The opening season of Netflix’s The Sandman was an immensely successful show on the platform. Based on Neil Gaiman’s DC comic series of the same name, it was renewed for a second season back in November 2022.
The second season of the series originally began filming in June 2023, but it was put to a halt due to the WGA strike earlier in the year. As a result, there was hardly any update about the sophomore season of the critically acclaimed TV show. But there are several rumors that suggest that the series will soon return to filming.
The Sandman Season 2 Filming Could Begin as Soon as November 2023
The WGA strike had an adverse impact on the release dates of a plethora of movies and TV shows. Netflix’s The Sandman season 2 is among one of the biggest shows impacted due to the strike.
In fact, before the filming of the series was canned in July 2023, two weeks of footage had already been shot. If the second season features 10 episodes as well, the footage will undoubtedly help the creators save some time.
With the WGA strike over in September 2023, the filming for The Sandman season 2 should start soon. Previously, the show was rumored to be. If Netflix wants to stick to the same schedule, they will most likely start filming for the next season in November 2023.
But in case that doesn’t happen, the latest that the show should start filming is January 2024. After all, it will take at least a year for it to finish production and ultimately get released in the first half of 2025.
The Sandman Season 2 was Originally Confirmed via an Accidental Leak
Considering the immense success of the opening season of the show, it was only a matter of time before season 2 of the series was confirmed. But the way the show was confirmed was via an accidental leak in November 2022.
According to an old report by Deadline, The Sandman season 2 will adapt multiple volumes of Neil Gaiman’s original graphic novel.
The dream continues. [The Sandman] will return with new episodes based on multiple volumes of the Neil Gaiman graphic novel to explore even more stories of the Endless.
It’s great news that the new season of the popular Netflix series won’t take a step away from the original content. This is the perfect way to ensure that the audience remains hooked on one of the best Netflix shows in recent times.
As we mentioned earlier, fans shouldn’t expect the show to release before 2025, even if the filming begins this month or by the end of 2023.
Do you think the Endless will continue to impress fans with another season? Well, fans will find out in a matter of a year or so.