Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Produce Sandman Movie

Neil Gaiman’s beloved Sandman graphic novel series has had rumors flying around it about a possible movie adaptation for a while. Now it looks like one is finally in the works. Set to produce the movie is Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who revealed his role in the film via twitter:

Joseph Gordon-Levitt tweet about producing Sandman

Some excited fans jumped to the wrong conclusion that he was going to play Morpheus, the titular character, and possibly direct as well, but he later explained his role:

Just to clarify, folks. I’ve signed on as a producer on Sandman. The rest remains to be seen. Delighted you guys are excited. I am too!

So that means he might play him, right? There’s still some hope then. We’ll keep you updated as more details develop.

So what do you think about Joe producing a Sandman film? And do you want him to play Morpheus too? Let us know in the comments below!