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A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world's order.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Doona Bae ...  Sun Bak 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Jamie Clayton ...  Nomi Marks 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Tina Desai ...  Kala Dandekar 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Tuppence Middleton ...  Riley Blue 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Max Riemelt ...  Wolfgang Bogdanow 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Miguel Ángel Silvestre ...  Lito Rodriguez 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Brian J. Smith ...  Will Gorski 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Daryl Hannah ...  Angelica Turing 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Freema Agyeman ...  Amanita Caplan 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Alfonso Herrera ...  Hernando / ... 20 episodes, 2015-2018
Terrence Mann ...  Whispers / ... 19 episodes, 2015-2018
Eréndira Ibarra ...  Daniela / ... 19 episodes, 2015-2018
Naveen Andrews ...  Jonas Maliki 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Purab Kohli ...  Rajan Rasal 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Max Mauff ...  Felix Berner / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2018
Paul Ogola ...  Jela 15 episodes, 2015-2018
Chichi Seii ...  Shiro 15 episodes, 2015-2018
Michael X. Sommers ...  Bug 13 episodes, 2015-2018
Aml Ameen ...  Capheus Onyango / ... 12 episodes, 2015
Toby Onwumere ...  Capheus / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Anupam Kher ...  Sanyam Dandekar 11 episodes, 2015-2017
Ness Bautista ...  Diego Morales / ... 11 episodes, 2015-2018
Peter King Nzioki Peter King Nzioki ...  Silas Kabaka 10 episodes, 2015-2018
Natasha Rastogi Natasha Rastogi ...  Priya Dandekar 10 episodes, 2015-2017
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Storyline

Sense8 tells the story of eight strangers: Will (Smith), Riley (Middleton), Capheus (Ameen), Sun (Bae), Lito (Silvestre), Kala (Desai), Wolfgang (Riemelt), and Nomi (Clayton). Each individual is from a different culture and part of the world. In the aftermath of a tragic death they all experience through what they perceive as dreams or visions, they suddenly find themselves growing mentally and emotionally connected. While trying to figure how and why this connection happened and what it means, a mysterious man named Jonas tries to help the eight. Meanwhile, another stranger called Whispers attempts to hunt them down, using the same sensate power to gain full access to a sensate's mind (thoughts/sight) after looking into their eyes. Each episode reflects the views of the characters interacting with each other while delving deeper into their backgrounds and what sets them apart and brings them together with the others. Written by Soumik Ghosh

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I am we. (Season 1) See more »


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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As of Thursday June 29th 2017 it was announced by Netflix that the series will get a two-hour finale special expected to air in 2018. In a heartfelt message by show creator Lana Wachowski, she announced that the online petitions and the noise created by shows untimely cancellation were successful. In her statement she mentions: "It is my great pleasure as well as Netflix's (believe me, they love the show as much as we do but the numbers have always been challenging) to announce that there will be another two-hour special released next year". See more »

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Interesting series
5 June 2015 | by tronbaSee all my reviews

This series is riveting. watched the first six episodes back to back.

The concept of linked minds is interesting in it's simplicity. Modern technology has brought us closer together, this series looks at how things might be if we were even closer connected.

The characters are well defined and are believable. There is a strong focus on the individual stories of the main cast reminding me of Orange is the new black.

like Orange is the new black some people might object or take offense to some of the content, thinking it is to progressive or liberal. I hope these are few because these topic are important and help build the story and perhaps also teach us a bit more about the stereotypes we build about people we might be afraid of. We are all human and that is an important part of what I think the series try to tell us.


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