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George R.R. Martin Praises The Sandman at Netflix

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Writer behind A Song of Ice and Fire, the novels that inspired the HBO TV series Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin used his blog to praise author Neil Gaiman and the Netflix adaptation of The Sandman.

In a recent post, Martin takes a moment to talk about Gaiman’s The Sandman. Revealing that the author sent him an advance copy of the Netflix series. Martin says he watched the adaptation “very faithfully” while in quarantine. He check out his review below:

“Oh, and while in quarantine, Sid and I watched Neil Gaiman’s new show, THE SANDMAN. Neil had been kind enough to send up an advance copy. Guys, gals, don’t miss this. If you loved the comics, well, this is a VERY faithful adaptation, Neil saw to that. And if you never read the comic, don’t worry, not required, the TV series stands on its own. It’s a fabulous fantasy, and I hope it will run for many more seasons. There are, after all, many more issues of the comic to adapt.”

Martin’s words come after Gaiman credited The Sandman to the Game of Thrones author, who once rejected Gaiman’s proposal to adapt his Wild Cards series. Martin’s rejection ended up putting Gaiman on the path to creating The Sandman, which effectively launched his career as one of the biggest names in fantasy.

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The Sandman (1989-1996) follows Morpheus, aka Dream, ruler of the Dream Realm and one of the seven Endless. After being imprisoned for 106 years and escaping captivity, Morpheus embarks on a quest to retrieve his power totems and restore order to his kingdom. After years of development, Netflix’s The Sandman became available to stream earlier this month. The adaptation is receiving good reviews.

With House of the Dragon on the horizon and several other spinoffs in development at HBO, Martin hopes the Game of Thrones universe can expand into a major franchise. Having been cut from the final seasons of Game of Thrones, it’s clear that Martin wants to remain involved and relatively in control of his work, especially since his A Song of Ice and Fire book series isn’t over yet.

Gaiman spent years working to ensure his show stayed true to its source material before partnering with David S. Goyer and Allan Heinberg to adapt the series on Netflix.

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