Altered Carbon (TV series)

Altered Carbon
Genre Science fiction drama
Created by Laeta Kalogridis
Written by Laeta Kalogridis
Executive producer(s) Laeta Kalogridis
Production company(s) Skydance Media
Original network Netflix

Altered Carbon is a television drama series created by Laeta Kalogridis that is slated to debut on Netflix.[1] The show is based on the novel Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan.[2] Ten episodes have been ordered by Netflix, although a premiere date has not been announced.[3]

On May 12, 2016, it was announced that Joel Kinnaman would star in as protagonist Takeshi Kovacs.[4] It was also announced in July 2016 that Renée Elise Goldsberry will be playing the role of Quellcrist Falconer,[5] with James Purefoy, Martha Higareda, Dichen Lachman and Leonardo Nam joining the cast the following month.[6] Miguel Sapochnik is set to direct the first episode of the series.[7]



  1. "Netflix orders sci-fi drama based on Altered Carbon". The Hollywood Reporter. January 20, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  2. "Netflix picks up futuristic sci-fi series Altered Carbon based on book". Variety. January 20, 2016. Retrieved April 3, 2016.
  3. "Netflix orders Altered Carbon sci-fi series from Laeta Kalogridis & Skydance". January 20, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  4. 1 2 Wagmeister, Elizabeth (May 12, 2016). "Joel Kinnaman to star in Netflix sci-fi series Altered Carbon". Variety. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  5. 1 2 Swift, Andy (July 13, 2016). "Hamilton's Renée Elise Goldsberry boards Netflix drama Altered Carbon". TVLine. Retrieved July 17, 2016.
  6. 1 2 3 4 5 Andreeva, Nellie (August 4, 2016). "Altered Carbon: James Purefoy, Martha Higareda & 2 others cast in Netflix series". Retrieved August 21, 2016.
  7. Wagmeister, Elizabeth (May 12, 2016). "Joel Kinnaman to Star in Netflix Sci-Fi Series 'Altered Carbon'". Variety. Retrieved September 20, 2016.
  8. Andreeva, Nellie (2016-11-16). "'Altered Carbon': Kristin Lehman Cast In Netflix Sci-Fi Series". Deadline. Retrieved 2016-11-16.
  9. 1 2 Petski, Denise (September 6, 2016). "'Altered Carbon': Chris Conner & Ato Essandoh Cast In Netflix Series". Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  10. 1 2 Petski, Denise (September 12, 2016). "'Altered Carbon': Marlene Forte & Trieu Tran Join Cast of Netflix Series". Retrieved September 12, 2016.
  11. Petski, Denise (November 10, 2016). "Byron Mann Joins 'Altered Carbon'; 'Pure Genius' Adds Alexis Krause". Retrieved November 10, 2016.

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