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New Altered Carbon Trailer: Netflix's Cyberpunk Show Keeps Looking Better

A full trailer has emerged for Netflix's most expensive show, Altered Carbon. The series is based on the cyberpunk novel by Richard K. Morgan.

In the sci-fi series Joel Kinnaman plays Takeshi Kovacs, an agent who is offered the chance to live again if he can solve a murder. The show is reportedly Netflix's most expensive series to date and this new trailer definitely has my attention.

Altered Carbon stars James Purefoy, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Leonardo Nam.

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Win ‘Atomic Blonde’ On Blu-Ray

Double-crossed while sent to collect stolen intelligence in East Germany, elusive secret agent Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road, Fast and Furious 8) unleashes a deadly arsenal of skills in Atomic Blonde, the adrenaline pumping, stylish spy-thriller, coming to Digital on 2nd December, 2017 and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on 4thDecember, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. To celebrate the release, we have three copies to give away on Blu-ray.

Adapted from Antony Johnson’s graphic novel, The Coldest City, the explosive film set in the late eighties takes viewers on a high-stakes chase as Theron attempts to escape Berlin. The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital versions include commentary from the cast, filmmakers, stunt performers and fight coordinators, plus behind-the-scenes features that take viewers inside the making of the film’s intense stunt choreography.

Oscar®-winner Charlize Theron stars as elite MI6’s most lethal assassin and the crown
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Altered Carbon: Netflix Releases Nsfw Trailer and Premiere Date for New Sci-Fi Series

"Live forever in the body you deserve." Netflix has released a new trailer and the premiere date for their upcoming TV show Altered Carbon.Based on Richard Morgan’s novel, the sci-fi drama “is set in the 25th century when the human mind has been digitized and the soul is transferable from one body to the next.” The cast includesJoel Kinnaman, James Purefoy, and Tamara Taylor.Read More…
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First trailer and images for Netflix’s cyberpunk sci-fi Altered Carbon

Netflix has released the first trailer and a batch of promotional images for its upcoming sci-fi series Altered Carbon. Based on the award-winning Cyberpunk novel of the same name by Richard K. Morgan, it stars Joel Kinnaman, James Purefoy,Renée Elise Goldsberry, Martha Higareda, Dichen Lachman, Leonardo Nam, Chris Connor, Will Yun Lee, Ato Essandoh, and Trieu Tran; take a look here…

Based on the award-winning novel, Altered Carbon takes place in a future where the human mind can now be digitized and downloaded into a “cortical stack” and placed into new bodies, called sleeves. The series follows Envoy soldier Takeshi Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman), who is brought back to life centuries later to investigate the attempted murder of Laurens Bancroft (James Purefoy), the wealthiest man on Earth. As the investigation progresses, Kovacs comes to learn that his past isn’t nearly as buried as he thought.

Altered Carbon arrives on Netflix on February 2nd.
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Altered Carbon: first look at Netflix's new sci-fi series

Michael Ahr Kirsten Howard Dec 5, 2017

One of the most quintessential cyberpunk novels comes to television. Watch the first clip from Netflix's Altered Carbon...

Need a new body? Netflix is about to have you covered. Death is merely an inconvenience in the new sci-fi noir series Altered Carbon. The cyberpunk TV series, based on a 2002 novel of the same name, will be released on 2nd February, 2018, Netflix announced in a teaser video.

Altered Carbon (the TV Series) is set more than 300 years in the future where consciousness can be digitised and basically put on a memory card called a 'stack.' The human body becomes more like clothing, and people can enter different bodies called 'sleeves.'

The series follows a solider named Takeshi Kovacs, played by Will Yun Lee (The Wolverine) and Joel Kinnaman (Suicide Squad), who is the last survivor of an elite group of interstellar warriors who were
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‘Altered Carbon’ Trailer: There’s Life After Death in Netflix’s Sci-Fi Series, but It’s Not Like It Used to Be — Watch

‘Altered Carbon’ Trailer: There’s Life After Death in Netflix’s Sci-Fi Series, but It’s Not Like It Used to Be — Watch
On behalf of PsychaSec, Netflix has released the trailer for “Altered Carbon,” a new sci-fi series premiering next year. Laeta Kalogridis created the show, which is based on Richard K. Morgan’s cyberpunk novel of the same name. Avail yourself of the trailer below.

