If there was any doubt about the talent and creativity of The Wachowskis following the space opera dud, Jupiter Ascending, all is erased with the first official look at their first sci-fi series, Sense8.
Coming to Netflix on June 5, the show tells the story of eight complete strangers (“Sensates”) from around the world who are somehow share a connected conscious. As each link unfolds so do their secrets, putting many lives in danger.
The first trailer is sexy and action-packed giving fans a taste of the adrenaline to come.
And then there’s the cast, many of whom worked with Andy and Lana Wachowski before! The eight “Sensates” include Brian J. Smith (Gossip Girl), Tuppence Middleton, Aml Ameen, Bae Donna (Cloud Atlas), Miguel Silvestre, Tina Desai (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), Max Riemelt, and Jamie Clayton.
Darryl Hannah (pictured above), Joe Pantoliano, and Lost’s Naveen Andrews also appear on the show.
Considering Netflix also has Grace and Frankie, Orange Is the New Black, and Wet Hot American Summer all coming out in the next three months, it’s going to be a great summer! And while you wait for all the shows to premiere, get to know Ruby Rose, the latest inmate to join OITNB.