The newest trailer for Netflix’s Altered Carbon teases the mystery at the heart of the science fiction show. The series is based off of the 2002 novel by Richard K. Morgan about a futuristic society where people can download their consciousness into hard drive like devices (called stacks) and transfer them over to new bodies (called sleeves) when they die. This means people- mostly the wealthy- can essentially live forever.

The central mystery of the series revolves around the death of “the richest man on several planets”  Laurens Bancroft (James Purefoy) in what appears to be a suicide. However, Bancroft believes he was murdered and hires former soldier Takeshi Kovacs (played by Will Yun Lee and Joel Kinnaman as his new body) to investigate what really happened to him. The first trailer for Altered Carbon introduced Bancroft, who is alive, but has no memory of how he ...

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