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'''''Altered Carbon.''  Laeta Kalogridis, creator.''' USA: Mythology Entertainment, Skydance Television (production) / Netflix 2018, 2019.[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2261227/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1]  
 
'''''Altered Carbon.''  Laeta Kalogridis, creator.''' USA: Mythology Entertainment, Skydance Television (production) / Netflix 2018, 2019.[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2261227/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1]  
  
Television series, with episodes in 60-minute time blocks, called by [[The Future Ain't What It Used to Be: TV's Dystopia Boom|Evan Kindley]] "a cyberpunk gorefest based on a 2002 novel by Richard K. Morgan" (p. 44), and summarized on IMDb Storyline (anonymously supplied) as follows:
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Television series, with episodes in 60-minute time blocks, called by [[The Future Ain't What It Used to Be: TV's Dystopia Boom|Evan Kindley]] "a cyberpunk gorefest based on a [[Altered Carbon (novel)|2002 novel]] by Richard K. Morgan" (p. 44), and summarized on IMDb Storyline (anonymously supplied) as follows:
 
  ALTERED CARBON is set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in cortical stacks implanted in the spine, allowing humans to survive physical death by having their memories and consciousness "re-sleeved" into new bodies. The story follows specially trained "Envoy" soldier Takeshi Kovacs, who is downloaded from an off-world prison and into a combat ready sleeve at the behest of Laurens Bancroft, a highly influential aristocrat. Bancroft was killed, and the last automatic backup of his stack was made hours before his death, leaving him with no memory of who killed him and why. While police ruled it a suicide, Bancroft is convinced he was murdered and wants Kovacs to find out the truth. (See note above and Wikipedia synopsis here.[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altered_Carbon_(TV_series)#Synopsis])
 
  ALTERED CARBON is set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in cortical stacks implanted in the spine, allowing humans to survive physical death by having their memories and consciousness "re-sleeved" into new bodies. The story follows specially trained "Envoy" soldier Takeshi Kovacs, who is downloaded from an off-world prison and into a combat ready sleeve at the behest of Laurens Bancroft, a highly influential aristocrat. Bancroft was killed, and the last automatic backup of his stack was made hours before his death, leaving him with no memory of who killed him and why. While police ruled it a suicide, Bancroft is convinced he was murdered and wants Kovacs to find out the truth. (See note above and Wikipedia synopsis here.[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altered_Carbon_(TV_series)#Synopsis])
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For differences between the novel(s) and the TV series, see "Adaptation of the novels" in Wikipedia entry.[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Altered_Carbon_(TV_series)#Adaptation_of_the_novels]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:40, 11 July 2019

Altered Carbon. Laeta Kalogridis, creator. USA: Mythology Entertainment, Skydance Television (production) / Netflix 2018, 2019.[1]

Television series, with episodes in 60-minute time blocks, called by Evan Kindley "a cyberpunk gorefest based on a 2002 novel by Richard K. Morgan" (p. 44), and summarized on IMDb Storyline (anonymously supplied) as follows:

ALTERED CARBON is set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in cortical stacks implanted in the spine, allowing humans to survive physical death by having their memories and consciousness "re-sleeved" into new bodies. The story follows specially trained "Envoy" soldier Takeshi Kovacs, who is downloaded from an off-world prison and into a combat ready sleeve at the behest of Laurens Bancroft, a highly influential aristocrat. Bancroft was killed, and the last automatic backup of his stack was made hours before his death, leaving him with no memory of who killed him and why. While police ruled it a suicide, Bancroft is convinced he was murdered and wants Kovacs to find out the truth. (See note above and Wikipedia synopsis here.[2])

For differences between the novel(s) and the TV series, see "Adaptation of the novels" in Wikipedia entry.[3]

RDE, Initial Compiler