Who will star in the live-action Cowboy Bebop series? Anyone big?
Cowboy Bebop is one of the most beloved and respected anime in the history of the world. So when news spread that the anime would get the live-action treatment on Netflix, many were excited…and nervous. After all, adapting beloved properties like animes to live-action hasn’t always gone well.
But, today, the first step towards disproving that was taken. As Deadline revealed that John Cho (Star Trek, Searching), Mustafa Shakir (Marvel’s Luke Cage), Daniella Pineda (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom; What/If) and Alex Hassell(The Miniaturist; Suburbicon) are set as leads in the Cowboy Bebop series.
Cho will be Spike Spiegel, Shakir is Jet Black, Pineda is Faye Valentine, and Hassell is Vicious. Fans are already saying that they support these castings. But only time will tell if they were the right ones.