Based on Richard K. Morgan’s 2002 novel of the same name, Altered Carbon is one of Netflix‘s fresh batch of new series. Directed by Laeta Kalogridis, the all-new futuristic sci-fi thriller takes place in the year 2384, where humans are now able to transfer their consciousnesses to new bodies referred to as sleeves as a result of technological developments. Altered Carbon follows the story of Takeshi Kovacs who has been revived by Laurens Bancroft after been dead for more than hundred years. Bancroft then assigns Kovacs with an unexpected task: to solve the murder of Bancroft’s previous body or be put down once again.

Altered Carbon stars Joel Kinnaman, James Purefoy, Martha Higareda and Renée Elise Goldsberry to name a few. Watch the trailer above, and watch all the 10-episodes first season set to launch on February 2nd.

Netflix Goes Cyberpunk Noir with its New Series Altered Carbon
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