Sense8 fans getting a 2-hour finale next year, and it’s their love that won the day, says Netflix sci-fi series’ co-creator

Series about strangers worldwide who are emotionally connected was cancelled in May; co-creator Lana Wachowski credits news of finale to fans’ outpouring of support after Netflix announced show’s end

PUBLISHED : Friday, 30 June, 2017, 2:45pm
UPDATED : Friday, 30 June, 2017, 2:44pm

The journey continues to one final stop for the characters (and fans) of Netflix sci-fi drama Sense8. A month after announcing the show’s cancellation, Netflix revealed that a two-hour finale will arrive sometime next year.

Netflix cancels big-budget sci-fi series Sense8 after two seasons

The big reveal was made in a tweet that included a video with What’s Up by 4 Non Blondes playing in the background. “It’s happening, ... Tell your cluster,” was part of the message.

The series, filmed in more than a dozen countries, revolves around strangers from all over the world who are emotionally connected. Its cast regulars include a core group from Great Britain (Aml Ameen and Tuppence Middleton), India (Tina Desai), Spain (Miguel Ángel Silvestre), South Korea (Bae Doona), Germany (Max Riemelt) and the United States (Brian J. Smith and Jamie Clayton).

Co-creator Lana Wachowski credited the development to the outpouring of support from the series’ fans, who complained about the cancellation after two seasons.

In a letter shared on social media, Wachowski says: “Improbably, unforseeably [sic], your love has brought Sense8 back to life. (I could kiss every single one of you.) ... there will be another 2-hour special released next year. After that ... if this experience has taught me anything, you NEVER know.”

She concludes: “Now let’s go find out what happens to Wolfgang.”