The Sandman Season 2: When is the Neil Gaiman Show Returning with a New Season?


There are not many good-quality and well-plotted dark fantasy series available online. If you are in the same boat looking to watch some engaging series with thrilling sub-plot, The Sandman is a show that doesn’t disappoint at all.

With the kind of popularity the show has garnered, it has managed to amass over 125 million hours of watch time. And, the numbers speak for themselves because the audience is now awaiting the release of the show’s second season.

The Sandman Season 2

This article will explore more about The Sandman Season 2 and what you can expect from it.

What is the Plot of The Sandman Season 2?

What is the Plot of The Sandman Season 2

Before we explore what the audience can expect from Season 2, the first thing we’d recommend you do is to watch the first season – start to finish.

Besides that, when it comes to the plot of the second season, certain reports suggest that The Sandman Season 2 will explore the fourth installment of the Sandman comics, titled “Season of Mists”.

Neil also hinted about a potential rematch between the ruler of Hell and the King of Dreams, which will further thicken the plotline.

When is The Sandman Season 2 Releasing?

When is The Sandman Season 2 Releasing

The show’s executive producer, David S. Goyer revealed in one of these interviews that the writing for the second season of The Sandman has already begun.

However, there are no further reports about the show’s official release date yet. Goyer reported that writing and scripting the second season is slightly easier and happening at a faster rate because they have already built the groundwork with the first season.

With the fact that Netflix has already renewed the show for a second season, it isn’t surprising that production will begin soon and in the upcoming days.

Who is cast in The Sandman Season 2?

Who is cast in The Sandman Season 2

The official cast list of The Sandman Season 2 hasn’t been released yet. However, the protagonists including Tom Sturridge, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Gwendoline Christie, Mason Alexander Park, and Vivienne Acheampong will most likely return to the second season.

  • Tom Sturridge

Tom Sturridge

  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste

Kirby Howell-Baptiste

  • Gwendoline Christie

Gwendoline Christie

  • Mason Alexander Park

Mason Alexander Park

  • Vivienne Acheampong

Vivienne Acheampong

Whether or not the show will return with more characters in the second season is something we’d have to watch out for.


That concludes all that we know about The Sandman Season 2, its release date, and the cast. If you are awaiting the official release, we’d have to say that the wait is going to be slightly longer than you thought before.