‘The Sandman’ Drops Surprise Episode On Netflix | Cosmic Book News

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Netflix has dropped a surprise episode of The Sandman which is now streaming on the network.

Watch the teaser below.

The two-part episode, titled “A Dream of a Thousand Cats/Calliope,” is animated and follows a Siamese cat dreaming of a brand new world and a author in determined need of inspiration crossing paths with Morpheus.

This episode is an adaptation of Dream Country, the arc that spans issues 17-20 of The Sandman comedian, written by Neil Gaiman who additionally stars within the episode.

Dutch animator Hisko Hulsing served as director and manufacturing designer for the episode which is the first animated story for The Sandman.

“We endeavored to make the animated version of ‘A Dream of a Thousand Cats’ as mesmerizing and hypnotic as we might by utilizing the magic of actual oil work on canvas,” Hulsing explains. “We mixed the work with classically drawn 2D animation, primarily based on sensible 3D animation of telepathic cats so as to create a trippy world that feels each grounded and dreamy at the similar time. Untold Studio’s in London created the breathtaking 3D animation of the cats. The great 2D animation, oil work and stylizing have been all carried out at Submarine Studio’s in Amsterdam.”

Tom Sturridge reprises as Dream

The episode options Tom Sturridge reprising his function as Dream, aka Morpheus, voicing an animated, feline version of himself.

Starring in Part 1 of the episode, “A Dream of a Thousand Cats,” contains Sandra Oh as The Prophet, Rosie Day as The Tabby Kitten, David Gyasi as The Grey Cat, Joe Lycett as The Black Cat, Neil Gaiman as Crow/Skull Bird, James McAvoy as Golden-Haired Man, David Tennant as Don and Georgia Tennant as  Laura Lynn, with Michael Sheen as Paul and Anna Lundberg as Marion, Nonso Anozie as Wyvern, Diane Morgan as Gryphon, and Tom Wu as Hippogriff.

Part 2, “Calliope,” stars Melissanthi Mahut as Calliope, Arthur Darvill as Richard Madoc, Nina Wadia as Fate Mother, Souad Faress as Fate Crone, Dinita Gohil as Fate Maiden, Kevin Harvey as Larry, Amita Suman as Nora, and Derek Jacobi as Erasmus Fry.

The Sandman | Two-Part Bonus Episode | Now Streaming | Netflix

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