Jack Thorne To Write SANDMAN For Warner Bros. And Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Some fans were concerned over Man of Steel scribe David Goyer being involved with Sandman, while others were overjoyed. Regardless of which side of the argument you fell on, it has now been confirmed that Jack Thorne (Skins, This is England) will pen the screenplay...

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By Josh Wilding - 2/26/2014

Deadline reveals that Jack Thorne will write the screenplay for Sandman based on the pitch from David Goyer to Warner Bros and based on the classic Neil Gaiman comic book. Joseph Gordon-Levitt will produce with Goyer, and it's still hoped that he will both star and direct. Gaiman is also set to serve as executive producer. For those of you unfamiliar with Sandman, it is described as follows: "The Sandman series shifts between horror and fantasy, and the central character is Morpheus, the personification of dreams. After being held captive 70 years, Morpheus escapes, gains revenge and rebuilds his crumbling kingdom while trying to adapt to the times." The site adds that it was Goyer who managed to "crack the subject matter" and it could be a new franchise for the studio. How do you guys feel about this news? Sound off below!
Source: Deadline
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Pasto - 2/26/2014, 11:14 AM
These chips keep clogging my throat. Can vegetarians eat chips? Why the hell would you want to be a vegetarian?
Pasto - 2/26/2014, 11:15 AM
Meat is murder? Then I am wanted in 50 states and 10 countries.
MrCBM56 - 2/26/2014, 11:22 AM
I can't wait for this!!
Arrowhead77 - 2/26/2014, 11:22 AM
Pasto changes avatars like the rest of us change underwear!! Except Gusto, rumor has it he has been in the same pr. since 1951.
MexicanChinman - 2/26/2014, 11:26 AM
@Pasto, what are talking about? You are smoking some of that Gusto weed?
Jollem - 2/26/2014, 11:26 AM
Delirium: "What's the name of the word for the precise moment when you realize that you've actually forgotten how it felt to make love to somebody you really liked a long time ago?"
Dream: "There isn't one."
Delirium: "Oh. I thought maybe there was."
Jollem - 2/26/2014, 11:27 AM
zack was perfect for every single movie he has made so far, and goyer is the man
batcheeks8 - 2/26/2014, 11:29 AM
So excited this is getting made
McNyagano - 2/26/2014, 11:29 AM
Keep Goyer away from it and we're cool. Can't wait for this flick!
Pasto - 2/26/2014, 11:32 AM
It's not assault if both members give their consent on the act.
GodzillaKart - 2/26/2014, 11:33 AM
Glad Goyer is out. This could be amazing!!!

jlabatman - 2/26/2014, 11:35 AM
ComicsBornAndBred - 2/26/2014, 11:37 AM
Anyone is better than Hoyer and "This is England" was good. Exited!!!!
ComicsBornAndBred - 2/26/2014, 11:37 AM
GOYER
Jollem - 2/26/2014, 11:39 AM




ALegendaryPanda - 2/26/2014, 11:41 AM
This movie sounds freaking amazing!
MisterPL - 2/26/2014, 11:47 AM
I guess "crack the subject matter" is Hollywood speak for "actually read as is familiar with the source material."

I remain cautiously optimistic.
DukeAcureds - 2/26/2014, 11:49 AM
Pasto, chips ARE vegetables. And they once had lives. You murdering hippocrit!
ThePowerCosmic - 2/26/2014, 11:49 AM
Awesome news!
DukeAcureds - 2/26/2014, 11:49 AM
Sandman's got roofies in that gas.
MercwithMouth - 2/26/2014, 11:52 AM
@whysoserious

Kinda creepy seeing my cousin in that gif...

@Pasto

You taking crazy lessons from Jacky or what?
Jollem - 2/26/2014, 11:53 AM
goyer is actually a comic fan. probably more than most people on this site who pretend to be. a comic fan his age would have undoubtedly read the sandman. it's not for the current a.d.h.d. millennials. "crack the subject matter" probably means goyer is throwing down

the sandman is one of the greatest stories i've ever read. i can't wait for this
GliderMan - 2/26/2014, 11:53 AM
DCCU just to aggravate people
GodzillaKart - 2/26/2014, 11:54 AM
@jlabatman: Look at the cock on that guy!
Klone - 2/26/2014, 11:54 AM
@Jollem

Then why did he screw up Superman's character so badly?
wookiefit76 - 2/26/2014, 11:55 AM
Choking the chicken doesn't count Gusto. Unless it's in public.
wookiefit76 - 2/26/2014, 11:55 AM
@ Omega

I agree
Klone - 2/26/2014, 11:56 AM
I'm still amazed people consider some of the soulless dialogue in MoS to be great scenes. Remove the pretty visuals that Zach is a master at and the score and you are left with soulless dialogue.
Klone - 2/26/2014, 11:56 AM
Anyone, this film has me intrigued.
MercwithMouth - 2/26/2014, 11:57 AM
Goyer has definitely done some great work...

Blade I and Blade II, whatever his credits were on the Dark Knight Trilogy.

He gets hate just like Jeph Loeb, some deserved, some not.
TheClemster - 2/26/2014, 11:58 AM
Gusto hasn't changed his lucky underwear since that day the Lions won the superbowl...
TheClemster - 2/26/2014, 11:58 AM
@ Merc

hold on your cousin?????

Please do explain
Klone - 2/26/2014, 12:00 PM
@BlackJack

A bit like how Geoff Johns is attached to Superman/Batman but his role is to do [frick] all except walk around and talk to people on set? He's attached, but he can do no harm.
jlabatman - 2/26/2014, 12:00 PM
MercwithMouth - 2/26/2014, 12:00 PM
Steve-o.

My grandfather is married to his aunt.

Did you know Steve-o's dad is the President and CEO of Pepsi South America? He never need to do Jackass to get rich, he was rich beforehand. His aunt, my step-grandmother is rich as hell. So's my gramps, but he's a damn politician.
Jollem - 2/26/2014, 12:02 PM
Jollem - 2/26/2014, 12:03 PM
mcpu ain't got nuthin' on this
TheClemster - 2/26/2014, 12:04 PM
@ Merc

hilarious !!!!!! ahahaha

so we have more than one thing in common, I have one big celebrity in my family too but not in North-America :)

Politicians run in my family too but I won't be doing this anytime soon I think ;)
DelTorite - 2/26/2014, 12:05 PM
If Gaiman isn't involved in the writing [frick] this shit. I hope this movie stays in the production limbo.
Nomis - 2/26/2014, 12:06 PM
What. The. Hell. Is. Going. On. With. All. The. Chickens???????
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