Kat Dennings Death In. returned as The Sandman: Act II. And in a recent interview, the actor revealed how he brought the popular DC character of Neil Gaiman to life for the popular audio drama.
‘The Sandman: Act II’ now available on Audible
audio release The Sandman: Act II On September 22, 2021. The first installment premiered in July 2020, and stars Dennings as Death and James McAvoy as his brother, Dream, aka Morpheus.
Based on Gaiman’s 1989 comic book series, the Sandman It focuses on the dream, a cosmic being that governs all things that are not based on reality. His sister, Mrityu, is the personification of death who leads the dead souls to their destination and sometimes visits the spirits when they are born. A kind and calm presence in their lives, Death often supports dreams in times of need.
while talking to that’s a deal, Dennings revealed that she met Gaiman via Twitter. And when the author asked her to join the cast of the Sandman, the actor immediately agreed.
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“One day he just texted and asked, ‘Would you like to be the voice of death? We’re making Sandman as an Audible original,’” Dennings recalled. “He was always my favorite character, me on it. Did not believe and agreed without any further thought. But I have felt that pressure on my shoulders since then because we all love him so much. It’s a huge honour.”
Kat Dennings talks about putting life to death
While most versions of the Grim Reaper are dark, scary, and jittery, Gaiman’s death is the exact opposite. He has a nice, straightforward personality. And that’s why Gaiman says he chose Dennings to fill the role.
“One of the things I wanted in death is lightness,” Gaiman told EW. “She has to be able to speak the truth to Dream, she has to be instantly recognizable, and she has to be someone you want to hang out with. And I thought, well, Kat (Dennings) really has all of them, Plus I knew he was a fan.”
To bring Death to life, Dennings revealed that she approached the role as she does her own TV and film projects. “When I’m doing this, if I don’t act them the way I would in a visual medium, it’s just not right for me,” she said. “I really love being involved.”
“I have a very strange voice and a very strange way of talking,” Dennings said. “And when we do these things I become really very conscious of it. So I try to control my voice a little more, which is an interesting exercise. You can raise or lower your voice. .. the options are endless.”
What Is ‘The Sandman: Act II’ About?
The Sandman: Act II Picks up with the adventures of Dream and Death. installment, which based on mist weatherhandjob a game of you, and parts of Fables and Reflections, Takes celestial bodies to 8th century Baghdad, 19th century San Francisco, French Revolution, Ancient Rome and beyond.