Netflix UK’s new sci-fi series Altered Carbon will premiere on Friday February 2nd, it has been announced.
Altered Carbon is a story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future. Society has been transformed by new technology: consciousness can be digitized; human bodies are interchangeable; death is no longer permanent. Takeshi Kovacs is the lone surviving soldier in a group of elite interstellar warriors who were defeated in an uprising against the new world order.
His mind was imprisoned, “on ice”, for centuries until Laurens Bancroft, an impossibly wealthy, long-lived man, offers Kovacs the chance to live again. In exchange, Kovacs has to solve a murder … that of Bancroft himself. The drama series, which is based on the novel by Richard K. Morgan, produced by Skydance Television and stars Joel Kinnaman, James Purefoy, Martha Higareda. Adam Busch, Ato Essandoh, Byron Mann, Chris Conner, Dichen Lachman, Kristin Lehman, Leonardo Nam, Marlene Forte, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Tamara Taylor and Trieu Tran.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.