This put up incorporates mild spoilers for The Sandman
It certain turns out that individuals like The Sandman. The long-in-development adaptation of the influential DC Comics sequence in any case got here to Netflix on Aug. 5, and nearly instantly won a following. Enthusiasts took to Tom Sturridge’s advanced portrayal of Dream aka Morpheus, the Lord of the Dreaming. Over the preliminary 10 episodes, fanatics tuned in to look at Morpheus achieve his pieces again from the afflicted John Dee (David Thewlis), seize the rogue nightmare the Corinthian (Boyd Holbrook), and deal with visitor stars equivalent to Gwendoline Christie’s Lucifer and Jenna Coleman’s Johanna Constantine. So well-liked was once the display that Netflix even dropped a surprise bonus episode, which tailored fan-favorite tales “Dream of a Thousand Cats” and “Calliope.”
So why hasn’t The Sandman been renewed for a 2d season? Creator and writer of The Sandman comics Neil Gaiman, who additionally co-created the Netflix sequence with Allan Heinberg and David S. Goyer, tweeted previous within the 12 months some potential reasons, pointing to the super monetary prices concerned with a live-action fable display. However extra just lately, Gaiman took to Twitter once more to expose one of the most mechanics inside Netflix.
Based on a (now deleted) tweet from a fan challenging a sooner reaction from the streaming provider, Gaiman reminded readers that the display has simplest been out for a month and a part, which means that “knowledge harvesting has simplest simply completed.” In different phrases, Netflix is solely now getting arduous knowledge at the target audience for The Sandman, which lets them measure the danger focused on proceeding such a dear display.