Netflix cancels Sense 8 after two seasons

2017-06-02 08:54

Los Angeles — Netflix has cancelled its sci-fi series Sense 8 after two seasons.

Netflix's vice president of original content Cindy Holland confirmed the cancellation in a statement on Thursday.

The show followed eight people from various global backgrounds who gained a sudden ability to mentally communicate with one another.

Holland wrote that the show's story, which shot episodes in 13 countries, its cast and crew reflected a diverse global community. The Emmy-nominated series also notably cast LGBT actors in leading roles.

The second season was released last month.

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The news comes just a week after Netflix cancelled The Get Down. The musical drama from filmmaker Baz Luhrmann focused on the rise of hip-hop in the '70s.

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