Enter ‘Sandman’ For Neil Gaiman And Matthew Vaughn? ‘Kick-Ass’ Director Wants HBO-Style Series
Neil Gaiman discussed a “Death” movie with Guillermo Del Toro last week, but Matthew Vaughn still has a “Sandman” adaptation on his mind. After talking to Gaiman, however, he believes the Vertigo series would be better served by an HBO TV treatment as opposed to a big-screen theatrical presentation.
“I think it would make an amazing HBO series, you know, where you can just really create that world,” Vaughn told MTV News. “There’s too much to get into an hour and a half, two hours.”
“The Sandman” could easily balloon to seven or ten seasons, rivaling both “The Sopranos” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” so even if that’s where its destiny lies, there’s going to have to be some skillful and surgical editing. Both the expansive cast and vast array of sets alone would require a big-money commitment from the producers.
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“Caprica’s” Ratings Fall Back
After seeing a bump up last week to its first .5 rating with adults 18-49 in a month, this past Friday Caprica fell back to a .4 with adults 18-49, and it shed a few viewers too.
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I would love to see Sandman made into an HBO series. It sounds amazing. Would you like to see it become a series?
Poor Caprica, they might end up canceled if their numbers keep slipping. Do you watch Caprica? Have you lost interest?