Altered Carbon


'Into the Dark': Martha Higareda, 4 More Join July 4th Installment "Culture Shock"

‘Into the Dark’: Martha Higareda, 4 More Join July 4th Installment “Culture Shock”

Hulu‘s holiday horror anthology Into the Dark has signed up a new cast of victims/actors for July 4th installment “Culture Shock.” Previously-announced Richard Cabral (Mayans M.C.) will be joined by Martha Higareda (Queen of the South, Altered Carbon), Shawn Ashmore (The Rookie), Barbara Crampton (You’re Next, Re-Animator), Felipe de Lara (The Lord of the Skies), […]

Hunters Entertainment Brings 'Altered Carbon' to RPG Arena

Hunters Entertainment Brings ‘Altered Carbon’ to RPG Arena

This is a pretty great time to be a fan of role playing games, even more so if you’re fan of any particular show or genre- there’s a pretty good chance someone, somewhere is developing a game based off of it. Hunters Entertainment has penned a multi-year deal with Skydance Media to bring the universe […]


‘Altered Carbon’ Announces Season 2 Cast, Anime Feature

Netflix series Altered Carbon is coming back for a second season, with some new sleeves joining familiar faces. Renée Elise Goldsberry will return as Quellcrist Falconer, and Chris Conner will remain the hologram of author Edgar Allen Poe. New additions to the cast include Anthony Mackie as the new body for Takeshi Kovacs (played in season 1 by Joel Kinnaman), Simone Missick (Detective Misty […]

Netflix Developing Altered Carbon, Pacific Rim (and 3 Other) Anime Series

Netflix is working on a host of new anime series coming soon to the streaming service, and two of them have us super excited. For you kaju lovers out there, we’re getting a Pacific Rim anime, and for you Altered Carbon fans, a series to ‘explore story mythology’. Here’s what we know so far about the shows (from […]

Anthony Mackie Joins ‘Altered Carbon’, Netflix Orders Season 2 of Series

Netflix series Altered Carbon has FINALLY been officially picked up for a second season. We say finally, because we were totally expecting it months earlier. The series is based on Richard K. Morgan‘s Altered Carbon novels, which detail futuristic worlds where humans are able to download their memories into stacks (think cpu chips) that can be implanted […]

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A Chat With ‘Legion’, ‘Star Trek’ Composer Jeff Russo at #WonderCon

Jeff Russo is a prolific composer.  I can say this because his current slate of shows across traditional television and streaming services is impressive- Altered Carbon and Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix, Legion and Fargo on FX, Lucifer on FOX, Counterpart, Bull, Powers– you get the idea. At WonderCon 2018, Jeff spoke about his influences, keeping his series(eseses) in their own universes, and how the Legion […]

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Altered Carbon Season 1: Increasing the Role of Women

Last weekend when I binge-watched and reviewed Altered Carbon, I also talked about the changes in the series from the Richard K. Morgan novel it was based on. Having just read the book, it was fresh in my mind. The biggest change overall led to a lot of other changes. The novel was a first-person […]

‘Hanna’ Series Reunites The Killing’s Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman

To paraphrase the great R&B vocalists Peaches & Herb, Amazon is hoping this reunion ends up feeling so good for them as The Killing‘s Mireille Enos (Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams) and Joel Kinnaman (Altered Carbon) are set to join the series adaptation of the 2011 assassin film Hanna. With newcomer Esme Creed-Miles (Dark River) as […]

The Killers

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 10 Recap: The Killers

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode 10 – The Killers. . . . . . And we’ve come to the end. Everything happens on Head in the Clouds. Reileen (Dichen Lachman) verifies that her backups have been contaminated and sends her ghost walker to the Raven to destroy the AI and pick up […]

Rage in Heaven

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 9 Recap: Rage in Heaven

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode nine – Rage in Heaven. . . . . . This episode starts off with Kovacs (Joel Kitterman) meeting with Reileen (Dichen Lachman) where he tells her that he doesn’t care. She tries to convince him otherwise, but he tells her that he’s going to spend some […]

Clash by Night

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 8 Recap: Clash by Night

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode eight – Clash by Night. . . . . . This episode picks up just after Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman) found out that his sister Reileen (Dichen Lachman) is the one that sold the Envoys out to the Protectorate and got them all killed. He also finds out […]

Nora Inu

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 7 Recap: Nora Inu

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode seven – Nora Inu. . . . . . With the first six episodes, I did the recap, said a few words then talked about how the story has been diverging from the novel by Richard K. Morgan. I’m going to do something different here. Nothing in […]

Man with My Face

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 6 Recap: Man with My Face

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode six – Man with My Face. . . . . . The episode starts with Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman) flying through the city with a dying Ortega (Martha Higareda) in the back. She was attacked by the ghost walker. They are able to save her original sleeve, but […]

Wrong Man

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 5 Recap: The Wrong Man

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode five, ‘The Wrong Man’. This episode starts off a little strange as we see Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman) interrogating a guy about Mary Lou Henchy, but we quickly discover that this is actually Elias Riker doing the interrogating and Henchy was his friend growing up. He doesn’t believe […]

Force of Evil

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 4 Recap: Force of Evil

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode 4 – Force of Evil. . . . . . Having recently read the novel, I was anticipating this episode and how it might be very uncomfortable to watch. Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman) is captured and taking to a clinic where they do virtual torture. He is then […]

In a Lonely Place

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 3 Recap: In a Lonely Place

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode four – In a Lonely Place. . . . . . The third episode of Altered Carbon starts with a story about a patchwork man, a monster created to scare children. Its a story book that young Takeshi reads with his sister. We also see the abusive […]

Fallen Angel

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 2 Recap: Fallen Angel

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode 2 – Fallen Angel. . . . . . The episode starts with a dead woman falling out of the sky and into the water, this is Mary Lou Henchy (Lisa Chandler) and someone tries very hard to make this body go missing. She’s a Catholic, which […]

Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 1 Recap: Out of the Past

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode one – Out of the Past. . . . . . Netflix has rolled out their new science fiction/thriller series Altered Carbon based on the novels by Richard K. Morgan. I’ve recently finished the first novel in the series and am excited to watch the adaptation. I’m […]

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Altered Carbon Season 1: Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Immortality

Netflix has released a new viral video for their upcoming science-fiction thriller, Altered Carbon. The video is a history of immortality that asks the questions: What will become of the human species? Can we prolong human life? Is death avoidable? It has Steve Aoki, Richard K. Morgan and more answer these questions in a documentary […]