‘Cowboy Bebop’ Trailer: John Cho is a Bounty Hunter in Netflix’s Space-Western Anime Adaptation


The full-length trailer has arrived for Cowboy Bebop, Netflix‘s live-action series adaptation of the popular sci-fi neo-noir anime series of the same name.

The series is set in the future and follows three bounty hunters, also known as “cowboys”, as they hunt down dangerous criminals throughout the solar system – for the right price, of course. The three – Spike Spiegel (played by John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir), and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) – find themselves forced to team up. The scrappy crew gets to work, just as their pasts threaten to catch up with them.

Looks like a high-energy, oh-so glossy adaptation that, at least visually, appears to be pretty faithful. Plenty of nods for fans of the anime and an overall fun-looking adventure for those not well-versed. The character of Ed doesn’t seem to pop up, although, Netflix is well aware and had the following to say…

Among the executive producer team is André Nemec (writer on Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol), who’s also on board as showrunner, with writing by Christopher Yost (Thor: Ragnarok, Star Wars: Rebels), original anime series director Shinichirō Watanabe serving as a consultant, and original composer Yoko Kanno back as well.

Cowboy Bebop, also starring Tamara Tunie as Ana, Mason Alexander Park as Gren, Alex Hassell as Vicious, and Elena Satine as Julia, among others, will be streaming on Netflix from November 19th.


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