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Altered Carbon
« on: Jan 17, 2018 at 07:43 PM »


Synopsis:
Set in a dystopian future where human consciousness can be stored digitally in cortical stacks and downloaded into new bodies called "sleeves," Altered Carbon follows specially-trained Envoy soldier Takeshi Kovacs, who is re-sleeved into a new body and tasked to investigate the murder of Laurens Bancroft, a highly influential aristocrat.

Based on the 2002 award-winning novel by Richard Morgan; adapted for television by Laeta Kalogridis

Cast includes Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry, James Purefoy, Kristin Lehman, Will Yun Lee, Martha Higareda, Dichen Lachman, Leonardo Nam, Hayley Law, Chris Conner, Ato Essandoh, Trieu Tran

Number of episodes: 10
Streaming service: Netflix
Premiere date: February 2, 2018

Trailer:
https://youtu.be/dhFM8akm9a4

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #1 on: Jan 26, 2018 at 07:29 AM »
"Fight For Your Life" Featurette:

https://youtu.be/MFWBXDIW5Iw

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #2 on: Feb 01, 2018 at 07:24 AM »
"The History of Immortality" Featurette:

https://youtu.be/40T49kllPCM

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #3 on: Feb 09, 2018 at 06:35 AM »
"Remember Who We Are" Featurette:

https://youtu.be/lSDiwQlV59w

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #4 on: Feb 09, 2018 at 05:28 PM »
One of those shows from Netflix that kept me engaged.

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #5 on: Feb 12, 2018 at 03:29 PM »
Finished watching this already. Really good..
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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #6 on: Feb 12, 2018 at 05:29 PM »
Finished watching this already. Really good..

Finished this as well.  Grand concept but less than grand execution is my opinion. The tit-fest kept me glued though ;).
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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #7 on: Feb 12, 2018 at 05:42 PM »
watched and finished this yesterday.
yup. one good series.

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #8 on: Jul 28, 2018 at 12:11 AM »
Anthony Mackie, who plays the Falcon in the Avengers movies, will take over the Takeshi Kovacs role in season 2 of Altered Carbon, while Alison Schapker (Lost, Fringe) is joining the series as co-showrunner and will also serve as an executive producer. Season 1 boss Laeta Kalogridis will return as co-showrunner and executive producer.

Netflix also stated in their press announcement, "The journey of Takeshi Kovacs spans hundreds of years, many different bodies, and planets. This allows the story to explore themes of identity, mortality, and the human soul. In this new season, Anthony Mackie will be the new embodiment of Kovacs, as the series continues to expand on these deeper themes and ideas across longer periods of times and different worlds throughout the universe."

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #9 on: Jul 28, 2018 at 02:27 PM »
Finished this as well.  Grand concept but less than grand execution is my opinion. The tit-fest kept me glued though ;).
I see a double meaning to "glued" haha!
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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #10 on: Nov 09, 2018 at 07:09 AM »
Netflix is developing an Altered Carbon anime feature, set in the same universe of the live-action sci-fi series, which will explore new elements of the story mythology. Dai Sato (Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo) and Tsukasa Kondo will be penning the script.

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #11 on: Feb 23, 2019 at 06:51 AM »
Season 2 - Cast Announcement:

https://youtu.be/5j75gM70k20

Season 2 will have 8 episodes.

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #12 on: Feb 05, 2020 at 06:20 AM »
Season 2 Teaser

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpbtLSJEHJQ

Streaming on Netflix, February 27, 2020.

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #13 on: Feb 12, 2020 at 05:59 AM »
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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #14 on: Feb 12, 2020 at 07:14 AM »

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #15 on: Feb 14, 2020 at 07:40 AM »

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #16 on: Feb 28, 2020 at 09:52 AM »
Season 2 out now.

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #17 on: Mar 10, 2020 at 07:46 AM »
ALTERED CARBON: RESLEEVED

On Planet Latimer, everything is temporary, but honor is forever. From the creative mind behind Cowboy Bebop, explore the expanded universe of "Altered Carbon" in this anime adaptation. Altered Carbon: Resleeved premieres March 19, only on Netflix.

TRAILER:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmDxxoFslzs

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #18 on: Aug 27, 2020 at 06:17 AM »
‘Altered Carbon’ Canceled By Netflix After 2 Seasons

Netflix has opted not to order a third season of the mind-bending, body-swapping sci-fi series Altered Carbon.

The eight-episode Season 2 of the cyberpunk drama, which starred Anthony Mackie, was released on Feb. 27, followed by an anime movie on March 19.

I hear Netflix’s decision not to proceed with further seasons was made in April and is not COVID-related but stems from the streamer’s standard viewership vs. cost renewal review process.

https://deadline.com/2020/08/altered-carbon-canceled-netflix-after-2-seasons-1203023456/

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Re: Altered Carbon
« Reply #19 on: Aug 27, 2020 at 11:03 AM »
I liked season 1 but season 2 just lost me.
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