The Sandman TV Series (2022) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Episodes, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer

The Sandman (Season 1)

August 5, 2022
37–64 minutes
Season: 1
Episodes: 11
Status: released

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The Sandman (Season 1) TV Series Details:

Based onThe Sandman by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg
Country of origin United States
Original language English
No. of episodes11
Release date5 August 2022
Running time37–64 minutes
StarringTom Sturridge
Gwendoline Christie
Vivienne Acheampong
Boyd Holbrook
Charles Dance
Asim Chaudhry
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Kirby Howell-Baptiste
Mason Alexander Park
Donna Preston
Jenna Coleman
Niamh Walsh
Joely Richardson
Developed byNeil Gaiman
David S. Goyer
Allan Heinberg
Executive producersNeil Gaiman
David S. Goyer
Allan Heinberg
Production location United Kingdom
Production companiesThe Blank Corporation
Phantom Four
DC Entertainment
Warner Bros. Television
Original network Netflix

The Sandman (Season 1) TV Series Cast & Character:

  • Tom Sturridge as Morpheus / Dream
  • Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer Morningstar
  • Vivienne Acheampong as Lucienne
  • Boyd Holbrook as the Corinthian
  • Charles Dance as Roderick Burgess
  • Asim Chaudhry as Abel
  • Sanjeev Bhaskar as Cain
  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death
  • Mason Alexander Park as Desire
  • Donna Preston as Despair
  • Jenna Coleman as Johanna Constantine
  • Joely Richardson as Ethel Cripps
  • Niamh Walsh as young Ethel Cripps
  • David Thewlis as John Dee
  • Kyo Ra as Rose Walker
  • Stephen Fry as Gilbert
  • Razane Jammal as Lyta Hall
  • Sandra James-Young as Unity Kinkaid:
  • Patton Oswalt as the voice of Matthew the Raven
  • Mark Hamill as the voice of Mervyn Pumpkinhead


The Sandman tells the story of Dream, the titular Sandman. In 1916, Morpheus, the king of dreams and one of the seven Endless, is captured in an occult ritual. After being held captive for 105 years, Morpheus escapes and sets out to restore order to his kingdom of the Dreaming.

About The Sandman (Season 1) TV Series:

The Sandman is an American supernatural fantasy horror drama streaming television series based on the 1989–1996 comic book written by Neil Gaiman and published by DC Comics.

The series was developed by Gaiman, David S. Goyer, and Allan Heinberg for the streaming service Netflix, and is being produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television. Like the comic, The Sandman tells the story of Dream, the titular Sandman. It stars Tom Sturridge as Dream, with Gwendoline Christie, Vivienne Acheampong, Boyd Holbrook, Charles Dance, Asim Chaudhry, and Sanjeev Bhaskar in supporting roles.

The Sandman was to debut on Netflix on August 5, 2022, with an additional episode premiering on August 19. In November 2022, it was renewed for a second season. The series has received generally positive reviews from critics, with praise going towards the casting, production design, costumes, faithfulness to its source material, visual effects, and performances, particularly those of Sturridge and David Thewlis.

The Sandman (Season 1) Episodes:

The Sandman S1, Episode 1: Sleep of the Just

While searching for an escaped nightmare in the waking world, Morpheus falls prey to Roderick Burgess, an occultist looking to summon and imprison Death.

The Sandman S1, Episode 2: Imperfect Hosts

Morpheus begins his quest to find his tools of power – his sand, ruby and helm – by paying a visit to a pair of notoriously dysfunctional brothers.

The Sandman S1, Episode 3: Dream a Little Dream of Me

Morpheus tracks down the last-known person in possession of his sand – and receives an unexpected lesson on humanity. Ethel pays a visit to her son.

The Sandman S1, Episode 4: A Hope in Hell

A lead on the whereabouts of his helm compels Morpheus to seek an audience with Lucifer. A confused John receives a helping hand from a good Samaritan.

The Sandman S1, Episode 5: 24/7

With Morpheus caught off guard, John settles in at a diner to watch the people around him – and put his theory about truth and lies to a terrifying test.

The Sandman S1, Episode 6: The Sound of Her Wings

Feeling a bit rudderless, Morpheus shadows his hard-working big sister, who offers him advice and encourages him to reconnect with an old acquaintance.

The Sandman S1, Episode 7: The Doll’s House

Lucienne comes to Morpheus with disturbing news. Rose Walker goes in search of family. Admirers of Corinthians work scheme to get his attention.

The Sandman S1, Episode 8: Playing House

As Morpheus closes in on one of his missing creations, Rose ramps up efforts to locate her brother – and unwittingly makes a friend’s dream come true.

The Sandman S1, Episode 9: Collectors

Odd disturbances shake up The Dreaming, Rose sets out on a road trip with a new friend, and The Corinthian arrives with a guest at a creepy convention.

The Sandman S1, Episode 10: Lost Hearts

As the Dream vortex grows more powerful and the walls between the realms weaken, Rose must make a difficult choice. Morpheus confronts The Corinthian.

The Sandman S1, Episode 11: Dream of a Thousand Cats/Calliope

In this two-part story collection, a Siamese cat dreaming of a new world and a writer in desperate need of inspiration cross paths with Morpheus.