Why the Sandman movie never happened
The Sandman, a beloved comic books series from the '80s and '90s, follows Morpheus, aka Dream, aka a litany of other aliases author Neil Gaiman uses to personify dreams. The series traverses the Dreamworld, mythological worlds, Hell, and many other places in a story so vast and imaginative it can only be accessed outside the fabric of reality. Suffice it to say, it's pretty far from a sad ninja-bat with dead parents and a few billion dollars, right? Though several attempts have been made to adapt Sandman for the screen, they haven't worked. Here's why.