Audible’s upcoming adaptation of Sandman is getting an A-list cast, complete with co-creator Neil Gaiman as the narrator. The cast is as follows:
Morpheus (James McAvoy), Death (Kat Dennings), Despair (Miriam Margolyes), Lucifer (Michael Sheen), Desire (Justin Vivian Bond), the Corinthian (Riz Ahmed), John Constantine (Taron Egerton), Uraina Blackwell (Samantha Morton), Matthew the Raven (Andy Serkis), William Shakespeare (Arthur Darvill), Doctor Destiny (William Hope), Hob Gadling (Matthew Horne), J’onn J’onzz (Reginald D. Hunter), Unity Kincaid (Sue Johnston), Choronzon (Paterson Joseph), Mad Hettie (Josie Lawrence), Dr. John Hathaway (Anton Lesser), and Lady Johanna Constantine (Joanna Lumley).
Published by Vertigo Comics, Sandman was created by Gaiman and artists Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg. Sandman is a story about stories and how Morpheus, the Lord of Dreams, is captured and subsequently learns that sometimes change is inevitable.
While the length of the serial is unknown, it will adapt three storylines: “Preludes & Nocturnes,” “The Doll’s House,” and “Dream Country.” It is set to debut July 15.