Netflix Dates “Sense8” Xmas Special, S2 Launch

Netflix has announced premiere dates for a special two-hour Christmas episode of its original sci-fi thriller “Sense8” along with the launch of the second season of the series created by Lana and Lilly Wachowsk and J. Michael Straczynski.

“Sense8: A Christmas Special” premieres globally on the streaming service Friday, December 23rd at 12:01am US-PT. That will be followed by the second season which launches globally Friday, May 5th at 12:01am US-PT.

The two-hour Christmas special follows the central characters as they weave in and out of each other’s lives finding deeper connections, learning more desperate secrets about one another and struggling to identify with more than just oneself.

The second season continues the main storyline as Capheus (Toby Onwumere), Kala (Tina Desai), Lito (Miguel Angel Silvestre), Nomi (Jamie Clayton), Riley (Tuppence Middleton) , Sun (Donna Bae), Will (Brian J. Wright) and Wolfgang (Max Riemelt) find themselves on the run from Whispers (Terrence Mann), forced to question their very identity. Coming together physically and mentally, they must find a way to live with, understand and protect one another.