Joseph Gordon-Levitt working on ‘Sandman’ script
With Christopher Nolan’s ‘Batman’ team
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is one of the busiest names in Hollywood at present, starring in Sin City: A Dame to Kill and recently wrapped filming Robert Zemeckis' 3D drama The Walk, however there's another key comic-adaptation on the cards...
According to the actor and writer, Sandman is still in the early stages of development, and he will direct and produce the film from a script by David S. Goyer, based on Neil Gaiman's acclaimed comic book series.
"Right now we're working on a script," he said. "It's me and Goyer and the screenwriter and Neil Gaiman, as well as the good folks at DC and Warner Bros. It's a really cool team of people. It's a lot of the same people who worked on the Nolan Batman movies."
Gordon-Levitt also said that Sandman is a more "complicated adaptation" because it consists of 75 episodic issues. "There's a reason people have been trying and failing to adapt 'Sandman' for the past 20 years," he said, continuing that the writing team is conceptualising the Sandman 'universe' as a whole.
"It's such a huge world," Gordon-Levitt said. "We're definitely talking about in terms of a whole world."
See Sandman creator Neil Gaiman speak about the project below, now: