'Matrix' makers in Mumbai

Nov 01, 2014, 08:46 IST | Gaurav Dubey

Indian actors will apparently star in the Wachowskis' TV series

The famous Wachowski siblings, who created The Matrix trilogy, are all set to shoot the first leg of their upcoming American sci-fi drama in the city. The show has been titled Sense 8 and will feature Bollywood faces. A source says, “The duo, along with the entire crew, will be coming to Mumbai soon to start the shoot. Many actors from the our industry will be a part of the series.”

Wachowski  and (left) Anupam Kher
Wachowski  and (left) Anupam Kher

A source in the know of the project adds that the series revolves around eight strangers from different parts of the world. “Since India is one of the countries being highlighted on the show, many actors including Anupam Kher, Purab Kohli and Tena Desae have been taken on board. The show will be streamed on Netflix,” the source suggests.

Kher sounded excited about his involvement in the project. “I am happy and proud to be part of the series. I am an admirer of their (Wachowskis’) work. I look forward to work with them,” the veteran actor says.

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