Altered Carbon (2018– )
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Out of the Past 

Waking up in a new body 250 years after his death, Takeshi Kovacs discovers he's been resurrected to help a titan of industry solve his own murder.


Miguel Sapochnik


Laeta Kalogridis (created by), Richard Morgan (based on the novel by) (as Richard K. Morgan) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Joel Kinnaman ... Takeshi Kovacs
James Purefoy ... Laurens Bancroft
Martha Higareda ... Kristin Ortega
Chris Conner ... Poe
Dichen Lachman ... Reileen Kawahara
Ato Essandoh ... Vernon Elliot (credit only)
Kristin Lehman ... Miriam Bancroft
Trieu Tran ... Mr. Leung (credit only)
Renée Elise Goldsberry ... Quellcrist Falconer
Byron Mann ... O.G. Kovacs
Waleed Zuaiter ... Samir Abboud
Antonio Marziale ... Isaac Bancroft
Olga Fonda ... Sarah
Daniel Bernhardt ... Jaeger
Paul Lazenby ... Trooper #1


In a distant future, in a dystopic society where people's consciousness and memories are stored in devices and then resleeved into another body, the Alcatraz prisoner Takeshi Kovacs is awaken 250 years after his death. He has recollections of his and his beloved companion Ava deaths and soon he learns that the upper-class millionaire Laurens Bancroft is the responsible for his awakening in a body of a strong man to investigate who has killed him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Release Date:

2 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)| Dolby Atmos (Netflix)



Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Kristin Ortega removes the 'stack' from Dimitri Kadmin she refers to it as being "fracked". Tahmoh Penikett, who plays Dimitri, previously starred in Battlestar Galactica (as Captain Karl "Helo" Agathon), where 'Frack' is one of the shows alternative swear words. See more »


[first lines]
Quellcrist Falconer: First thing you'll learn is that nothing is what it seems. Ignore your assumptions. Don't trust anything. What you see, what you hear, what people tell you, what you think you remember
[soft gasps]
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References Out of the Past (1947) See more »

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4 August 2018 | by fastspeedSee all my reviews

After binge watching the whole season in one afternoon evening I can honestly say this is a must see for any sci-fi lover out there, the visuals are breathtaking and the concept behind the story line about being immortal and switching bodies is something any sci-fi lover will fall in love with the storyline is quite complex yet engaging. I am really enjoying it so far and some of the action scenes are amazing in it literally like mind blown and is definitely a blockbuster TV series

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