The King of Pop once pitched himself for a role in "The Sandman."
"I just don't see eye to eye on what makes Sandman special, and what a film adaptation could/should be."
Step one: Don't call it writer's block.
Al-Janahi doesn't mince his words when it comes to the business and culture of filmmaking in the Emirates. He'd rather see great quality and professionalism than cater to the much-promoted attitude of nurturing everyone who tries, at the risk of undermining the true talents of Khaliji (Gulf) cinema.
Batman didn't kill those people in Aurora. Comic books don't kill. Neither do movies based on them.
Instead of wasting time heaping praise upon the literary world's first iconic "rock star," I'll simply recount my two encounters with the widely read author and then I'll let Neil Gaiman speak for himself.