Sleep tight, kiddies, because The Sandman is coming to Syfy; though not affiliated the villain for comics, the made-for-TV thriller is produced by Stan Lee, a man whose tastes have always veered towards the morbid side of superheroes and villains. Those who have seen an advanced peak say we make be looking at a potential franchise with a vibe akin to Netflix’s Stranger Things. Check out the trailer below.
Official Synopsis: Revolves around eight-year-old ‘Madison’ (Shae Smolik) who, when her father is found dead, goes to live with her aunt ‘Claire’ (Haylie Duff), a struggling artist in a nearby city. It isn’t long before Claire realizes that the young girl has unusual powers, including the ability to manifest a frightening boogeyman she calls “The Sandman.” Claire quickly begins to suspect that the Sandman might be responsible not only for the death of Madison’s father, but many other victims across the country. With a clandestine government agency closing in on the young girl, Claire and Madison will have to work together to find a way to stop the Sandman before he claims his next victim.
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The Sandman is written and directed by Peter Sullivan and stars Haylie Duff, Tobin Bell, and Shaun Sipos; look for it on Syfy beginning October 14th.
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