Read More:The 7 Best Movies Coming to Netflix in December 2017

Here’s the premise: “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. Takeshi Kovacs is the lone surviving soldier in a group of elite interstellar warriors who were defeated in an uprising against the new world order. His mind was imprisoned, ‘on ice,’ for centuries until Laurens Bancroft, an impossibly wealthy, long-lived man, offers Kovacs the chance to live again.
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‘Altered Carbon’ Trailer: There’s Life After Death in Netflix’s Sci-Fi Series, but It’s Not Like It Used to Be — Watch

On behalf of PsychaSec, Netflix has released the trailer for “Altered Carbon,” a new sci-fi series premiering next year. Laeta Kalogridis created the show, which is based on Richard K. Morgan’s cyberpunk novel of the same name. Avail yourself of the trailer below.

Read More:The 7 Best Movies Coming to Netflix in December 2017

Here’s the premise: “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. Takeshi Kovacs is the lone surviving soldier in a group of elite interstellar warriors who were defeated in an uprising against the new world order. His mind was imprisoned, ‘on ice,’ for centuries until Laurens Bancroft, an impossibly wealthy, long-lived man, offers Kovacs the chance to live again.
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Altered Carbon: Netflix Dystopian Drama Gets Start Date — Watch Video

Altered Carbon: Netflix Dystopian Drama Gets Start Date — Watch Video
The minds behind Altered Carbon have really taken reduce, reuse, recycle to heart.

In the teaser trailer for the upcoming Netflix sci-fi drama — which we now know premieres Friday, Feb. 2 — a company called PsychASec informs us that “Centuries ago, mankind discovered a way to transfer consciousness into a new body, making death a mere inconvenience,” and promises that people now can “Live forever — in the body you deserve.”

Altered Carbon is based on Richard K. Morgan’s 2002 novel of the same name. Per the official logline, the dystopian series “is an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set
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Et Obsessions: ‘The Wine Show,’ ‘The Disaster Artist’ and More!

Et Obsessions: ‘The Wine Show,’ ‘The Disaster Artist’ and More!
Here at Et, we’re obsessed with a lot of things -- and here is what we’re most excited about this week:

Why We’re Obsessed With ‘The Wine Show

Pour another glass because our favorite import -- Matthew Goode -- is back with a second season of The Wine Show, Sky Vision’s food and travel magazine series, which moves the action from Italy to the South of France. Available on in the U.S. on Hulu, the show became a favorite among viewers thanks to the bromance between Goode and co-host Matthew Rhys and their journey through the heart of Italy in search of tasty wine and lasting memories. Joining Goode (who also stars on The Crown season two) is James Purefoy, an equally English and handsome actor, who steps in for Rhys. This season, two hosts are tasked with finding a case of wine to match a six-course French lunch cooked by Stephane
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The Scariest Serial Killers on TV, According to Critics — IndieWire Survey

The Scariest Serial Killers on TV, According to Critics — IndieWire Survey
Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Tuesday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best show currently on TV?” can be found at the end of this post.)

This week’s question: Who is the scariest serial killer on TV? You define “scary.” Old and current shows fair game.

Daniel Fienberg (@TheFienPrint), The Hollywood Reporter

Landry from “Friday Night Lights.”

Damian Holbrook (@damianholbrook), TV Guide Magazine

Ok, so he wasn’t necessarily a serial killer, but “Nip/Tuck’s” The Carver gave me a serious case of the scareds. After his first appearance near the end of Season 2, the porcelain-masked serial-slashing maniac who was all about slicing up hot people (because “beauty is a curse,” of course!) ran amok in Season 3 and the amount of series-regular characters he went after was kind of unprecedented. All of the leads
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The Scariest Serial Killers on TV, According to Critics — IndieWire Survey

The Scariest Serial Killers on TV, According to Critics — IndieWire Survey
Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Tuesday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best show currently on TV?” can be found at the end of this post.)

This week’s question: Who is the scariest serial killer on TV? You define “scary.” Old and current shows fair game.

Daniel Fienberg (@TheFienPrint), The Hollywood Reporter

Landry from “Friday Night Lights.”

