At the Spike TV Guys Choice Awards, Joseph Gordon-Levitt spoke to MTV about the production of Sandman. Levitt stated that production was
Things have very been quiet on the development of the live action adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman up until now. Gordon-Levitt gave MTV a few tidbits on what to expect from the film, stating that while there won’t be much punching, audiences can expect “a grand, spectacular action film.”
The Sandman series had a 75 issue run throughout the 80’s and 90’s as well as two graphic novels (The Dream Hunters and Endless Nights). It seems as though they’re looking to take elements from the whole series and make it into a singular film as Gordon-Levitt says
And If you’re hoping that Sandman won’t be like other big budget comic book features you’re in luck. Gordon-Levitt promises that Sandman won’t stray away from key element of the Morpheus character stating that
All those reasons are exactly why production hasn’t been moving as swiftly as you would like. I’m looking forward to exploring the world of Sandman. We can all appreciate that the production team is taking its time to give us a great movie!