The Sandman Creator Neil Gaiman has given a positive update on the status of season 2, confirming that new episodes will continue filming very soon.
Netflix fans The Sandman They are currently enduring a long and grueling wait for season 2. The delays have significantly affected the progress of the new season. Netflix premiered the show in August 2022 and didn’t order a renewal until November 2022. And of course, production was on hiatus for months due to the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. But now everything is resolved and the second season is scheduled to resume filming on November 27, 2023!
Neil Gaiman confirmed the November filming date in his Blue sky page, answering: «Yes!» to a user asking if the show will film the Monday after Thanksgiving. The Sandman is among a list of Netflix projects that will resume production after being put on pause. Such shows include Strange things and That 90’s show.
Following its renewal for a second season in November 2022, The Sandman It filmed for three weeks in June 2023 before temporarily closing. Filming took place in England in Durdle Door and Poole, Dorset. thanks to some sneaky set photos, fans got a glimpse of Tom Sturridge (Dream) and Kirby Howell-Baptiste (Death). We also saw some first images of the new cast members, including the characters played by Ruairi O’Connor and Indya Moore.
What to expect from The Sandman season 2.
The Sandman Season 2 will cover more volumes of Neil Gaiman’s comics, including Foggy season and short lives. It will introduce us to the last three members of The Endless; Destiny, Delirium and Destruction. Like the first season, expect a lot of variation in the story as it jumps between genres and tones.
speaking to ScreenRantdirector Jamie Childs revealed some of the key areas that season 2 will explore. “We’re doing Greek tragedy, and then we’re doing cyberpunk, and we’re doing contemporary drama, or we’re doing cat-and-mouse chess stuff,” he said.
The show is doing a lot of casting for season 2, which will feature Greek and Norse gods, as well as many other characters from the comics. Here is a list of confirmed characters that will appear in the upcoming episodes:
Netflix has not confirmed how many episodes there are of the new season. The streamer isn’t even announcing a season 2, but rather «more episodes» based on «multiple volumes» of the comics.
When will The Sandman season 2 premiere on Netflix?
Currently, Netflix has not set a release date for The Sandman season 2. We’re still in the early days. However, since filming is about to resume, we estimate an early release date of 2025. In the meantime, Netflix will premiere Dead Child Detectives – a show set in the same universe as The Sandman.