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Netflix & Lana Wachowski Announce 'Sense8' Returning For 2-Hour Finale

By Rachel Cromidas in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 29, 2017 10:21PM

Sense8 promotional image.

Fans lamenting the news that Netflix is canceling Sense8, Lana and Lilly Watchowski's globe-hopping sci-fi drama are getting an encore they were hoping for—Netflix and Lana Wachowski announced Thursday that, at fans' urgings, the show will briefly return to Netflix next year for a two-hour finale.

The Chicago-based Wachowskis posted on Facebook that "passionate letters" and petitions from fans made the Netflix encore a reality. Netflix said in a statement to the Sun-Times that fans were going to get "the ending they totally deserve."

"It is my great pleasure as well as Netflix's (believe me, they love the show as much as we do but the numbers have always been challenging) to announce that there will be another two hour special released next year," Wachowski added:

The Facebook post, below: