Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop shares new take on John Cho as Spike
Netflix has shared a new look at John Cho as Spike Spiegel in the upcoming Cowboy Bebop live action series! Netflix has a pretty tough battle with its next major live-action adaptation, as it will tackle one of the most beloved original anime projects for fans. Fans have become wary of these types of adaptations given the more difficult beginnings over the years, but Netflix is hoping to reverse this trend with the additional help and involvement of those involved in the original anime like the director. original Shinichiro Watanabe and composer Yoko Kanno.
As Netflix prepares to launch the new Cowboy Bebop later this fall and will share more information on the series at their TUDUM event later this month, the streaming service has shared a new look at John’s Spike Spiegel. Cho with Entertainment Weekly. This new look taps into the world of the original series in a new way by showing some of the people living on these planets that we had often seen in passing with the original animated series as well. It’s also just a cool new take on the kind of vibe Cho brings to the show as well. Check it out below:
Cowboy Bebop will air on Netflix from November 19, and the series is officially described as such, “Cowboy Bebop is an action-packed space western about three bounty hunters, aka “cowboys,” all trying to outrun the past. As different as they are deadly, Spike Spiegel (John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir) and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) form a scathing and sarcastic crew ready to hunt down the solar system’s most dangerous criminals – for the right price. But they can only get out of so many fights before their past finally catches up with them. ”
André Nemec (who also serves as showrunner), Jeff Pinkner, Josh Appelbaum and Scott Rosenberg of Midnight Radio, Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios, Makoto Asanuma, Shin Sasaki and Masayuki Ozaki of Sunrise Inc., Tim Coddington, Tetsu Fujimura , Michael Katleman, Matthew Weinberg and Christopher Yost are the executive producers of the series.
The director of the original animated series Shinichiro Watanabe serves as a consultant for the series, and it will feature music by original composer Yoko Kanno. But what do you think of this new take on live-action Cowboy Bebop? Let us know all your thoughts on this in the comments! You can even contact me directly about all the animated stuff and other cool stuff. @Valdezologie on Twitter!