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Old 02-11-2020, 11:27 AM
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Altered Carbon S2

Trailer here.

It looks like they've skipped Broken Angels and moved right to Woken Furies for source material. Prolly a smart move. BA is a fantastic book, but it does little to explore Takeshi Kovacs. Also, the setting is one of transience where the setting of WF has more of a feel of permanence.

I did not finish watching S1. I didn't like the way they re-wrote whole parts of Kovacs backstory since what they were doing would conflict with future developments in the books.

But the replacement (a feature of the books' milieu) of Joel Kinnaman (he's not a very good actor) as Takeshi (I don't know Anthony Mackie, but I'm willing to bet he's a better actor than Kinnaman) and the new setting, along with my love for the original source material, will likely have me watching this on 27 February.

Last edited by Snowboarder Bo; 02-11-2020 at 11:29 AM. Reason: shoehorning my thoughts in to that last sentence


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