Based on the classic cyberpunk noir novel by Richard K. Morgan, ‘Altered Carbon’ is a captivating tale from the future.
Altered Carbon is set 300 years in the future, a metropolitan tech age where the rich can transfer their consciousness into other bodies. Envoy, an alien who changes bodies like underwear, is resurrected 250 years later by a man who wants him to investigate his very own death.
Season one of Altered Carbon, a story of crime, betrayal and love, will premier on Netflix on February 2, and consists of 10 episodes.
James Purefoy stars as Laurens Bancroft, a deceased man who employs Takeshi Kovacs, played by both Joel Kinnaman and Will Yun Lee, to investigate Bancroft’s own death.