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The Lucifer Costume in Netflix's Sandman Show Gets a New Look

Gwendoline Christie of Game of Thrones and Star Wars is shown in her role as Lucifer in a new picture from Netflix's The Sandman series

Since 1991, there have been various efforts to adapt The Sandman to the cinema, including a feature film starring and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who abandoned the production in 2016 due to artistic disagreements. The concept was subsequently taken to Netflix by producers Neil Gaiman and David S. Goyer, who struck a deal to create the series in 2019. Tom Sturridge, a two-time Tony nominee, stars as Morpheus, a.k.a. Dream, alongside Vivienne Acheampong, Boyd Holbrook, Charles Dance, Asim Chaudhry, and Sanjeev Bhaskar in supporting parts in The Sandman. Despite the fact that The Sandman does not have a premiere date until 2022, Netflix has lately ramped up its promotional campaign with a variety of glimpses at the fantasy series.

Netflix has just released a new picture from The Sandman series, providing a new look at Lucifer. The snapshot, labeled "Have you come to join forces?" and posted to the Netflix show's official Twitter account, features Gwendoline Christie in costume as the show's queen of Hell. Check out Lucifer's new look below:

The image was posted shortly after Gwendoline Christie's Lucifer was first shown in Netflix's Geeked Week 2022 promo, wearing silky white robes with black wings. Lucifer is now dressed entirely in all-black, gleaming leather. Christie's Lucifer was originally shown during last year's DC FanDome event, with a close-up of the character's wavy blonde hair and bat-like wings.

All of these shots reveal a Lucifer that resembles the character's original appearance in the comics, primarily the golden locks and black wings, which is a far cry from the portrayal in the 2016 Lucifer television series starring Tom Ellis. Gaiman and his team contemplated having Ellis reprise his role as Lucifer, but decided against it since his rendition would have required too much tweaking for The Sandman. Instead, they went with a more accurate adaptation from the comics. During Netflix's virtual Geeked Week event next month, expect further peeks at Christie's comic-accurate Lucifer and potentially a release date for The Sandman.

Source: The Sandman/Twitter

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