Take a look behind the scenes of ‘Altered Carbon’

“The fights are very intense,” says Altered Carbon creator Laeta Kalogridis about the action in the upcoming Netflix sci-fi series.

“Rough and tough,” teases Will Yun Lee, who plays Birth Takeshi Kovacs.

“They can go really dark,” says Dichen Lachman, who plays Kovac’s sister, Reileen Kawahara. “Which is great!” she adds with a smile.

Learn more about the action sequences in Altered Carbon as the cast and crew take you behind the scenes with this exclusive look at the compelling fight sequences that feature in the series and the preparation that went into creating them, including video snippets of lead actors Joel Kinnaman (Takeshi Kovacs) and Martha Higareda (Kristin Ortega) in training.

Renee Elise Goldsberry as Quellcrist Falconer, teaching the Envoys how to fight hard but smart in Altered Carbon. Photo courtesy of Netflix.

Based on the classic cyberpunk noir novel by Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon is an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future. Society has been transformed by new technology: consciousness can be digitized; human bodies are interchangeable; death is no longer permanent. Altered Carbon launches on Netflix Friday, February 2.

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