Altered Carbon is created by Laeta Kalogridis. It is based on a novel by English author Richard K. Morgan. It is an American Cyberpunk web television series. The first season of the series premiered on Netflix back in February 2018. So far, this cyberpunk series has released two seasons. It is ranked at an 8 out 10 on IMBD and scored 76% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Season 1 Recap:
The plot takes place over 360 years in the future. Most episodes feature Bay City, a futuristic metropolis. Episodes are set in the year 2348. The story revolves around Takeshi Kovacs, soldiers turned investigator. Kovacs is approached by Meth Laurens Bancroft. Bancroft wants him to solve a murder. The series is set in a place where a human’s memories and consciousness can be decanted in a disk.
Season 2 Plot:
The American Cyberpunk drama web series circles around Takeshi Kovacs. Kovacs has to solve a murder in the year 2348, where humans can successfully decanter their consciousness. The second season is set 30 years in the future. Season 2 of cyberpunk drama series features Kovacs in search of his lost love and Envoy leader Quellcrist Falconer. He’s also featured investigating a series of brutal Murders. His consciousness is put into a new body with rapid healing and enhanced reaction time.
Season 2 Release Date:
Altered Carbon Season 2 is back on Netflix with a new face, new story and new mysteries to uncover. It was officially released on 27th February 2020. The series is exclusively available on Netflix. It consists of eight episodes, which is considerably shorter than the last season.
Season 2 Cast:
Season 1 featured Joel Kinnaman stars as Takeshi Kovacs. However, the second season is here with a surprise; Anthony Mackie taking over the lead role of Kovacs. It will also feature some new actors like; Simone Missick as expert bounty hunter Trepp, Dina Shihabi as Dig 301, an out-of-work A.I. programmed to assist human archeologists, James Saito as centuries-old Yakuza boss Tanaseda Hideki, who controls organized crime on Harlan’s World, Lela Loren as Danica Harlan, the charming and ambitious governor of Harlan’s World, Torben Liebrecht as Colonel Ivan Carrera, the dogged leader of a Protectorate Special Forces unit known as the Wedge.