Interview with Michael Sommers

Michael, thanks so much for taking time out of your schedule to talk to us.  I just want to say how much I appreciate it, and what a fan of Sense8 I am, and have been since the premier.

Michael is well known for his role as Bug, who was the reason Nomi landed in jail, and as a result, has Bug’s everlasting loyalty. … More “Interview with Michael Sommers”

Toby Onwumere: Irrepressible Capheus in Sense 8

What was the best thing about filming Sense8? The best part for me was being able to meet such amazing people from all over the world and get a glimpse at how they walk through the world.

Sense8 (S02E01) "Happy F*cking New Year"

Sense8 gave us something to look forward to during the long sabbatical while filming season 2 with a Christmas special, Happy F*cking New Year.  Some time has past since the ending of season 1, with Will on the run and shooting heroin to keep Whispers from being able to track the rest of his cluster through him since he looked into Will’s eyes during Riley’s escape from BPO.… More “Sense8 (S02E01) "Happy F*cking New Year"”

Interview with Brian J Smith

They fought for it and they didn’t give up. I think Trump getting elected had something to do with it, to be honest. He didn’t just fire up his base; he forced us all to wake up and realize that we can’t take the things we love about our culture for granted. I think people suddenly became much more aware of their otherness, and this was frightening. And then a show like Sense8 gets canceled and it was just too much. Especially during gay pride season! I was shocked at how emotionally charged the outcry was, and how persistent it was. Taken in context with what’s going on politically all over the world today, it makes a lot of sense. We the freaks are fighting back in our own way.