Coleman Says Gaiman Is “Really Behind” Johanna Constantine Spin-Off
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Netflix’s long-awaited The Sandman — based on Neil Gaiman’s much-loved comic series — proved to be something of a hit for the streamer, amassing a billion minutes of viewing and storming to the top of its own charts just three days after its release back in August. The series also managed to charm both critics and fans, praised for its lavish fantasy world and the emotional depth of it characters.
A significant amount of the noise has centered on Jenna Coleman’s Johanna Constantine, the occult detective with a penchant for exorcisms that the actress plays two iterations of: one based in the modern day (effectively a gender-flipper version of DC superhero John Constantine), the other her identical 18th-century ancestor. Although she only appeared in a few epodes, it wasn’t long before there were calls for her to be given her own spin-off series.
Coleman wasn’t around to bathe in the glory, however, having spent the last few months trekking across various parts of North America shooting Wilderness, Amazon Prime’s road trip love story limited series from director So Yong Kim, in which she stars alongside Oliver Jackson-Cohen. And having finally wrapped in the Grand Canyon in late September, Coleman is now back in the U.K. for the world premiere of an entirely different project, actor-turned-filmmaker Neil Maskell’s directorial debut Klokkenluider….
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