Cowboy Bebop is hailed as one of the greatest anime series of our time. Its balance of action, western-themes, noir, and humor, combined with jazzy tunes made it an instant cult favorite. We’ve heard reports that it could live again in the form of a live-action series. That recently came true when Netflix announced they would be behind the new live-action series with André Nemec, Josh Appelbaum, Jeff Pinkner, and Scott Rosenberg of Midnight Radio acting as show runners and executive producers. Shinichirō Watanabe, who created the anime series, will be acting as a consultant on the show.
And now Netflix has confirmed that John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda, and Alex Hassell have been cast in the Cowboy Bebop series. More on the report below.
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