trying to turn Sandman into a series of feature films began in the 1990s with Warner Bros, Vertigo's parent company, DC Comics' previous footage. The film went through numerous incarnations and writers in the 1990s and early 2000s, and eventually worked in the purgatory for development. Guyman (whose works are adapted for television with the American gods of Starz) The Amazon Good Images ) announced at the end of 2013 that he worked with Joseph Gordon-Lewit for a feature film. created in New Line, owned by Warner Bros. Gordon-Lewitt led the star and director before preparing the film after the creative differences with the studio in March 2016. Eric Heisserer, the latest scriptwriter attached to New Line's Sandman said in November 2016, "I … I came to the conclusion that the best version of this property exists as an HBO series or a limited series rather than as a feature film, not even a trilogy," said Hysszer on iO9 in November . "The structure of the feature film really does not relate to that. So I came back and said the job I did here. This is not where it should be. He has to go to TV. " Sources claim that Warners, who controls IP, has taken Sandman on several sites, including HBO's corporate brother. The high-quality cable network does not play for the series, given the huge cost (and probably other major world shows at work), and Netflix pulls it out as the streamer continues to play for massive IP to become a subscriber-friendly franchise -The Amazon The Lord of the Rings and the HBO game on the thrones. The Chronicles of Narnia and the Works of Roald Dahl –  The Deal The Deal Sandman will provide financial gain to Warners, who is in the final negotiations for a new film and TV pact with JJ Abrams, which may cost north of $ 500 million. Sources note that the studio chose to sell it to a third party in an effort to bring extra revenue to the company instead of letting it into its upcoming streaming service. The studio will look again to sign productive comedy producer Chuck Lorre again as the co-founder's current deal expires in 2020
Heinberg is repaired by Hansen Jacobson; Goyer, whose television credits include Syfy's Krypton and NBC Constantine (both based on DC symbols), has WME and Bloom Hergott; Gaiman has a CAA.