Neil Gaiman’s “The Sandman” was watched for 69.5 million viewing hours in its first three days on Netflix to take the top spot on the streaming service’s rankings for the first week of August.
Based on the popular comic book series of the same name by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg, The Sandman is well received by both audience and critics. The Netflix series’ got great reviews from critics and currently sits at 87 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
See Netflix’s Top 10 list (English language) for the week of Aug. 1-7 below.
What is The Sandman Season 2 Netflix Renewal Status?
Despite this success, Netflix still hasn’t officially announced that The Sandman will be back for season two. According to a recent article by What’s on Netflix, the current status of renewal for second season is “pending”. The series is expected to get renewed for season two very soon.
Gaiman, who is one of the show’s co-creators alongside David S. Goyer and Allan Heinberg, He said he was already thinking about who should play Delirium and Destruction in season two. Goyer also disclosed that production has already begun on scripts for Season 2. As for any potential spinoffs, Gaiman expressed his interested in exploring both Death (Kirby Howell-Baptiste) and Johanna Constantine (Jenna Coleman).
What to Expect in The Sandman Season 2?
If the season two follows season one’s pattern of adapting two graphic novel volumes, then the next season of The Sandman will adapt Dream Country and The Season of Mists. From Lucifer’s final vow in the closing moments of episode 10, it seems obvious a second meeting between the Lord of Hell and the Lord of Dreams is inevitable. it happens in Sandman #22, the second part of the series third major storyline, “Seasons of Mist”.
Upon escaping after decades of imprisonment by a mortal wizard, Dream, the personification of dreams, sets about to reclaim his lost equipment.
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