Sense8, “a gripping global tale of minds linked and souls hunted,” marks The Wachowskis’ (Matrix, Cloud Atlas) first dip into television and is the latest project from Babylon 5 creator Straczynski.
Said Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos:
“Andy and Lana Wachowski and Joe Straczynski are among the most imaginative writers and gifted visual storytellers of our time. Their incredible creations are favorites of Netflix members globally and we can’t wait to bring Sense8 to life.”
Added Andy and Lana Wachowski:
“We’re excited to work with Netflix and Georgeville Television on this project, and we’ve wanted to work with Joe Straczynski for years, chiefly due to the fact his name is harder to pronounce than ours, but also because we share a love of genre and all things nerdy. Several years ago, we had a late night conversation about the ways technology simultaneously unites and divides us, and out of that paradox Sense8 was born.”
“We are proud to be working with Netflix on this new series. Lana, Andy, and I are fans of each other’s creations, and have been looking for something to do together for nearly a decade.”
The project is produced by Georgeville Television, in association with Studio JMS.