Treadstone: USA Network Adds 5 to Jason Bourne Spinoff Series

USA Network's Jason Bourne franchise spinoff series Treadstone has recruited its final five, with the upcoming action-thriller adding Omar Metwally (The Affair), Tracy Ifeachor (Quantico), Hyo Joo Han (W: Two Worlds), Gabrielle Scharnitzky (The Game), and Emilia Schüle (Berlin Station).  The new cast members join previously-announced leads Jeremy Irvine (Mamma Mia 2) and Brian J. Smith […]

Treadstone: Sense8's Brian J. Smith; Jeremy Irvine Join USA's 'Bourne' Spinoff Series

USA Network has found its two lead agents for their straight-to-series drama Treadstone, a spinoff from the "Jason Bourne" franchise. Jeremy Irvine (Mamma Mia 2) and Sense8's Brian J. Smith have been tapped to head the drama-thriller, set to begin production in 2019. Irvine's J. Randolph Bentley is a spy dispatched by the CIA to eliminate a key […]


Netflix Locks in Sense8 Series Finale Date

Netflix has set a date for the end. The finale of the sci-fi series Sense8 will premiere on the streaming service June 8th. The streaming service made the announcement today about the series created by J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5) and Lana Wachowski and Lilly Wachowski (The Matrix). The series focused on a cluster of eight […]

All the Glorious Science Fiction TV You Can (and Should) Watch This Year

When we keep saying it's going to be a strong year for science fiction television, there are some obvious reasons why. Sure, I'm going to include some not 'hard' sci-fi shows (like the superhero ones), it's a seriously impressive lineup of watchable offerings in 2018. I'm going to start with the series that just hit […]

Sense8 Finale Special

Netflix Releases a First Look at the Sense8 Finale Special

Nextflix has released a first look at the upcoming Sense8 Finale Special. After it was announced that the series was cancelled after the second season, fans went crazy taking to social media to share their displeasure. Netflix took notice and a rumbling that something was up started. Lana Wachowski confirmed on Twitter, on behalf of […]


The Weekly Static 08/25/17: A Look Back At Our Week In TV Land

Welcome to The Weekly Static, a desperate attempt at comedy (fingers, toes and every other available and cross-able body part crossed) thinly disguised as look-back at the week that was in the land of television. The goal of The Weekly Static? Why, that's a simple three-point answer: ●  to offer a blunt, honest perspective on a handful […]


xHamster To Wachowskis: Let's Make Beautiful Sense8 Music Together

It seems like whenever a show with a devout following gets canceled nowadays, everyone hopes for an online streaming service to swoop in and save the day. But what if that streaming service were the number three porn site on the internet? That's exactly the question facing the producers of Sense8, the Netflix sci-fi series […]


Sense8 Not Done Yet – Netflix Announces 2-Hour Finale Special

Sense8 won't be getting a third season, but fans will be happy to learn that they will be getting a two-hour finale special. Netflix announced the movie on social media today as the characters reunite to sing What's Up by 4 Non Blondes and then the words: "It's happening. Two-Hour finale episode. Tell your cluster." […]

Netflix On Sense8: "We Can't Make It Work"

Every since word came out that Netflix had cancelled the Wachowski's Sense8 series after two seasons, fans have taken to social media in an effort to change the streaming services mind. A response to that movement was posted on the official Sense8 Facebook page: To our Sense8 family… We've seen the petitions. We've read the messages. We […]

Sense8 No More – Netflix Cancels Series After Second Season

Cindy Holland, VP of Netflix original content, has just released a statement announcing the cancellation of Sense8 after two seasons. After 23 episodes, 16 cities and 13 countries, the story of the Sense8 cluster is coming to an end. It is everything we and the fans dreamed it would be: bold, emotional, stunning, kick ass, […]

Sense8 Star Brian J. Smith Calls On Fans To Prevent Cancellation With Hashtag #RenewSense8

  Fans of Netflix sci-fi drama Sense8 might want to take notice, if they want to see a third season of the show. With its popularity and cliffhanger second season finale, it's been widely assumed that the show will be renewed. But with the June deadline approaching, fans are beginning to get worried, tweeting things like: […]


Behind The Scenes Of Sense8

Sense8 season 2 is streaming on Netflix now and they've released a behind-the-scenes video showing off the locations of the 200+ day shoot. The series from Lana Wachowski (The Matrix), Grant Hill (Cloud Atlas) and J. Michael Straczynski (World War Z), centers around eight characters, from different parts of the world, who experience a violent […]

"Nothing Changes If We Always Play It Safe" – New Sense8 Trailer

Netflix has just released a second trailer for the new season of Sense8. With the tagline: "We are all worth fighting for", the streaming service describes the series as being from Lana Wachowski, Grant Hill ("The Matrix," "Cloud Atlas") and J. Michael Straczynski (Clint Eastwood's "Changeling,' "World War Z"), Sense8 is centered around eight characters, […]


Netflix Rolls Out Sense8 Season 2 Trailer

Netflix has dropped the trailer for the second season of Sense 8, the series created by Lana Wachowski, Grant Hill, and J. Michael Straczynski.  Sense8 is centered around eight characters, from different parts of the world, who experience a violent vision, and soon find themselves mentally connected by the experience. They become connected, able to see […]

Sense8 Drops Trailer For 2-Hour Christmas Special

Sense 8, the Netflix original series by Lana and Lilly Wachowski, is returning for a two-hour Christmas special that will premiere on December 23rd. But this isn't like the Star Wars Christmas special with song and dance… this looks like a major part of the story. The second, 10-episode season, kicks off on May 5th, 2017. […]

Sense8 Gets Season 2 Premiere Date From Netflix… Plus A Holiday Special?!

Fans of Netflix's Sense8, the multi-cultural telepathy sci-fi drama from The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski will have an unexpected gift under the tree on Christmas Eve. For some reason, the show is getting a Doctor Who style Holiday Special, to be released on December 23, according to a report by Deadline. The official description […]

Lumberjanes Wins GLAAD Media Award For Outstanding Comic

Lumberjanes, the Eisner Award-winning series created by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh, Carolyn Nowak and Brooke Allen can added another award to the mantle. The BOOM! Studios fantasy/adventure series won for Outstanding Comic at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards  The awards honor outstanding portrayals of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities through all forms […]

Sense8 Behind-The-Scenes – The Character Transitions

With the news over the weekend of Sense8 getting renewed for season 2, now Netflix has released this behind-the-scenes video showing some of the ways the production did the effects of switching from character to character. All of Sense8 season one is available now on Netflix. [youtube][/youtube]

Netflix Renews Sense8 For Season 2

The Netflix sci-fi series Sense8 will be back for season 2. The series from writer J. Michael Straczynski and producers Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski is about 8 strangers from around the globe that are somehow mentally connected and must find out why. The series stars: Daryl Hannah, Freema Agyeman, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton, Tina Desai, […]