Neil Gaiman continues to debunk Coraline 2 and Sandman cancellation rumors

Author Neil Gaiman sets the record straight regarding the rumored Coraline 2 sequel and the future of the upcoming Netflix Sandman series.

Neil Gaiman addressed new rumors about the future of two of his most famous creations, coral and The Sandman.

The revered English author recently took to Twitter to debunk two sources of fan speculation surrounding these popular adaptations of his work. The first concerned an alleged sequel coralis now in development and will be released in November 2022. When asked whether coral 2 was real, Gaiman replied with a round “no”. The second rumor Gaiman shot down concerned the alleged cancellation of The Sandman Series on Netflix. The scribe captioned reports that Netflix had dropped the show as “hilarious” and suggested fans not read too much into it The Sandman Season 1 still has no release date.

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Released 2009, coral is a stop-motion animation adaptation of Gaiman’s award-winning children’s dark fantasy short story of the same name. The film was written and directed by The nightmare before ChristmasHenry Sellick and received rave reviews from critics – although many noted it might be too scary for younger viewers. That didn’t stop coral of $124.6 million at the box office (vs. a budget of $60 million) and a nomination for Best Animated Feature at the 82nd Academy Awards.

Despite the critical and commercial success of the adaptation a coral To be continued. Gaiman shared and explained the reason for this in March 2021 caroline 2 Happening Angels comes with a sequel worthy of the original. “I’m waiting for one [new] coral Story that is as good as or better than [the original] Coral. There’s no point in doing anything less than the first book or movie,” Gaiman tweeted at the time.

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Netflix The Sandman based on DC Comics’ seminal fantasy series created by Gaiman and artists Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg, which ran from 1989 to 1996 , and its siblings The Endless – were attempted before Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment decided that the property was better suited for television. Netflix acquired the rights to The Sandman and filming began in 2020.

Since then, the production has shared a steady trickle of updates, including a first look at the faithful version of the show sandman Comics. Gaiman also tweeted a lengthy thread announcing the series’ key cast members, including Tom Sturridge as Morpheus, Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer, and Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death. While some fans objected to the casting of Christie and Howell-Baptiste, Gaiman dismissed those complaints as racist and sexist.

The Sandman has no release date yet. It is expected to premiere on Netflix sometime in 2022.

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