There's A Two-Part Bonus Episode Of "The Sandman" Dropping Today And Honestly, This Is The Best News

If you’ve been enjoying The Sandman, then I have some pretty exciting news for you. Today, Netflix is releasing a brand new additional episode to complete the first season of the show, which was first released earlier this month!

tom sturridge as the sandman sitting on a throne

The two-part bonus episode will feature the stories of “A Dream of A Thousand Cats” (an animated episode) and “Calliope” (a live action episode).

tom sturridge as the sandman standing in lucifer's throne room

“A Dream of A Thousand Cats” will star a ton of famous people in special guest voice roles, including Sandra Oh, James McAvoy, Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Joe Lycett, Diane Morgan, and even Neil Gaiman!

Close up photos of sandra oh james mcavoy and neil gaiman

A number of new cast members will also appear in “Calliope”, including Melissanthi Mahut as Calliope, Arthur Darvill as Richard Madoc, Kevin Harvey as Larry, Amita Suman as Nora, and Derek Jacobi as Erasmus Fry.

Close up photos of Melissanthi Mahut Arthur Darvill and Derek Jacobi

The Sandman reigns at #1 on the Netflix Top 10 here in the UK for a second week in a row, amassing 196.98 million hours viewed since its debut on 5th August. The series has also appeared in the Top 10 in 93 countries around the world!

tom sturridge as the sandman sitting with kirby howell baptiste as death on a bench in a park

I personally loved it, so here’s to more! Let us know if you’re loving The Sandman in the comments below.

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