Sense8 fans will get closure after the show’s cancellation. Netflix has announced plans for a two-hour finale, expected to air in 2018.
The company announced the special on social media, with a tweet that said, “Death doesn’t let you say goodbye.” It included a letter from series co-creator Lana Wachowski, which read in part, ““The passionate letters, the petitions, the collective voice that rose up like the fist of Sun to fight for this show was beyond what anyone was expecting.”
Death doesn’t let you say goodbye. 2 hour finale episode in the works. Tell your cluster. pic.twitter.com/GHZgGuHwS0
— Sense8 (@sense8) June 29, 2017
Before, the streaming giant had, cryptically, tweeted:
— Netflix US (@netflix) June 29, 2017
Sense8 was cancelled on the first of this month, generating a huge uproar on social media, in part because the show ended on a cliffhanger, and because it featured a diverse cast. Sense8‘s cancellation came a month after the cancellation of another diverse show, FOX’s Pitch.