One of the most-watched American cyberpunk web series, Altered Carbon is soon expected to come up with its third season on Netflix. Developed by Laeta Kalogridis, it has been adapted from a 2002 novel by Richard K. Morgan, under the same title. The series first aired on 2nd February 2018 and has been into the limelight since then.
It has received lots of positive reviews and has been critically acclaimed for its fresh storyline and screenplay. It has also acquired an average rating of 6.3 out of 10, with a strong viewership of 7.6 billion in the first two months of its release. The series is one of the most popular science fiction series on Netflix.
Altered Carbon: Storyline Of The Series
The plot follows the whereabouts of humans 300 years in the future, where society has altered and humans have the ability to change their bodies. Death is no more a permanent thing. Takeshi Kovacs, a soldier, is the only survivor of a group of elite warriors who were defeated in an uprising against the new order of the world. After getting released off imprisonment, Kovacs needs to payback Bancroft, a businessman who freed him. And the way to do that is to solve a murder case, of Bancroft himself.
Has The Series Been Renewed For Season 3? Or Cancelled?
The series has been canceled for the third season in August 2020. The second season was aired on 27th February 2020. Initially, it was suspected that the decision of cancelling the series was due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. But it has been confirmed by the official sources that it got canceled because of high production cost.
The makers shall be collaborating in other projects together but there is no confirmation whether the series will get renewed in the future or not. So, for the time being, it is off the table. Stay tuned for more updates!