Even as DC’s Batman V Superman sets to make its debut in cinema, things have been silent on the DC Vertigo front, in particular with Sandman. Joseph Gordon-Levitt was all set to direct the film adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s graphic novel series, and even got screenwriter Jack Thorne involved in the project.
So as far as the beginning of a production, that is about as strong a start as you can get. But Gordon-Levitt took to Facebook a few hours ago to tell fans he is no longer attached to the project, which all boils down to creative differences that arose when DC Vertigo film projects moved from DC to New Line:
Not the greatest news in the world. Let’s just hope New Line’s motivation takes into consideration the nuances of the source material as opposed to a simple numbers game.
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