Netflix orders second season of 'Sense8'

Karen Butler
Daryl Hannah in a scene from Sense8 Season 1. Netflix
Daryl Hannah in a scene from "Sense8" Season 1. Netflix

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Netflix says it has ordered a second season of its thriller series Sense8.

From the minds of the Wachowskis, J. Michael Straczynski and Grant Hill, Sense8 is described in Season 1 press notes as "a gripping story of eight people from around the world whose lives are suddenly and inexplicably connected in a fight for their own survival."


​All ​12 episodes of the first season of the series were made available for streaming June 5 ​. It starred Brian J. Smith, Tuppence Middleton, Jamie Clayton, Miguel Angel Silvestre, Tina Desai, Doona Bae, Aml Ameen, Max Riemelt, Daryl Hannah, Naveen Andrews, Terrence Mann, Freema Agyeman, Alfonso Herrera, Erendira Ibarra, Adam Shapiro, Ness Bautista​ and ​​​Joe Pantoliano.

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