Neil Gaiman revealed that principal photography has quietly commenced on Netflix’s adaptation of The Sandman, with official announcements incoming.

After numerous failed attempts to bring the landmark Vertigo Comics series The Sandman to television or film, comic book co-creator Neil Gaiman has confirmed principal photography has officially commenced on the Netflix adaptation.

In response to a fan question on Twitter, Gaiman revealed that filming began on October 15, with the character Roderick Burgess obtaining an occult book that allowed him to trap Morpheus, Lord of Dreams. Originally planned to film in multiple locations, Gaiman explained the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has effectively confined filming strictly to the UK for the first season.

In his Tweet, Gaiman revealed that they were shooting one among the iconic scenes from the very first issue of The Sandman comic series.

Within the comic realm, Dr. John Hathaway is one among the Royal Museum’s senior curators. After being duped, he steals a magic book — the Magdalene Grimoire — from the museum to offer it to Roderick Burgess, a person who wants to imprison Death. unfortunate that things won’t go as planned, and Burgess will end up imprisoning Dream, the protagonist of the series

The Sandman is an adaptation of the Vertigo Comics series of identical name by Neil Gaiman.

The Netflix series is being developed, co-written and executive produced by Allan Heinberg, who also is the showrunner. Gaiman and David S. Goyer also will executive produce and co-write the series.

The series has yet to receive a release date. Here’s the tweet by the British author.