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Altered Carbon 

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Set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored, a prisoner returns to life in a new body and must solve a mind-bending murder to win his freedom.

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Laeta Kalogridis
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2   1  
2020   2018  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
Chris Conner ...  Poe 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Renée Elise Goldsberry ...  Quellcrist Falconer 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Will Yun Lee ...  Stronghold Kovacs / ... 13 episodes, 2018-2020
Dichen Lachman ...  Reileen Kawahara 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Martha Higareda ...  Kristin Ortega 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Ato Essandoh ...  Vernon Elliot 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Joel Kinnaman ...  Takeshi Kovacs 10 episodes, 2018
James Purefoy ...  Laurens Bancroft 10 episodes, 2018
Kristin Lehman ...  Miriam Bancroft 10 episodes, 2018
Trieu Tran ...  Mr. Leung 10 episodes, 2018
Hayley Law ...  Lizzie Elliot 9 episodes, 2018-2020
Anthony Mackie ...  Takeshi Kovacs 8 episodes, 2020
Lela Loren ...  Danica Harlan 8 episodes, 2020
Simone Missick ...  Trepp 8 episodes, 2020
Dina Shihabi ...  Dig 301 8 episodes, 2020
Torben Liebrecht ...  Colonel Ivan Carrera 8 episodes, 2020

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ALTERED CARBON is set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in cortical stacks implanted in the spine, allowing humans to survive physical death by having their memories and consciousness "re-sleeved" into new bodies. The story follows specially trained "Envoy" soldier Takeshi Kovacs, who is downloaded from an off-world prison and into a combat ready sleeve at the behest of Laurens Bancroft, a highly influential aristocrat. Bancroft was killed, and the last automatic backup of his stack was made hours before his death, leaving him with no memory of who killed him and why. While police ruled it a suicide, Bancroft is convinced he was murdered and wants Kovacs to find out the truth.

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To correct his pectus excavatum condition, Kinnaman's chest had two metal bars inserted through his ribs and into his chest. The bars were then shaped and expanded in such a way that they pushed his chest out, and then were affixed to his ribs to keep them in place. Joel was still fitted with these metal braces while filming this series. See more »

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2nd season is so poor...
27 February 2020 | by bsm-09852See all my reviews

First season is very good probably 10/10 after 15 mins you cant stop watching until the end , but the second season is 1/10 after 15 mins you want to stop and forget about it...


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