Jack Thorne to pen Sandman screenplay

News Simon Brew 27 Feb 2014 - 07:02

The man behind The Fades has been hired to write the screenplay for the movie of Neil Gaiman's Sandman...

Good news, this. Jack Thorne, the man who created and wrote the excellent TV show The Fades, has been hired to write the screenplay for the upcoming movie of Neil Gaiman's Sandman.

Thorne, whose extensive credits also include his writing on the This Is England TV shows, and features such as How I Live Now and A Long Way Down, will adapt Sandman for Warner Bros. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is confirmed as producer on the film, and is still expected to star. He might direct too.

Thorne will be working from David S Goyer's treatment for the film, and Goyer too remains involved as producer. More on Sandman as we hear it.

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