Read on for the status of The Sandman season 2.
All The Sandman Fans were sitting on the edges of their seats when Neil Gaiman tweeted an hourglass, raising speculation and expectations from the English writer of this horror fiction about the arrival of a sequel. On September 28, Gaiman mocked his fans on Twitter by tweeting that “it’s almost time” without divulging the necessary details about what the time is for.
The tweet was accompanied by a 15-second video showing an hourglass front and center, with sand flowing in the background.
It’s almost time…
But for what? pic.twitter.com/wJsXkMEA1k
— Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) September 28, 2022
This bounced off fan expectations. However, will there be a second season of The Sandman? Continue reading the answer.
Is Sandman renewed for a second season?
Although The Sandman garnering critical acclaim and exponential audience numbers, The Sandman Netflix has yet to renew for a second season. Since The Sandman premiered on August 5, 2022, the team has joked a lot about renewing The Sandman season 2, including Gaiman himself. However, Netflix has yet to officially say anything about it.
Earlier, Gaiman had mentioned that even though The Sandman received a lot of viewership hours, it may not get the green flag for a second season. On August 22, 2021, he wrote, “In order for Netflix to release the money to allow us to do another season, we have to perform incredibly well… So yeah, we’ve been the best show in the world for the last few weeks. That still may not be enough.”
Be that as it may, Allan Heinberg, the show-runner of The Sandman, He mentioned that they are just waiting for Netflix to give them a green flag signal as the next chapter in the series is “ready to go”. According to radio times, “a separate series focusing on Jenna Coleman’s character, Johanna Constantine, could materialize at some point in the future.”
In addition to the taunts of Neil Gaiman tweeting the taunt about The SandmanAmazon-owned Audible also joined the cabal. However, Audible’s announcement was certainly related to the third volume of its original audiobook series of The Sandman. The first was released in 2020.
— Audible (@audible_com) September 28, 2022
Why isn’t Netflix renewing The Sandman Season 2?
As mentioned above, the show’s executive producers, Gaiman, Heiberg, and David S Goyer, are determined to create the show’s second season. in conversation with RadioTimesGaiman mentioned, “There are three of us, showrunner Allan Heinberg, David Goyer and myself, and we just finished writing the first episode, plotting and breaking down the first two seasons, so we’ll see what happens next.” .”
However, Netflix’s refrain from renewing the show for a second season could be influenced by a variety of factors that generally drive decisions to renew or cancel the show. Factors such as audience hours, investments and acquisition of license rights.
Be that as it may, considering the popular The Sandman became among viewers, a second season seems like a likely option. Not only that, but even after 30 years in the making of The Sandmanwhich focused on two of the 10 volumes of the source, much remains to be told.
in conversation with NMEHeinberg said, “We have as many seasons as they let us have. If enough viewers show up, we can go for quite a long time. We want to do it all, we want a spin-off ministry. We would love to do it while they have us.”