For Tom Sturridge, the fantasy becomes real in The Sandman, Netflix’s long-awaited adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s groundbreaking graphic novel. The London native has been acting since childhood, and at age 36 already has two Tony nominations under his belt. But playing Morpheus, the literal embodiment of dreams and a character that has fascinated Sturridge for years, meant putting it all on the line. How did he do it? His friend Anna Wintour wants answers.
TOM STURRIDGE: Morning!
ANNA WINTOUR: Hi, Tom. Are you in L.A.?
WINTOUR: I’m sorry, it’s early. Do you want to get some coffee?
STURRIDGE: No, I feel very lovely.
WINTOUR: Great. So how’s the junket for The Sandman been going?
STURRIDGE: It’s good. It’s a strange thing when you do something for a comic book because people genuinely know what they’re talking about. They care about it a lot. Continue reading Interview Magazine: Tom Sturridge Tells Anna Wintour Why He’s Drawn to the Darkness