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NEW SERIES: Netflix Sci-fi ALTERED CARBON With Joel Kinnaman & Martha Higareda To Film in Vancouver This Winter/Spring

In the 25th century, humans are digitized and can be downloaded into different bodies, making death almost obsolete.

Joel Kinnaman. Suicide Squad image.

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Joel Kinnaman stars as Takeshi Kovacs, the last of the interstellar warriors known as the Envoys, who after 500 years in dark storage has his consciousness downloaded into a new body (sleeve) in the San Francisco of the 25th Century. Kovacs must solve a single murder in a world where death is almost obsolete or return to the eternal darkness of  the cortical stack.Based on Richard Morgan’s book, Altered Carbon is a 10-episode series for Netflix.

Martha Higareda is the female lead as Kristin Ortega, a lieutenant in the Bay City Police Department.

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James Purefoy co-stars as over-500-years-old Laurens Bancroft, one of the super wealthy.

James Purefoy. The Following image Michael Lavine/FOX

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Lachman is Reileen Kawahara, Kovacs’ older sister. And Tony-winning Hamilton star Renee Elise Goldberry is cast too.

Laeta Kalogridis is the showrunner and Miguel Sapochnik (Game of Thrones) will direct the series premiere.

Joel Kinnaman spent four seasons filming The Killing in metro Vancouver.

Altered Carbon is expected to start filming in metro Vancouver on November 1st and wrap June 20th next year (dates subject to change) with the working title Sleeves..

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