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Netflix ramps up excitement for Altered Carbon with new trailer

Sci-fi stunner Altered Carbon releases full NSFW Netflix trailer Netflix's New Cyberpunk Thriller Altered Carbon Gets Stunning First Trailer
Freda Brock | 12 January, 2018, 21:19

In Altered Carbon, Netflix's new mind-bending sci-fi thriller (that's kind of their thing now, no?), human consciousness can be uploaded into a new host, essentially creating the potential for immortality.

The stunning first trailer for one of 2018's most anticipated sci-fi shows is here.

The series hails from writer-producer Laeta Kalogridis (Alita: Battle Angel, Shutter Island) and Emmy-winning director Miguel Sapochnik (the "Battle of the Bastards" episode of Game of Thrones), and is produced by Skydance Television for Netflix. Find out everything we know about the new show below.

Altered Carbon is based on the 2002 cyberpunk book with the same name written by Richard Morgan. Now little more than a vessel, the bodies that carry us around are referred to, rather glibly, as sleeves. Takeshi Kovacs (Suicide Squad's Joel Kinnaman) is the lone surviving soldier in a group of elite interstellar warriors who were defeated in an uprising against the new world order. Brought back to life 250 years after he dies, Kovacs is tasked by Laurens Bancroft, a mysterious and powerful millionaire, to solve Bancroft's own murder.

Hundreds arrested as clashes rock Tunisia
The opposition Popular Front party is calling on the protests to continue on until the government's 2018 budget has been repealed. Hammami, who attended the protests in the capital, Tunis , on Tuesday, said that an estimated 400 people were in attendance.

Now, to make sure we are properly foaming at the mouth come Friday, 2 February, Netflix has given us a seriously kick-ass new two-minute trailer...

Who is in the cast of Altered Carbon?

Joel Kinnaman, of House of Cards and The Killing fame, leads the line as Takeshi Kovacs, with support from British actor James Purefoy (The Following, Episodes), Renée Elise Goldberry (The Good Wife), Kristin Lehman (The Killing), Ato Essandoh (Jason Bourne, Blue Bloods), Chris Conner (American Crime Story: The People Vs OJ Simpson) and Martha Higareda (Royal Pains).

"Altered Carbon" debuts on Netflix worldwide on February 2.

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