Delve into the DC Universe's adored supernatural detectives in this thrilling crime-fighting comedy drama. From Neil Gaiman's Sandman universe emerges a captivating new series, featuring two deceased boys who daringly abandon the afterlife to pursue their calling as detectives.

Introducing Edwin Payne (portrayed by George Rexstrew) and Charles Rowland (played by Jayden Revri), the Dead Boy Detectives. Despite being ghosts and born in different eras, they're the ultimate crime-solving duo. With Edwin's sharp intellect and Charles's formidable strength, they stick around Earth, using their ghostly powers to help others and crack mysteries wide open.

Edwin and Charles plunge into spine-chilling quests, encountering malevolent witches and engaging in battles against horrifying monsters. Assisted by the clairvoyant Crystal (played by Kassius Nelson) and her friend Niko (portrayed by Yuyu Kitamura), the team untangles baffling paranormal phenomena in the mortal world. As they tackle each mystery head-on, they edge closer to their most daunting case yet. The 8-episode series also features Jenn Lyon, Briana Cuoco, Ruth Connell, Lukas Gage, and David Iacono.

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Dead Boy Detectives was developed for television by Steve Yockey, who also wrote the first episode and serves as one of the showrunners alongside Beth Schwartz. Executive producers of the series include Greg Berlanti, Steve Yockey, Beth Schwartz, Jeremy Carver, Sarah Schechter, Leigh London Redman, and Neil Gaiman. Produced by Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, this collaboration promises an exciting adaptation of the beloved characters.

 

Watch the trailer below.

In the trailer, we witness the dynamic duo in action, utilizing their special connection with the spirit world to unravel perplexing cases. Their encounter with Crystal in the eerie depths of the London Underground hints at the supernatural adventures to come. “We help ghosts whose cases would go unsolved," they declare. “The cases no one else can.

Kirby as Death in Dead Boy Detectives. She's wearing black with a pendant around her neck and is gazing off camera with a smile.

Dead Boy Detectives premieres on Netflix on April 25th, while Sandman season 2 is currently in production.