Are you waiting for Altered Carbon season 3? If yes then we have a piece of bad news for you. According to a report in Deadline, Netflix has decided to cancel Altered Carbon series after its two seasons, meaning the show is likely to come to an abrupt end unless Skydance Television gets another network to renew the series for the third season.
For the unversed, Altered Carbon is an American cyberpunk web TV series based on a novel of the same name written by Richard K. Morgan. The first season of the series had 10 episodes and it released on Netflix on February 2, 2018.
Netflix took four to five months to renew the series for the second season, which consist of eight episodes. The second season was premiered on Netflix on 27 February this year. Despite receiving positive reviews from the audience, Netflix has not renewed Altered Carbon for the third season.
The first season of Altered Carbon starred Joel Kinnaman (The Suicide Squad) as Takeshi Kovacs, a super-soldier who was brought back to life in a world where the human consciousness had been digitized and could move from body to body. The sophomore season had Anthony Mackie as the new Takeshi, with Renée Elise Goldsberry assuming a larger role as rebellion leader Quellcrist Falconer.
The second season ended on another cliffhanger, with fans wondering who would play Takeshi Kovacs in the third season.
According to Deadline, Netflix’s decision of cancelling Altered Carbon after two seasons was not connected to the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic. Instead, sources told the news outlet that decision no to renew the series for the third season was taken in April and stems from “the streamer’s standard viewership vs. cost renewal review process.”
It is still not clear whether Skydance Television will approach to other networks for the third season. Meanwhile, both seasons of Altered Carbon are currently available on Netflix.