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Its true that given the popularity of sci-fi dystopian series and the trend for body-swapping stories, you might think you know everything you need to about the new Netflix Original from the trailers.
I thought I did. The series might feel like it has inspirations from all over the sci-fi movie and TV landscape, but it definitely brings something new to the genre as well. Based on the cyberpunk sci-fi novel of the same name by Richard K. Morgan, Laeta Kalogridis - known for writing Shutter Island and Terminator Genisys - originally optioned the novel many years ago to turn it into a feature film, but struggled to get a studio onboard due to the complex nature and R-rated material of the book.
Luckily, Netflix and Skydance Television saw its potential and ordered a 10 episode series inwhich will hit Netflix worldwide on February 2.
If you die accidentally, you can live again in a new body. If your body gets too old, just clone a younger version of yourself. If you haven't fulfilled your lifelong dream of travelling the universe, how about another three live times?
The story centres on the character of Takeshi Kovacs. Due to the very nature of the material, this was never going to be the easiest acting job in the world and Kalogridis has obviously chosen her cast very well.
Read More New TV shows for The world-building and aesthetic of the show is pitch perfect futuristic sci-fi.
All style, no substance, Altered Carbon is not Altered Carbon will make you realise that death is a safeguard against so much more than mere boredom.
I will say that while the main character is another white man, the surrounding cast is fairly diverse and the series as a whole does a good job of presenting a very multicultural and ethnically mixed world.
For me, Altered Carbon is all the best bits of the sci-fi series and movies I love… while still something very new. This could be the start of something special.Oct 04, · Watch video · A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for /10(K).
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