The Sandman followers have been shocked by a bonus episode launched on Friday, August 19 on Netflix.
Recreating the tales “Calliope” and “A Dream of a Thousand Cats” from Neil Gaiman’s unique comics, the two-part particular options an A-list forged that even bridges collectively the totally different variations of The Sandman.
‘The Sandman’ Releases Surprise Special Bonus Episode on Netflix
“Calliope” and “A Dream of a Thousand Cats” are tales that seem within the third quantity of Gaiman’s comics, titled “Dream Country.”
“Calliope” tells the story of the eponymous muse (Melissanthi Mahut) who turned a captive of author Erasmus Fry (Derek Jacobi) and is handed on to a different author, Richard Madoc (Arthur Darvill).
Desperate for inspiration, Madoc will do something, regardless of how merciless, to get it and that features refusing to free Calliope, who as soon as knew Morpheus aka Dream (Tom Sturridge) and appeals to him for assist.
“A Dream of a Thousand Cats,” in the meantime, follows a kitten that’s taken to a gathering held by one other feline often known as The Prophet, who shares the dream she has for cats to rule the world as they as soon as did.
The dream was one she discovered of after assembly with Dream in his realm, who met her within the type of a cat.
Who Stars within the Voice Cast for ‘A Dream of a Thousand Cats’?
“A Dream of A Thousand Cats” is an animated quick movie directed by Hisko Hulsing which options an A-list forged that brings the feline characters to life.
Sandra Oh portrays The Prophet alongside Sturridge’s Dream, whereas Rosie Day voices The Tabby Kitten, David Gyasi voices The Grey Cat, and Joe Lycett voices The Black Cat.
Other actors that seem within the episode consists of James McAvoy, David Tennant, Georgia Tennant, Michael Sheen and Anna Lundberg.
What is attention-grabbing about these previous couple of actors becoming a member of The Sandman is their historical past with the franchise, particularly the audiobook adaptation.
McAvoy takes on the function of Dream in The Sandman Audible adaptation, of which there are at present two components, whereas Sheen portrays Lucifer (performed by Gwendoline Christie within the present), and David Tennant voices Loki. Darvill, who stars in “Calliope,” options within the audiobook within the function of William Shakespeare.
Sheen and Tennant additionally take the lead roles in one other Gaiman adaptation, Good Omens, the place they painting Angel and Demon duo Aziraphale and Crowley.
Here is the Full Voice Cast for ‘A Dream of a Thousand Cats’:
- Tom Sturridge as “Dream”
- 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”
- Michael Sheen as “Paul” and Anna Lundberg as “Marion”
- Nonso Anozie as “Wyvern”
- Diane Morgan as “Gryphon”
- Tom Wu as “Hippogriff”
The Sandman is out there to observe in full on Netflix now.