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Expansive Featurette: Sense8 Cast Talks Season Two!

Sense8 – (l-r) Tina Desae, Max Riemelt, Tuppence Middleton, Tony Onwumere, Doona Bae, Brian J. Smith – Photo courtesy of Netflix

Now that the stage has been set, Sense8 gets down to storytelling in season two. Netflix has just released a behind-the-scenes video with the cast talking about the show’s growth in season two.

Season two of Sense8 is now streaming on Netflix.

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We’re Coming for You Trailer: Sense8: Season 2!

Sense8 Season 2 – Brian J Smith, Tuppence Middleton, Toby Onwumere, Bae Doona, Miguel Angel Silvestre, Max Riemelt, Jamie Clayton, Tena Desae – Photo by Murray Close/Courtesy of Netflix.

The second season of Sense8 premieres tomorrow on Netflix.

A new, last-second trailer confirms the idea that our cluster of Sense8s will be trying to take the offensive against the mysterious Mr. Whispers and his organization.

Plus, another cluster of Sense8s!

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Sensates Are the Death of Secrecy Trailer: Sense8: Season Two!

Sense8 is centered around eight characters, from different parts of the world, who experience a violent vision, and soon find themselves mentally connected by the experience.

As they also find themselves hunted, they begin to hunt their hunters – but what can eight people, however connected, do against the dreaded Mr. Whispers and his organization?

Sense8: Season Two premieres on Netflix on May 5th.

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13 Visions of Sense8 Season Two!

Sense8: Season Two – (L-R) Wolfgang Bogdanow (Max Riemelt), Capheus (Aml Ameen), Lito Rodriguez (Miguel Ángel Silvestre), Riley Blue (Tuppence Middleton), Kala Dandekar (Tina Desai), Sun Bak (Doona Bae) and Will Gorski (Brian J. Smoth) – Photo by Jane Ackroyd/Courtesy of Netflix

Netflix’s science fiction series Sense8 is about to premiere its second season of unique adventures as the Sensates work to stay out of the clutches of the mysterious Mr. Whispers – while struggling to figure out their identity – individually as well as a cluster.

Before season two premieres – on May 5th – Netflix has released thirteen photos from the series that may/may not be spoilery, but are definitely intriguing (as always, double click to embiggen).

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A Christmas Special on Sense8? Of Course!

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Quite possibly the strangest new series anywhere, Sense8 posits a unique kind of human evolution where cells of eight people around the world are so completely connected that they can see, hear, and feel what each is thinking, feeling, doing.

Christmas is the one holiday that brings some people closer together and makes others feel more alone than they’ve ever been – making a Sense8 Christmas Special not so much a ‘why?’, but an ‘of course.’

Netflix has just released a trailer for the two-hour special – and a holiday message from Executive Producer/Co-Creator Lana Wachowski. Watch them both after the break..

Sense8: A Christmas Special premieres on Friday, December 23rd. Season two of Sense8 premiere on My 5, 2017.

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Sense8: Creating The World – A Fun Look Behind The Scenes!

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Sense8 is the new Netflix series from The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski that postulated a unique kind of human evolution – Sense8s. The eight lead characters are awakened to being part of a new level of consciousness that allows them to see, hear, and feel each other’s point of view, while also sharing each other’s thoughts, minds, skills.

The series is a hard R-rated wonder. Yes, there’s sex and violence but there’s also a sense of wonder and an exploration of what becoming Sense8 would be like – not to mention what it could mean for us as a species. I came to the series too late to give a timely review, but it is one of the best shows of the year and Sense8: Creating The World, a new 25-minute behind the scenes documentary is fascinating stuff.

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Video: The Wachowskis’ Sense8: Meet The Eight!

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In Sense8, the new Netflix series from The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski, eight people is different parts of the world somehow become joined on some new level – experiencing each other’s lives, emotions, memories. They can communicate with each other and even access each other’s skills.

Complications ensue.

Meet Will, Wolfgang, Riley, Sun, Lito, Capheus, Nomi and Kala after the jump. Sense8 premieres on Netflix on June 5th.
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Mind-Expanding Trailer: Sense8!

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Sense8 is the newest genre series from Netflix. Created by The Wachoswkis (The Matrix, Cloud Atlas) and J” Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5, World War Z), it’s a mind-boggling concept.

Eight people in eight scattered parts of the world suddenly find themselves locked into each other’s minds – not one by one, but all at once! Eight minds, eight souls, eight secrets – each now has the knowledge, talents and skills of the others. Unfortunately, they now also all share the same extreme danger.

Sense8 premieres on Netflix on June 5th. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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Steven S. DeKnight & J.Michael Straczynski Take Projects to STARZ!

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Spartacus’ Steven S. DeKnight and Babylon 5’s J. Michael Straczynski have signed to undertake new projects for Starz Entertainment.

DeKnight’s project, Incursion, deals with interstellar war and follows a squad of human soldiers as they take the battle to a hostile alien race.

Stracynski is working on Vlad Dracula, a series that will blend elements of the life of the historical figure known as Vlad the Impaler with the fictional Dracula.

Details follow the jump.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Ninja Assassin: Dark and Grim; Bleak and Bloody!

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Just to make sure that we know what we’re getting in Ninja Assassin, the film’s first sequence wastes no time telling us. A gang boss is getting a tattoo when a letter arrives. It is sealed with wax and when he breaks the seal and opens the letter, out pours some black sand. The tattoo artist goes pale – he’s seen this before. Even as the boss and his gang laugh at the old man’s fears, they are suddenly sliced to ribbons in one of the goriest action scenes I’ve ever seen.

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