Damian Holbrook (@damianholbrook), TV Guide Magazine

Ok, so he wasn’t necessarily a serial killer, but “Nip/Tuck’s” The Carver gave me a serious case of the scareds. After his first appearance near the end of Season 2, the porcelain-masked serial-slashing maniac who was all about slicing up hot people (because “beauty is a curse,” of course!) ran amok in Season 3 and the amount of series-regular characters he went after was kind of unprecedented. All of the leads
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Churchill

The scope of this slice of wartime history is so small, it’s almost the movie equivalent of a one-man show. There are perhaps only a dozen speaking roles. Brian Cox is impressive as The Man Who Saved England in its Darkest Hour, but the drama reduces both the man and the historical crisis to trivial status, as little more than a personal emotional crisis: “Winston, the Haunted Imperialist.”

Churchill

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2017 / Color / 2:39 widescreen / 105 min. / Street Date October 3, 2017 / 30.99

Starring: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, Ella Purnell, Julian Wadham, Richard Durden, James Purefoy.

Cinematography: David Higgs

Film Editor: Chris Gill

Original Music: Lorne Balfe

Written by Alex von Tunzelmann

Produced by Claudia Bluemhuber, Nick Taussig, Piers Tempest, Paul Van Carter

Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky

No, it isn’t Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill … that’s another movie, Darkest Hour. This is the Brian Cox Churchill movie.

Any
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TV News Roundup: Fox’s ‘Rent’ Live Musical Sets 2019 Debut, Sanaa Lathan Joins ‘The Affair’

TV News Roundup: Fox’s ‘Rent’ Live Musical Sets 2019 Debut, Sanaa Lathan Joins ‘The Affair’
In today’s roundup, the live musical production of “Rent” will premiere in 2019, Paramount Network offers a first look at Taylor Kitsch in “Waco,” and Sanaa Lathan joins the cast of Showtime’s “The Affair.”

Premiere Dates

The live musical production of the musical “Rent” will air Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 on Fox. More details and casting will be announced later. Set in New York City’s East Village, “Rent” tells the story of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams during a time of great social and political turmoil. A re-imagining of Puccini’s “La Boheme,” the Broadway show celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. “Rent” will be executive-produced by Marc Platt (“Grease: Live,” “La La Land,” “Wicked”), Adam Siegel, Julie Larson, Al Larson, and Revolution StudiosVince Totino, Scott Hemming and Marla Levine.

The upcoming HBO documentary “The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee” will debut on Dec. 4. Told
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‘Hap & Leonard’: Louis Gossett Jr., Corbin Bernsen & Andrew Dice Clay Set To Recur In Season 3 Of SundanceTV Series

Oscar winner Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and a Gentleman, Roots), Psych alum Corbin Bernsen and Dice star Andrew Dice Clay are set for recurring roles in the upcoming third season of SundanceTV's critically-praised anthology series Hap & Leonard. Based on Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series, Hap & Leonard follows two lifelong best friends, Hap Collins (James Purefoy), an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine (Michael K. Williams), a…
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Matthew Goode Sinks His Teeth Into Vampire Drama A Discovery of Witches

Matthew Goode Sinks His Teeth Into Vampire Drama A Discovery of Witches
Given his track record of sweeping the ladies off their feet (by way of The Good Wife and Downton Abbey), it was only a matter of time before Matthew Goode sprouted a pair of fangs.

Goode will star opposite Teresa Palmer — who has her own history of romancing the undead, thanks to 2013’s Warm Bodies — in A Discovery of Witches, an adaptation of Deborah Harkness’ internationally best-selling All Souls Trilogy. The story follows Oxford student Diana Bishop (Palmer), a descendant of the witches of Salem who becomes romantically involved with Matthew, a 1,500-year-old vampire.

Filming of the Sky Original/Bad
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Phoebe Waller-Bridge now bookmakers’ favourite for the next Doctor in Doctor Who

With Peter Capaldi set to make his exit from Doctor Who in this year’s Christmas Special, the speculation as to who will be the next actor to take on the iconic role of the Time Lord is really heating up.

Although Death Valley star Kris Marshall was widely tipped to have already secured the role of the Thirteenth Doctor, we now have a new bookies’ favourite in Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, while Michaela Coel (Chewing Gum) and Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones) have both entered the betting after an influx of bets pointing towards the first ever female Doctor.

