[02/22/19 - 06:36 AM] Favorites Renee Elise Goldsberry and Chris Conner Return to "Altered Carbon"; Simone Missick, Dina Shihabi, Torben Liebrecht and James Saito Join Cast As previously announced, Anthony Mackie is Takeshi Kovacs in the new season.
[via press release from Netflix]
New Stacks. New Sleeves.
QUELL RETURNS. POE IS BACK.
Favorites Renée Elise Goldsberry and Chris Conner Return to ALTERED CARBON; Simone Missick, Dina Shihabi, Torben Liebrecht and James Saito Join Cast
As Previously Announced, Anthony Mackie is Takeshi Kovacs
Season Two Now in Production
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Currently in production on Season Two, ALTERED CARBON, the compelling and sophisticated sci-fi drama starring Anthony Mackie as Takeshi Kovacs confirms the return of fan-favorites Renée Elise Goldsberry as Quellcrist Falconer and Chris Conner as Poe. Visit @strongblacklead and @NXonNetflix for video announcements of their return.
Also joining the cast: Simone Missick as Trepp; Dina Shihabi is Dig 301, Torben Liebrecht as Colonel Carrera; and James Saito is Tanaseda Hideki. Additional cast to be announced.
Character descriptions are below:
ANTHONY MACKIE is TAKESHI KOVACS
A former Protectorate CTAC soldier who became a revolutionary Envoy, and then a mercenary for hire, Kovacs swears allegiance to no man or woman except one: Quellcrist Falconer. His undying quest to reconnect with her spans multiple centuries, planets and sleeves.
RENÉE ELISE GOLDSBERRY as QUELLCRIST FALCONER
A fierce revolutionary leader with a deep bond to Takeshi Kovacs, Quell is driven by her desire to reset the balance between life and death.
CHRIS CONNER as POE
A centuries-old, highly-evolved A.I. and loyal companion to Takeshi Kovacs, Poe strives to understand what it means to be human.
SIMONE MISSICK is TREPP
An expert bounty hunter, Trepp is known for her ability to track down anyone in the Settled Worlds, for the right price.
DINA SHIHABI is DIG 301
An out-of-work A.I. programmed to assist human archeologists, Dig finds a new purpose when she meets Poe.
TORBEN LIEBRECHT as COLONEL IVAN CARRERA
The dogged leader of a Protectorate Special Forces unit known as the "Wedge," Colonel Carrera is on the hunt for Takeshi Kovacs.
JAMES SAITO is TANASEDA HIDEKI
A centuries-old Yakuza boss, Tanaseda controls organized crime on the planet of Harlan's World and shares a history with Takeshi Kovacs.
Based on the classic science fiction novels by Richard K. Morgan, ALTERED CARBON is from Skydance Television. Alison Schapker, Laeta Kalogridis and James Middleton serve as executive producers for the series, alongside David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross for Skydance.
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