If you’ve just got finished binging The Witcher, get ready to sit back down and start binging again, as Netflix has announced that Altered Carbon has a very quick release date.
Netflix will be releasing all 8 episodes of Altered Carbon on Netflix on Thursday 27 February, 2020. Anothony Mackie has replaced Joel Kinnaman as Takeshi Kovacs in season 2. Unfortunatley without the Falcon suit, Chris Conner returns as the highly evolved A.I. Poe. Season 2 sees an impressive new cast of actors set to enter the Altered Carbon universe with a bang.
Simone Missick joins the cast as Trepp, an expoert bounty hunter who is known for her ability to track down any in the Settled Worlds. James Saito as Tanaseda Hideki, a centuries old Yakuxa boss and controls organized crime on the planet of Harlan’s, also sharing a history with Takeshi Kovacs. Dina Shibabi plays Dig 301, who is an out-of-work A.I. who assists human archeologists. And a return of Chris Conner playing Poe, the centuries old, highly evolved A.I and companion to Kovacs.
Netflix released a brief summary of season 2:
“Season 2 of the sophisticated and compelling sci-fi drama finds Takeshi Kovacs (Anthony Mackie), the lone surviving soldier of a group of elite interstellar warriors, continuing his centuries-old quest to find his lost love Quellcrist Falconer (Renée Elise Goldsberry). After decades of planet-hopping and searching the galaxy, Kovacs finds himself recruited back to his home planet of Harlan’s World with the promise of finding Quell. Haunted by his past and responsible for investigating a series of brutal murders, Kovacs is stunned to discover his new mission to solve the crime and his pursuit to find Quell are one and the same. With the help of his loyal A.I. Poe (Chris Conner), Kovacs must now partner with new allies to outwit his enemies and find the truth: Who is Quellcrist Falconer?”
Adapted from the popular science fiction novels written by Richard K. Morgan, and Alison Schapker will be on board as showrunner for all 8 episodes. All 8 episode currently have titles and you can see the below:
- Ep 201 “Phantom Lady” – written by Laeta Kalogridis, directed by Ciaran Donnelly
- Ep 202 “Payment Deferred” – written by Sarah Nicole James, directed by Ciaran Donnelly
- Ep 203 “Nightmare Alley” – written by Michael R. Perry, directed by MJ Bassett
- Ep 204 “Shadow of a Doubt” – written by Sang Kyu Kim, directed by MJ Bassett
- Ep 205 “I Wake up Screaming” – written by Cortney Norris, directed by Jeremy Webb
- Ep 206 “Bury Me Dead” – written by Adam Lash & Cori Uchida, directed by Jeremy Webb
- Ep 207 “Experiment Perilous” – written by Nevin Densham, directed by Salli Richardson-Whitfield
- Ep 208 “Broken Angels” – written by Alison Schapker & Elizabeth Padden, directed by Salli Richardson-Whitfield