Sandman creator Dave McKean To direct comic book Cages feature Sandman creator Dave McKean has revealed plans to bring his graphic novel Cages to the big screen. Dave McKean, best known for his work with Neil Gaiman, told MTV he could be in line to direct and co-write the film. “Great first meeting about Cages film; a long-term possibility, but good to know all interested parties are on the same page,” he wrote on his Twitter account. The comic book was originally serialised before being released as a telephone book-sized hardcover through Kitchen Sink and NBM. It’s storyline takes place in an apartment block, covering a multiplot narrative about cats and the building’s creative inhabitants. .