Published: Tue, December 05, 2017
Culture&Arts | By Darrell Mcdonald

Watch the first trailer for Netflix's new science fiction show Altered Carbon

Watch the first trailer for Netflix's new science fiction show Altered Carbon

A teaser trailer for Joel Kinnaman's upcoming series Altered Carbon has been released and he is seen covering up with just a sheet to stay modest! Kovacs' mind was imprisoned, or "on ice", for centuries, until a wealthy man named Laurens Bancroft (played by James Purefoy) offers Kovacs the chance to live again if he helps solve a murder. of who killed Bancroft himself.

The epic new show has been described by IMDb as a world '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'.

Based on Richard K. Morgan's 2002 award-winning cyberpunk novel, Altered Carbon is set hundreds of years in the future when the super rich can repeatedly trade out their bodies (called "sleeves") to live forever.

Ultimately, Altered Carbon is going to be that show.

Police deemed it a suicide, however Bancroft is convinced he was murdered and enlists Kovacs to find out the truth.

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The series will debut on Netflix on February 2.

Joel Kinnaman stars as Takeshi Kovacs, an elite soldier who gets his consciousness resurrected in a new body years later after his side lost an uprising battle. Death is merely an inconvenience in the new sci-fi noir series Altered Carbon. It's premiering at a time that is separate from numerous streaming provider's other tent-pole series including Orange is the New Black, The Crown, and Stranger Things.

Creative staff for Altered Carbon includes writer Laeta Kalogridis (Avatar, Terminator: Genisys), and Miguel Sapochnik (Game of Thrones) directed the first episode.

The trailer certainly nails the same dystopian future, cyberpunk aesthetic that delighted fans of Blade Runner 2049, so clear your binging schedule for 2018 accordingly.

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