The Wachowskis making any TV series at all would be intriguing, but a show co-created by Babylon 5’s J. Michael Straczynski, all about eight strangers who mysteriously become mentally and emotionally linked to each other? Well, that’s a show we need to check out — and here’s our first look.

That’s Lost’s Naveen Andrews as Jonas, a man who’s trying to bring the Sensates together; Terrence Mann plays the evil Mr. Whisper, who’s trying to destroy them, although I don’t think he makes an appearance in the trailer. Also not making an appearance: The live birth the Wachowskis reportedly filmed for the TV series, but that’s possibly for the best.

Sense8 premieres on Netflix on June 5th.


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