Although the first glimpses of Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman have been already a lot promising, it was tough to get a way of how a lot the present would lean into the graphic novel’s give attention to the macabre. Together with teasing out among the extra eye-popping moments that’ll form The Sandman’s first season, a brand new trailer from San Diego Comedian-Con additionally makes clear simply how darkish the sequence goes to get.
The Sandman’s newest trailer as soon as once more finds Morpheus / Dream of the Limitless (Tom Sturridge) newly-freed from his imprisonment by mortals, and in want of retrieving restoring himself to his former energy. A few of The Sandman will seemingly observe as Dream tracks down numerous sacred magical objects and returns to the Dreaming — a realm of goals the place reigns supreme. However the brand new trailer additionally highlights how Dream and Dreaming Librarian Lucienne (Vivienne Acheampong) will even need to search out escaped nightmares just like the Corinthian (Boyd Holbrook), and deal with famous demons like Lucifer (Gwendoline Christie.)
It’s nonetheless laborious to inform simply how a lot Dream’s siblings Demise (Kirby Howell-Baptiste) and Want (Mason Alexander Park) will issue into The Sandman’s core story. Their presence together with Johanna Constantine (Jenna Coleman) instantly offers the trailer a way of scale, although — one which’s hopefully going to be constant all through the present when The Sandman hits Netflix on August fifth.