LANA AND LILLY WACHOWSKI (FILM­MAK­ERS)

Pride Life Magazine - - FEATURE -

The Wa­chowskis, for­merly the Wachowski Brothers, are sib­ling film direc­tors, screen­writ­ers and pro­duc­ers best known for their 1999 film The Ma­trix and its sub­se­quent se­quels. Other works in­clude their 2006 adap­ta­tion of the Alan Moore/ David Lloyd comic strip V for Vendetta, 2012’s Cloud At­las, and the Net­flix sci­ence fic­tion series Sense8, the sec­ond series of which is ex­pected to ar­rive in early 2017. Com­mon themes in their work in­clude “tran­scend­ing ar­che­typal boxes” in­clud­ing stereo­types of race and gen­der. They now both iden­tify as trans women: Lana (for­merly “Larry”) com­plet­ing her tran­si­tion in 2008, and Lilly (for­merly “Andy”) in 2016. Other: Gus Van Sant (Di­rec­tor); Bryan Singer (Film Di­rec­tor);

LANA AND LILLY WACHOWSKI

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