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Netflix Sets Release Date for Live-Action ‘Cowboy Bebop’


Netflix Sets Release Date for Live-Action ‘Cowboy Bebop’

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The anime Cowboy Bebop, which debuted in 1998, remains one of the most adored anime series of all time. Its distinctive style, endearing characters, and occasional emotional depth have solidified its place in the hearts of anime enthusiasts. Given its widespread popularity, it comes as no surprise that Netflix has decided to adapt it into a live-action series, despite initial concerns and doubts.

While the success of a live-action Cowboy Bebop remains uncertain, the premiere date has been revealed. Netflix has announced that the first season of the live-action Cowboy Bebop series will be available on their platform starting November 19, 2021. In addition to the premiere date, Netflix has unveiled the first images of the series’ cast in their respective roles.

John Cho will portray Spike Spiegel, the laid-back bounty hunter and captain of the Bebop spaceship. Mustafa Shakir will take on the role of Jet Black, Spike’s seasoned partner and fellow bounty hunter. Daniella Pineda will embody the complex character of Faye Valentine, a friend and adversary to Spike. The released images also feature the intelligent Welsh Corgi Ein, though the actor behind this beloved dog character remains undisclosed. The only missing member of the core cast is the eccentric hacker, Edward. Apart from the main cast, the series will feature appearances by Alex Hassell as Spike’s nemesis, Vicious, along with Geoff Stults, Tamara Tunie, Mason Alexander Park, Rachel House, Ann Truong, and Hoa Xuande.

The series was originally slated for an earlier release, but several delays, including an on-set injury involving Cho, have caused substantial postponements. For those worried about the show’s quality, it’s reassuring to know that the original anime director, Shinichirō Watanabe, joined as a consultant. Additionally, the original composer, Yoko Kanno, returned to craft the series’ soundtrack.

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