Netflix orders live-action ‘Cowboy Bebop’ series

By   |  Nov 30, 2018

Netflix has announced that they are working on a new live-action adaptation of the iconic anime series ‘Cowboy Bebop’. Co-produced by Tomorrow Studios, the show has reportedly been in the works for a year and will run for an initial 10 episodes.

The original ‘Cowboy Bebop’ anime series aired in 1998 and centred around a group of bounty hunters who attempted to outrun their pasts whilst tracking down the solar system’s most dangerous criminals. The show was a major critical and commercial success and went on to spawn two manga series and an anime film – ‘Cowboy Bebop: The Movie‘.

Shinichiro Watanabe, director of the original anime, will serve as a consultant on the new show which is being written by Christopher Yost (‘Thor: Ragnarok’). No word yet on a release date.

Source: Variety

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