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The Sandman Has People Immediately ‘Obsessed’ With Tom Sturridge As It Drops On Netflix

August 5, 2022

The Sandman just dropped on Netflix, but people are already completely smitten with frontman Tom Sturridge.

It seems that within minutes of the series hitting the streaming platform, people were taking to Twitter to express their newfound obsession with 36-year-old Tom, who plays Dream, aka Sandman, aka Morpheus… and a few other names that he goes by.

The 11-part series is based on the comics by Neil Gaiman and follows the Lord of Dreams after escaping the imprisonment of a mortal wizard and attempting to retrieve his lost gear.

Netizens are already so obsessed with the show and its star that it’s tempting to cancel all weekend plans.

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Tom Sturridge as Dream talking to Matthew the Raven in a scene from Netflix's The SandmanThe sand man. (L to R) Tom Sturridge as Dream, Patton Oswalt as Matthew the Raven (voice) in episode 103 of The Sandman. cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2022

What are people saying about the show?

Tom, who made his acting debut in the 1996 TV miniseries Gulliver’s Travels, has already completely captivated fans of the show.

The actor, who also starred in Irma Vep, Sweetbitter and Journey’s End, became the subject of many tweets, with people desperate to express their admiration for him.

Whether it’s gushing about his “deep, soothing voice” or suggesting he’s “perfect” for the role, here’s what the masses are thinking…

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Who else is in The Sandman?

The Sandman also stars Doctor Who’s Jenna Coleman as Johanna Constantine, Nip/Tuck’s Joely Richardson as Ethel Cripps, iconic actor and comedian Stephen Fry as Gilbert, and Game’s Gwendoline Christie. of Thrones as Lucifer.

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The casting of Gwendoline has sparked a lot of discussion, with people wondering why Tom Ellis wasn’t brought back to reprise his role as the devil.

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Writer Neil responded to a fan on Twitter who asked why Tom wasn’t asked to play Lucifer.

He said: “Because his Lucifer, while inspired by the Lucifer in Sandman, is so far off in terms of continuity from Sandman at the end of LUCIFER, that it’s easier for everyone to go back to the version in comics. And that way you don’t know what our Lucifer is going to do. Tom’s is adorable.

Stream The Sandman on Netflix now.

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