|  News |  Film Reviews |  Columns |  DVD/Other Reviews |  News Report |
// Transcendence Review
// Aubrey O'Day Posts Lingerie Selfie On Instagram
// Details on Vince Russo’s Current Role with TNA Wrestling
// The Ultimate Fighter Is Back – Ultimately Fails to Make Anyone Care
// The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Game Delayed Indefinitely for the Xbox One

//  Transcendence Review
//  Bears Review
//  Oculus Review
//  Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review [2]
//  Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review
//  Under The Skin Review
//  The Dark Knight Rises
//  The Avengers
//  Prometheus
//  The Amazing Spider-Man
//  Iron Man 3
//  The Hobbit

411mania RSS Feeds

Follow 411mania on Twitter!

Add 411 On Facebook

 411mania » Movies » News

[Movies] UPDATED: Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Direct & Star in Sandman
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 12.16.2013

UPDATE: Joseph Gordon-Levitt has confirmed that he will be involved with the project on Twitter and--most intriguingly--has intimated that Neil Gaiman is actively involved:

Gaiman has been outspoken about the low quality of the previous Sandman scripts and noted that "I'd rather see no Sandman movie made than a bad Sandman movie"; he even said that the Jon Peters script's low quality was a contributor to his backing away from writing about the Endless. One might imagine that if he is actively involved, the film is on more solid ground.

ORIGINAL: For years, people have been trying to figure out how to adapt Neil Gaiman's iconic DC/Vertigo comic book series The Sandman to a film. The seventy-five issue series, which ran from 1989 to 1996, has long been targeted by Warber Bros. for a film due to its cinematic qualities, deep mythology and rabid fanbase. Efforts to adapt the project have proven fruitless to the point of embarrassing up until now; one famous story involved producer Jon Peters trying to turn it into a superhero-like slugfest between the Sandman and the Corinthian.

Finally though, it appears as if a film version is getting off the ground. Deadline reports that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is negotiating with Warner Bros. to star in a film version of the story, as well as direct. The script will be written by David Goyer.

The comic book focuses on Dream, the allegorical personification of dreams, who is one of the Endless. His six brothers and sisters--Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny--are all their own personifications and hold incredible power. Throughout the course of the series Dream deals with his siblings, dieties, mortals and even the Furies of Greek myth.


Transcendence Review

Top 5 Tech Movies

Sexy Girl's Bikini Selfie

comments powered by Disqus

Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.