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Hulu “Hellraiser” Remake to Star Trans Actor Jamie Clayton

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Trans actor Jamie Clayton has been cast as Pinhead in an upcoming remake of the very camp, very queer horror classic Hellraiser – and fans are overjoyed. Hellraiser quickly became a cult horror classic when it was released in 1987. The film revolves around Pinhead, the leader of a group of sado-masochistic beings who are unable to differentiate between pain and pleasure. Now, Hellraiser is getting the reboot treatment. The new version of the film will debut on Hulu and will see Sense8 star Jamie Clayton taking on the legendary role of Pinhead. Full Story from Pink News

‘Sense8’ star Brian J. Smith Comes Out As Gay

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Brian J. Smith, one of the sexy stars of the cult Netflix series “Sense8,” has come out of the closet. In an interview with Attitude magazine, the 38-year-old actor talks about the difficulties of growing up in a rural Texas town where he says he “could never be who I was.”  “I was terrified,” says Smith. “At school, I really couldn’t fit in anywhere. I wasn’t a jock or a nerd. Forget about any LGBTQ union or groups. There was absolutely nothing. I was completely alone. I heard all the names: p*ssy, f*ggot… I was constantly having to check myself … Read more

TV: The Sense8 Series Finale Trailer is Here!

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The Wachowskis’ sci-fi Netflix thriller series Sense8, which drew plaudits and admirers for its diverse line-up of characters that featured multiple LGBTQ roles, had a near-death experience not unlike those its protagonists often faced when the streaming media provider announced its abrupt cancellation in early June of this year after just two seasons. The show’s passionate fan base responded with an ultimately effective outcry on social media, seeking explanations for the cancellation and urging a change of heart given the scarcity of diverse representation in the genre of the sort that earned Sense8 the 2016 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding … Read more

TV: Sense8 Finale Date Set


Netflix will release its two-hour series finale of Sense8 on June 8, the company said Tuesday. “Personal lives are pushed aside as the cluster, their sidekicks, and some unexpected allies band together for a rescue mission and BPO take-down in order to protect the future of all Sensates,” according to Netflix’s description. The sci-fi series from J. Michael Straczynski and the Wachowskis was canceled last year amid reports that it cost about $9 million an episode to produce. But fan letter-writing and petition campaigns prodded Netflix to greenlight a two-hour finale for the show. By Joe – Full Story at … Read more

FIRST LOOK: Sense8 Finale


Netflix has released a first look at the two-hour “Sense8” finale special. The video shows behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with the cast and clips of the cast meeting fans all around the world. Max Riemelt, Toby Onwumere, Miguel Angel Silvestre, Jamie Clayton, Tina Desai, Tuppence Middleton, Doona Bae and Brian J. Smith all make appearances in the short video. “Sense8,” the sci-fi series from transgender sisters Lana and Lilly Wachowski, follows eight strangers from around the world who discover they are all psychically interconnected. The show was canceled in June after two seasons but after an outcry from fans on social media, … Read more

TV: Adult Website Could Throw Sense8 a Lifeline


If Sense8 gets cancelled by Netflix again, an unlikely source is offering the Wachowski sisters a back-up plan. The acclaimed Netflex series, created by transgender sisters Lana and Lilly Wachowski, follows eight pansexual individuals around the globe with an apparent psychic connection. Fans were left devastated when Netflix confirmed that the show had been cancelled after two seasons earlier this year, despite winning praise for its brilliant inclusion of LGBT characters and themes. After protests from the show’s fans, Netflix reversed the decision and renewed the show for one further two-hour special – but Lana Wachoswki is already hoping for … Read more

TV: Sense8 Creator Holds Out Hope for Third Season

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Even though Netflix canceled “Sense8,” fan support gifted the fandom with a two-hour series finale to tie up loose ends. However, series co-creator Lana Wachowski thinks the fans’ support can bring an even bigger gift, a third season. In a Facebook Live stream with Brian J. Smith (Will Gorski), Toby Onwumere (Capheus “Van Damn” Onyango) and Max Riemelt (Wolfgang Bogdanow), Wachowski revealed, in third person, that she has already started penning a third season. “She’s writing because she believes so much in the fans — that they’re going to go out and actually create so many more fans — Lana’s … Read more

TV: Sense8 Cast Thanks Fans


‘What you fans did is quite frankly unbelievable,’ Lana Wachowski says at the start of a Facebook video posted by the official Sense8 account. Wachowski co-created, wrote, and directed the original Netflix series with Lilly Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski. The show was lauded for its diversity and genuine cast of characters. It was suddenly canceled in June after two seasons. Then, by the end of the month, it was revived for a two-hour finale thanks to passionate fans. In the 15-minute video, Wachowski and the cast of Sense8 profusely thank the fans for their support. By Anya Crittenton – … Read more

TV: Sense8 to Get 2 Hour Finale


Fans still reeling from the cancellation of Netflix’s Sense8 are rejoicing at the news of a 2-hour finale in the works. Created by sisters Lilly and Lana Wachowski – the directors behind the Matrix trilogy – Sense8 was axed after only two seasons earlier this month. Sense8 is about eight complete strangers who are scattered across the globe but find themselves mentally, emotionally and spiritually connected. By Shannon Power – Full Story at Gay Star News

TV: Netflix Cancels Sense8


The second season of Sense8, which premiered just last month, will be the show’s last. Netflix announced today that the drama series from transgender siblings Lilly and Lana Wachowski (Matrix) will not continue. Sense8 is about eight complete strangers who are scattered across the globe – America, Korea, England, Kenya, Germany, India, and Mexico – but find themselves mentally, emotionally, and spiritually connected. ‘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 and outright … Read more