In less than a week, viewers will get the unexpected treat of watching all of the episodes of one of television’s most anticipated shows for the summer- “Sense8”, which will premiere on Friday, June 5, 2015, on Netflix. In anticipation for that, Spoiler TV has released character trailers which will give viewers a chance to learn more about the eight main characters before it goes online, and BuzzFeed news managed to sit down with a Netflix representatives in order to get more information regarding the “sensates”. WARNING: This article may contain spoilers regarding the upcoming series “Sense8”. Read on to learn more about the characters of this highly anticipated show.
According to the exclusive report on BuzzFeed News, Wolfgang (Max Riemelt), who is from Berlin, Germany, is a locksmith by day, and a safecracker by night, who, together with his best friend, go on high stakes jewelry heists. He also doesn’t have a good relationship with his father. Aside from heists, part of his expertise is that he is good with hand to hand combat fighting.
According to the character trailer posted on Spoiler TV, Wolfgang begins experiencing strange sensations after clubbing with his best friend after a successful heist, as he heard Nomi Marks (Jamie Clayton), asking for help, and felt the hospital bed restraints on her wrists on his wrists.
The second character trailer released was about Sun, who is portrayed by Doona Bae. According to her character profile on BuzzFeed News, Sun, works as the Chief Financial Officer for her father, a successful businessman. She is an expert at martial arts as she is a rising star in the underground world of kickboxing. However, everything goes up in smoke after she struggles with the decision to make the “ultimate sacrifice” as she caught her brother embezzling from her father.
According to the trailer posted on Spoiler TV, Sun is seen leafing through several documents before slamming her fist into a worker’s table, and encountered Capheus (Aml Ameen), who told her that he knew that she was scared, decision while walking around the streets of Seoul.
The third character trailer posted on Spoiler TV was about Riley (Tuppence Middleton), who, according to the BuzzFeed News report, is a DJ in London, England, and is originally from Iceland. This troubled DJ who ran away from home and now is involved in drug trade doesn’t have any other listed special skills or areas of expertise.
In her character trailer, posted on Spoiler TV, she encountered Will Gorski (Brian J. Smith), after witnessing a death after a shoot-out due to drugs. The next character trailer posted here allowed viewers to travel to Mexico City, where the Spanish born actor, Lito (Miguel Angel Silvestre) lived and made a living.
According to the exclusive report on BuzzFeed News, this particular character’s expertise lies in “loving and lying”.
In the character trailer, it was shown that he did have a girlfriend, but after trying to come out to her, she ran upstairs, only to meet his boyfriend. He also encountered Sun in a full-length mirror.
Next up is Kala (Tina Desai), who according to BuzzFeed News, is a pharmacist based in Mumbai. In the character trailer on Spoiler TV, she is shown praying to a Hindu deity, Ganesha, as she wondered what was wrong with her because she wasn’t in love with the man she was about to marry, who is smart, important and handsome, however, things become complicated as her new father-in-law is her boss. However, she and Wolfgang both end up fainting after seeing each other during her wedding.
The next character is Capheus, is an expert driver, as he drives around a bus, and who, in the trailer on Spoiler TV, is seen getting into trouble after a hold up revealed that he was carrying around drugs, as he was entrusted with a briefcase in order to get paid. He then asked for help, and immediately encountered Sun.
Nomi Marks (Jamie Clayton), who is from San Francisco, is a hacker and a blogger. She is a transgender, and is seen, in the trailer on Spoiler TV, to be with her girlfriend, Amanita (Freema Agyeman). She then encounters Will and asks for help as she is wheeled to surgery, as according to BuzzFeed News, she has to undergo extensive brain surgery.
The last character mentioned is Will Gorski (Brian J. Smith), who was the first to encounter Jonas (Naveen Andrews), the “sensates” guide.
According to the trailer, he sees Nomi in his car, in a hospital gown. He is haunted by an old murder which gives him migraines and visions, which only gets worse when an encounter with a death opens old wounds.
Aside from Nomi, he also encounters Riley after he washes his face. His expertise includes “protecting and serving”.
And that was all for the spoilers on what to expect from the characters of Netflix’s “Sense8”. For more news, updates, spoilers and recaps on “Sense8” and other television shows, keep on following Movie News Guide (MNG).
Catch the entire first season of “Sense8” on Netflix on June 5, 2015.
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