David Tennant is one of the cast of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman for Audible. David takes on the role of Loki in the second instalment, The Sandman Act II which was released today.
The audio series will continue Audible’s adaptation the best-selling graphic novel series written by Gaiman and published by DC.
The Sandman: Act II is once again adapted and directed by Dirk Maggs and narrated by Gaiman, who also serves as creative director and co-executive producer. The original score is again provided by BAFTA-winning composer James Hannigan.
The ensemble cast is led by James McAvoy, reprising the title role of Dream (aka Morpheus), with Kat Dennings as Death, Michael Sheen Lucifer and Andy Serkis Matthew the Raven reprising their respective roles.
New and returning cast members for season 2 include Jeffrey Wright (Destiny), Regé-Jean Page (Orpheus), Brian Cox (Augustus), Emma Corrin (Thessaly), John Lithgow (Emperor Joshua Norton), Bill Nighy (Odin), Kristen Schaal (Delirium), Kevin Smith (Merv Pumpkinhead), Bebe Neuwirth (Bast), Miriam Margolyes (Despair), Joanna Lumley (Lady Johanna Constantine), Niamh Walsh (Nuala) and Arthur Darvill (William Shakespeare).
The Sandman: Act II adapts the graphic novel series’ “Volume Four: Season of Mists” and “Volume Five: A Game of You,” as well as the “Distant Mirrors” quartet and the “Convergence” trio from “Volume Six: Fables & Reflections.”
The Sandman is the Audible’s best-selling original title in its history, and it held the No. 1 spot on the New York Times Best Seller Audio Fiction list in July and August 2020.