Netflix Schedule Additions: New TV & Movies Arriving August 1-7

The much-anticipated live-action version of The Sandman is finally here.

On Friday, Aug. 5, Netflix will release the series based on the famous graphic novel by Neil Gaiman. The task to portray Dream, the Lord of the Dreaming, has been entrusted to Sweetbitter alum Tom Sturridge. The cast includes Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) as Lucifer, the ruler of Hell; Vivienne Acheampong (The Witches) as Lucienne, the chief librarian and trusted guardian of Dream’s realm; Boyd Holbrook (Logan) as The Corinthian, an escaped nightmare who wishes to taste all that the world has in store; Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) as Roderick Burgess, a charlatan, blackmailer, and magician; Asim Chaudhry (Black Mirror: Bandersnatch), and Sanjeev Bhaskar (Yesterday) as Abel and Cain, the first victim and the first predator, who are residents and loyal subjects of the Dream Realm.

The live-action series is written by Gaiman (American Gods) and Allan Heinberg (Wonder WomanGrey’s Anatomy), who also serves as showrunner. David S. Goyer (Batman BeginsFoundation) is executive producing the drama from Warner Bros. Television.

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What’s Coming to Netflix | Aug. 1-7

What to Watch on Netflix on Aug. 1

  • 28 Days
  • 8 Mile
  • Above the Rim
  • The Age of Adaline
  • Battle: Los Angeles
  • Bridget Jones’s Baby
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary
  • Constantine
  • Dinner for Schmucks
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Footloose (2011)
  • Hardcore Henry
  • Legends of the Fall
  • Love & Basketball
  • Made of Honor
  • Men in Black
  • Men in Black 3
  • Men in Black II
  • Miss Congeniality
  • Monster-in-Law
  • No Strings Attached
  • Pawn Stars: Season 13
  • Polly Pocket: Season 4: Part 2: Tiny Taste Adventure
  • She’s Funny That Way
  • Space Jam (1996)
  • Spider-Man
  • Spider-Man 2
  • Spider-Man 3
  • Top Gear: Season 29-30
  • The Town
  • Woman in Gold
  • Big Tree City – NETFLIX FAMILY

What to Watch on Netflix on Aug. 2

  • Flight
  • Ricardo Quevedo: Tomorrow Will Be Worse – NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL

What to Watch on Netflix on Aug. 3

  • Clusterf**k: Woodstock ’99 – NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
  • Don’t Blame Karma! – NETFLIX FILM
  • Good Morning, Verônica: Season 2 – NETFLIX SERIES

What to Watch on Netflix on Aug. 4

  • Lady Tamara – NETFLIX SERIES
  • Super Giant Robot Brothers – NETFLIX FAMILY
  • Wedding Season – NETFLIX FILM

What to Watch on Netflix on Aug. 5

  • Carter – NETFLIX FILM
  • Darlings – NETFLIX FILM
  • The Informer
  • Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie – NETFLIX FILM
  • The Sandman – NETFLIX SERIES
  • Skyfall

What to Watch on Netflix on Aug. 6

  • Reclaim – NETFLIX FILM

What to Watch on Netflix on Aug. 7

  • Riverdale: Season 6

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