Herrera to Star in Netflix’s Sci-fi Drama Series “Sense8”

Alfonso Herrera is going global for his next project…

The 30-year-old Mexican actor, a former member of Mexican music group RBD, has joined the international cast of Netflix’s sci-fi drama series Sense8.

Alfonso Herrera

There’s no word not on Herrera’s role in the 10-episode series from Lana and Andy Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski, which is described as “a grippingglobal tale of minds linked and souls hunted” that incorporates the Wachowskis’ storytelling style.

“The series follows eight characters around the world who, in the aftermath of a tragic death, find themselves linked to each other mentally and emotionally,” Straczynski tells Deadline.com. “They can not only see and talk to each other as though they were in the same place, they have access to each other’s deepest secrets. Not only must they figure out what happened and why and what it means for the future of humanity, they must do sowhile being hunted by an organization out to capture, kill or vivisect them.”

In addition to Herrera, the series will starTuppence Middleton, Aml Ameen, Freema Agyeman, Tena Desae, Doona Bae, Max Riemelt,  Erendira Ibarra, Jamie Clayton, Miguel Silvestre and Terrence Mann.

Sense8, which isexpected to debut next year, will be shot in nine locations on four continents: Chicago, San Francisco, London, Iceland, Seoul, Mumbai, Berlin, Mexico City and Nairobi.

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