You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Sense8’ to Receive 2-Hour Finale Special on Netflix

Netflix announced on Thursday that “Sense8” will get a two-hour finale special expected to air in 2018.

In a video posted on social media, the characters from the series reunite and sing along to the song “What’s Up” by 4 Non Blondes. Midway through the video, the following words appear onscreen: “It’s happening. Two-hour finale episode. Tell your cluster.”

In addition, series co-creator Lana Wachowski posted a statement online that reads in part, “The passionate letters, the petitions, the collective voice that rose up like the fist of Sun to fight for this show was beyond what anyone was expecting.”

“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,” she continued. “After that…if this experience has taught me anything, you NEVER know.” You can read the full statement below.

The streaming service canceled the series after two seasons at the beginning of June, making it one of the few Netflix originals to get cancelled. Other recent cancellations include “The Get Down,” “Marco Polo,” “Bloodline,” and “Girlboss.”

Sense8” starred Tuppence Middleton, Brian J. Smith, Doona Bae, Aml Ameen, Max Riemelt, Tina Desai, Miguel Ángel Silvestre and Jamie Clayton as eight strangers who become mentally and emotionally linked. Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, and J. Michael Straczynski created the show for Netflix and executive produced with Grant Hill.

 

More TV

  • Dish Network

    CBS, Dish Resolve Carriage Dispute

    Netflix announced on Thursday that “Sense8” will get a two-hour finale special expected to air in 2018. In a video posted on social media, the characters from the series reunite and sing along to the song “What’s Up” by 4 Non Blondes. Midway through the video, the following words appear onscreen: “It’s happening. Two-hour finale […]

  • 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' starring Jonah

    'Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return' Renewed for Season 2 At Netflix

    Netflix announced on Thursday that “Sense8” will get a two-hour finale special expected to air in 2018. In a video posted on social media, the characters from the series reunite and sing along to the song “What’s Up” by 4 Non Blondes. Midway through the video, the following words appear onscreen: “It’s happening. Two-hour finale […]

  • Canal Plus

    Canal Plus Orders Thomas Lilti's 'Hippocrate' Medical Series

    Netflix announced on Thursday that “Sense8” will get a two-hour finale special expected to air in 2018. In a video posted on social media, the characters from the series reunite and sing along to the song “What’s Up” by 4 Non Blondes. Midway through the video, the following words appear onscreen: “It’s happening. Two-hour finale […]

  • Teen Titans Go

    'Teen Titans Go': Animation for All Ages Celebrates Major Milestone Ahead of Feature Film

    Netflix announced on Thursday that “Sense8” will get a two-hour finale special expected to air in 2018. In a video posted on social media, the characters from the series reunite and sing along to the song “What’s Up” by 4 Non Blondes. Midway through the video, the following words appear onscreen: “It’s happening. Two-hour finale […]

  • Duffer Brothers Variety Facetime Interview

    Duffer Brothers on 'Stranger Things' 2 and What Scares Them

    Netflix announced on Thursday that “Sense8” will get a two-hour finale special expected to air in 2018. In a video posted on social media, the characters from the series reunite and sing along to the song “What’s Up” by 4 Non Blondes. Midway through the video, the following words appear onscreen: “It’s happening. Two-hour finale […]

  • Occupied 2

    MTG Studios Boards Norwegian Drama Series 'Wisting'

    Netflix announced on Thursday that “Sense8” will get a two-hour finale special expected to air in 2018. In a video posted on social media, the characters from the series reunite and sing along to the song “What’s Up” by 4 Non Blondes. Midway through the video, the following words appear onscreen: “It’s happening. Two-hour finale […]

  • endemol shine logo

    Endemol Shine Surprises With Plan to Shrink Southeast Asia Operation

    Netflix announced on Thursday that “Sense8” will get a two-hour finale special expected to air in 2018. In a video posted on social media, the characters from the series reunite and sing along to the song “What’s Up” by 4 Non Blondes. Midway through the video, the following words appear onscreen: “It’s happening. Two-hour finale […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content