“A female Doctor Who definitely looks to be in the making as women dominate the betting after a massive reshuffle off the back of Peter Capaldi filming his final scenes as the time lord,” said Aoife Heffron of BoyleSports. “When the news broke that Capaldi would be stepping down as Doctor Who,
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Michael K. Williams on Why ‘The Night Of’ Doesn’t Need to Return, and His ‘Emotional Void’ After ‘Black Market’ — Turn It On Podcast

Michael K. Williams on Why ‘The Night Of’ Doesn’t Need to Return, and His ‘Emotional Void’ After ‘Black Market’ — Turn It On Podcast
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There aren’t many actors as busy as Michael Kenneth Williams. Probably still best known as Omar on HBO’s classic “The Wire,” these days he’s all over the place: Playing Leonard Pine, opposite James Purefoy, in SundanceTV’s “Hap and Leonard”; as Ken Jones in the ABC limited series “When We Rise,” about the gay rights movement; or as Freddy Knight in HBO’s “The Night Of,” playing a Rikers inmate who befriends Naz (Riz Ahmed).

All of those roles are Emmy-eligible. But possibly the most personal work Williams has done recently wasn’t an acting gig at all. On Viceland’s “Black Market,” the actor served as a real-world journalist – entering the dangerous world of illicit trade, such as gambling underworld in New York,
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Michael K. Williams on Why ‘The Night Of’ Doesn’t Need to Return, and His ‘Emotional Void’ After ‘Black Market’ — Turn It On Podcast

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Michael K. Williams on Why ‘The Night Of’ Doesn’t Need to Return, and His ‘Emotional Void’ After ‘Black Market’ — Turn It On Podcast
Last Week’S Podcast: Vice’s Shane Smith on Trying to Avoid the ‘Crack Cocaine’ of Donald Trump — IndieWire’s Turn It On Podcast

There aren’t many actors as busy as Michael Kenneth Williams. Probably still best known as Omar on HBO’s classic “The Wire,” these days he’s all over the place: Playing Leonard Pine, opposite James Purefoy, in SundanceTV’s “Hap and Leonard”; as Ken Jones in the ABC limited series “When We Rise,” about the gay rights movement; or as Freddy Knight in HBO’s “The Night Of,” playing a Rikers inmate who befriends Naz (Riz Ahmed).

All of those roles are Emmy-eligible. But possibly the most personal work Williams has done recently wasn’t an acting gig at all. On Viceland’s “Black Market,” the actor served as a real-world journalist – entering the dangerous world of illicit trade, such as gambling underworld in New York,
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Churchill review

Brian Cox gives an excellent performance as Winston Churchill in Churchill. He's the best thing about it...

One of the earliest and most foreboding images in Churchill comes as a put-upon Prime Minister stands by the sea. As the tides gently roll in, his famous Homburg hat blows into the water and when he bends down to retrieve it, the tide appears to him to be reddened with blood. Regrettably, it's the first and last cinematic beat in a film that puts its lead character's inner turmoil upfront.

It's June 1944, and Winston Churchill (Brian Cox) cuts a less impressive figure than he did when he was inspiring the people of Britain as they came under attack from Nazi forces years earlier. In fact, he finds himself listing in the margins of an Allied high command led by Dwight D. Eisenhower (John Slattery) as they plan Operation Overlord and the Dunkirk landings.
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Movie Review – Churchill (2017)

Churchill, 2017.

Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky.

Starring Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, James Purefoy, Julian Wadham, Danny Webb, Richard Durden and Ella Purnell.

Synopsis:

Exhausted by years of war, the Allied forces plan an invasion of Normandy, but British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is not convinced!

In the days leading up to the invasion of Normandy, the headstrong Churchill (Brian Cox) is unconvinced that a full frontal attack will gain any leverage for the Allied forces, and the operation is a suicide mission.

The UK have recently put this much-loved British Prime Minister on their £5 note. Revered by many as a war hero the idea of bringing a flawed, hard-nosed version of Winston Churchill to the big screen is bold. Could Churchill be the antithesis to the lore? Alas, it plays out like a patriotic piece of propaganda, perpetuating the myth, and conveying Churchill as an incorrect, yet deeply passionate,
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