Wachowskis’ Netflix Original Series ‘Sense8’ Names Cast Members

/ Jun 23, 2014

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The cast and crew of future Netflix original series “Sense8” has been revealed to include some big names, like Daryl Hannah and Naveen Andrews of “Lost.” The 10-episode series is set to premiere in 2015 on the video streaming site.

Written and produced by Andy and Lana Wachowski of “Matrix” fame, the series follows eight individuals around the globe who become mentally connected through the event of a single death.

Those behind the drama have named 14 actors so far, with the eight, central stars including Brian J. Smith of “Stargate Universe,” Aml Ameen of “The Maze Runner,” Doona Bae, Max Riemelt, Tena Desae, Miguel Silvestri, and Jamie Clayton.

J. Michael Straczynski of “Babylon 5” and “World War Z” wrote some of the series, which is directed by James McTeigue and Tom Tykwer. Producers further include Stracyznski, Marc Rosen, Deepak Nayar, Grant Hill, and Leon Clarance.

Since the show outlines events that take place all over the world, “Sense8” will shoot on location in London, Iceland, Seoul, Mumbai, Berlin, Nairobi, Mexico City, Chicago, and San Francisco.

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