Netflix has found a Bebop crew it can jam with.
A live action version of the anime series “Cowboy Bebop” has been in and out of development for years, but it looks like Netflix is actually going to make it a reality.
The streaming service announced last fall that it would be producing a live action “Cowboy Bebop” series. Today, it revealed some key casting: Star Trek star John Cho will play the lead character Spike Siegel, a bounty hunter who travels the solar system with his partner Jet Black (played by Mustafa Shakir).
In addition, Daniella Pineda will play bounty hunter Faye Valentine, while Alex Hassell has been cast as Spike’s nemesis Vicious.
This casting feels like a refreshing [...]
We only have a teaser trailer and a list of writers, directors, producers, and supervisors, but it’s enough to get a certain jazzy anime theme song rocking in our heads. That’s right: the late-’90s Japanese cartoon Cowboy Bebop is coming back. As, [...]