Netflix have confirmed the release dates for Season 2 of Sense8.
Season 1 of Sense8 consisted of 12 episodes released on 5 June 2015. Season 2 will again consist of 12 hours, but the release pattern will be different. The first 2 episodes will be released as a two-hour event TV movie - a "Christmas special" - on 23 December this year. The remaining 10 episodes will then be released on 5 May.
Lana Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski have written the second season (Lily Wachowski has taken the second season off, but may return for a third), with Wachowski, Tom Twyker and Dan Glass returning to direct.