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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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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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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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8 ordinary people. 1 extraordinary story. (Series finale) See more »


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USA

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English

Release Date:

5 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Capheus' accent isn't actually a Kenyan accent but more of a West African accent. This is because Aml Ameen shot in Chicago before he went to Nairobi and the dialogue coach in Chicago confused a Nigerian accent for a Kenyan one. See more »

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The Hill Street Blues of Science Fiction
6 June 2015 | by morcegoSee all my reviews

On an interview for Indiewire, J. Michael Straczynski mentions that while Startrek and BattleStar Galactica were to SciFi what Dragnet was to police shows, SciFi never had its Hill Street Blues, and that he hoped Sense8 would be it.

Now we have the answer: it is.

That is what we expect to get when we mix the creator of Babylon 5 (et al) with the creators of The Matrix. It is a SciFi show where there "heroes" are not only human being with human relationships, but also with all human flaws and beauties. Drugs, love, violence, greed, cowardice, weakness. It is one story, but it is also 8 stories. It is the story of all of them, and it is the story of each of them. It is their successes and their failures. It is life in all its beauty and all its ugliness in a scifi that is something as close to our world that you at times have trouble remembering it isn't. It is a magnificent piece of work, shot in all parts of the world using, and those places are not just a background, their are part of the story.

The premise for this show is quite simple: 8 different people will start entering each others minds, living each other lives, visiting and sharing. We learn the story as the characters do, while also visiting and sharing their lives. It is not an epic story, although it spans the world. It is a story told by its basic elements, with superb writing and production quality.

The bad part? Now we have to wait for season 2.


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