Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Kyo Ra, Sandra James-Young to join the series based on the DC comic Book series from Neil Gaiman
The Sandman is a new dark fantasy Netflix series based on The Sandman comic book series. A rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama, and legend are seamlessly interwoven, The Sandman follows the people and places affected by Morpheus, the Dream King, as he mends the cosmic — and human — mistakes he’s made during his vast existence.
Allan Heinberg (Wonder Woman, Grey’s Anatomy) serves as Executive Producer and Showrunner. David S. Goyer (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, Terminator: Dark Fate, Foundation) serves as Executive Producer and Goyer and Heinberg are also Co-Writers on the project. The Sandman comic book series created for DC by Neil Gaiman (Good Omens, Coraline). The series is produced by Warner Bros. Television. Gaiman is also an Executive Producer and Co-Writer.
Newly announced cast include Kirby Howell-Baptiste (she/her) as Death, Dream’s wiser sister, Mason Alexander Park (they/them) is Desire, Dream’s sibling, and desire personified, Donna Preston (she/her) is Despair, Dream’s sister, and the twin of Desire, Jenna Coleman (she/her) is Johanna Constantine, haunted exorcist and Occult Adventuress for Hire, Niamh Walsh (she/her) is Young Ethel Cripps, a betrayed and determined young woman seeking to survive, Joely Richardson (she/her) is Ethel Cripps, Master thief, and woman of a thousand identities, David Thewlis (he/him) is John Dee, Ethel’s son. Dangerous, insane, and on a quest for truth. Kyo Ra (she/her) is Rose Walker, A young woman on a desperate search for her missing brother. She discovers a connection to Dream that neither of them can escape. Stephen Fry (he/him) is Gilbert, Debonair protector of Rose Walker. Razane Jammal (she/her) is Lyta Hall, Rose’s best friend, and travel companion. Sandra James Young (she/her) is Unity Kincaid, Heiress, and mysterious benefactor and Patton Oswalt (he/him) to voice Matthew The Raven, Dream’s trusted emissary. A Raven.
Previously announced cast include Tom Sturridge (he/him) is Dream of the Endless, Gwendolyn Christie (she/her) is Lucifer, Sanjeev Bhaskar (he/him) and Amid Chaudry (he/him) are Cain and Abel, Charles Dance (he/him) is Roderick Burgess, Vivienne Acheampong (she/her) is Lucienne, and Boyd Holbrook (he/him) is The Corinthian.