How Hollywood Almost Massacred ‘Sandman’


Although Farmer hadn’t learn the entire Sandman comics (and located what he had learn to be “undisciplined”), he was handed the gig – which he was promptly instructed to show right into a Terminator 2 rip-off during which Morpheus is the villain. In line with Farmer: “The purpose of the challenge was to take the Sandman title and use it as a franchise whereas making the precise story one thing extra ‘for the lots.’” He was additionally instructed to incorporate a scene the place Morpheus inexplicably visits a rave. You already know, for the youngsters.

Extra lately, there have been plans to make a Sandman film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, which additionally fell by means of after Gordon-Levitt and a number of screenwriters exited the challenge, finally paving the best way for this new Netflix iteration – which is hopefully an actual present and never secretly a coma dream. Wherein case, you want higher unconscious hospital fantasies, buddy. 

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