Dead Boy Detectives Teaser Trailer Previews New Neil Gaiman Netflix Series

Netflix has released the first Dead Boy Detectives teaser trailer, previewing the upcoming series based on the Neil Gaiman comic series.

The trailer shows the two lead characters of the Dead Boy Detectives agency, teenagers who are best friends and ghosts and solve mysteries together. The upcoming series will see Steve Yockey and Beth Schwartz act as showrunners, with Yockey having developed the series for Netflix.

Check out the Dead Boy Detectives teaser trailer below (watch other clips and trailers):


What is Dead Boy Detectives about?

Based on the DC characters created by Gaiman and Matt Wagner, The Dead Boy Detectives hails from executive producers Jeremy Carver (Doom Patrol) and Steve Yockey (The Flight Attendant). The 8-episode series will revolve around two ghost children named Charles Rowland and Edwin Paine, who refuse to enter the afterlife in order to stay on earth to investigate supernatural crimes. The characters first appeared in Gaiman’s The Sandman comics in 1991.

Leading the horror drama as the titular duo are George Rexstrew and Jayden Revri along with Kassius Nelson as Crystal Palace. Additional cast includes Briana Cuoco as Jenny the Butcher, Ruth Connell as the Night Nurse, Yuyu Kitamura as Niko, and Jenn Lyon as Esther.

The Dead Boy Detectives series is written by Yockey, who also serves as the showrunner. Executive producers are Carver, Yockey, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Lee Toland Krieger, and David Madden. It is a production by Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television.