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The Sandman Set Photo Reveals First Look at Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death

The Sandman Set Photo Reveals First Look at Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Death

Following quickly on from our first look at actor Tom Sturridge as main character Dream in Netflix's upcoming adaptation of The Sandman, co-star Kirby Howell-Baptiste has now been spotted on set as one of the stories other crucial characters: Death. Much like the quick glimpse of Dream, our first sight of Death is not a particularly action-packed one, but it does appear to show a familiar scene being filmed.

The image features Kirby Howell-Baptiste in an all-black costume typical of Death's outfits in the source comics by Neil Gaiman, with Sturridge also visible in the background. The scene in question is likely from the issue entitled "The Sound of Her Wings" which is the readers introduction to Death, who provides her brother with some much-needed perspective after he begins brooding (he does a lot of that) upon completion an important quest.

The casting of Howell-Baptiste has drawn some criticism from fans of The Sandman,

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