Netflix Original Dead Boy Detectives Trailer and Premiere Date

Dead Boy Detectives,” the supernatural detective-comedy series based on the comic series by Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner, is set to premiere on Netflix on April 25, 2024. The show, developed for television by Steve Yockey and co-showrun by Yockey and Beth Schwartz, promises a fun and whimsical take on the paranormal.

The series follows teenage ghosts Edwin Payne (George Rexstrew) and Charles Rowland (Jayden Revri), who decide to forgo the afterlife and stay on Earth to investigate crimes involving the supernatural. With the help of a clairvoyant named Crystal (Kassius Nelson) and her friend Niko (Yuyu Kitamura), they solve mystifying paranormal cases, facing off against ghosts, witches, and even Death herself.

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The cast also includes Jenn Lyon, Briana Cuoco, Ruth Connell, Lukas Gage, and David Iacono. The showrunners have expressed their excitement about bringing Gaiman’s beloved characters to life, with Yockey describing the series as “a ghost story that explores loss, grief, and death.”


The trailer for “Dead Boy Detectives,” released on April 3, 2024, offers a glimpse of the duo in action, showcasing their encounters with ghosts and their determination to hide from Death. The series is expected to capture the hearts of fans of the original comics and attract new viewers with its blend of humor, mystery, and supernatural adventures.

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“Dead Boy Detectives” is set in the same universe as Netflix’s “The Sandman,” which debuted in 2022 and is also based on Gaiman’s comics. The show’s first episode, directed and executive-produced by Lee Toland Krieger, is highly anticipated by fans eager to explore more of the Sandman Universe on screen.

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