Altered Carbon (2018– )
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The Killers 

As a cornered Kovacs braces for a final showdown in the sky, a new hero emerges and more buried secrets come to light.


Peter Hoar


Laeta Kalogridis (created by), Richard Morgan (based on the novel by) (as Richard K. Morgan) | 4 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Joel Kinnaman ... Takeshi Kovacs
James Purefoy ... Laurens Bancroft
Martha Higareda ... Kristin Ortega
Chris Conner ... Poe
Dichen Lachman ... Reileen Kawahara
Ato Essandoh ... Vernon Elliot
Kristin Lehman ... Miriam Bancroft
Trieu Tran ... Mr. Leung
Renée Elise Goldsberry ... Quellcrist Falconer
Tamara Taylor ... Oumou Prescott
Adam Busch ... Mickey
Cliff Chamberlain ... Ava Elliot
Marlene Forte ... Alazne Ortega
Hiro Kanagawa ... Captain Tanaka
Hayley Law ... Lizzie Elliot


Reileen sends the ghost walker and her minions to the Raven Hotel to kill Kovacs' friends. They destroy Poe, kill Micky and bring Ava with them to the Head in the Cloud. However Poe sends Lizzie to the Head in the Cloud before he is destroyed. She sleeves to a synthetic body and helps her parents, Kovacs and Ortega to fight Reileen, the ghost walker and the other gangsters. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

2 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)| Dolby Atmos (Netflix)



Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Did You Know?


18 minutes in, when Lizzie enters the room in Head in the Clouds where a man have killed two girls, you can spot Peter Paul Ruben's painting "Saturn", or "Saturn Devouring his Son" which inspired Spanish artist, Francisco Goya's famous painting "Saturn Devouring His Son" which hangs in Reileen's room. See more »


[last lines]
Quellcrist Falconer: [narrating] After his princess died, the peasant boy wandered the world lost to despair. Until one day, he came upon an immortal who told him his princess had been stolen, trapped in an enchantment. So now he seeks her, across this world and every other. Because somewhere, sealed behind frozen glass and thick walls of deadly thorns, she sleeps waiting to be awakened. And someday, without fail, he will find her.
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Another day, another Netflix home-run.
4 February 2018 | by Aktham_TashtushSee all my reviews

Well by now i don't know if its needed to review Netflix original series ,, i mean ,,if it has the "Netflix" name on it ,just with no hesitation watch it..

The series has an original plot,, a genuine story in the future not like any other Sci-Fi ,, Here humans can live forever , clone themselves and "jump" between bodies ,, but unlike any other sci-fi, here the drama was so heightened , the action and the fight scene were so fast and futuristic , the scientific correctness was on point and as close as possible to the far future but also as close as possible to being believable and scientifically "probable".

Al the 6 writers of the show were amazing , and well known to be involved in other "fantasies" or "sci-fi" like from "True blood" to "Daredevil" and "Da Vinci's Demons" and Netflix "The Punisher" so they're all familiar with what Netflix usually offers to the viewers and they are familiar with what sci-fi and action/drama would look like of the small screen.. and they indeed did an amazing job in here, making the show as usual fast, well connected and easily understandable which makes you dragged and wanting to finish the whole series in on day.

The cast was really good,, maybe in the first episodes they all looked weird with their new fresh faces but then you start recognize them, oh it's that guy from Suicide Squad "Joel Kinnaman" and look it's "Hiro Kanagawa" :D and that's "James Purefoy" from "The Following" but even the new faces like that hot Mexican "Martha Higareda", she was really good.

Finally, i haven't yet heard any news of renewal, but well i think it's obvious since they left the door wide open in the final scene for a new big plot enough for another 10 episodes , but who knows ;)

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