Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Sunrise’s Cowboy Bebop anime has finished filming of the first season. Daniella Pineda, who plays Faye Valentine on the series, revealed on her Instagram page.
I’m coming back on the air to say…..Season 1 of COWBOY BEBOP is finally, finished. Gonna dip again but will return after these messages.-Daniella Pineda
Cowboy Bebop live-action was announced on June 6, 2017 by Tomorrow Studios, a partnership between Marty Adelstein (Prison Break, upcoming One Piece live-action, Teen Wolf) and Sunrise Inc (Gintama, InuYasha, Gundam). Netflix announced that the series is heading to its streaming service on November 27, 2018. Shinichirō Watanabe, the director of the anime series, serves as a Creative Consultant for the series.
The main cast includes –
|John Cho||Spike Spiegel|
|Mustafa Shakir||Jet Black|
|Daniella Pineda||Faye Valentine|
Cowboy Bebop live-action halted production in October 2019 for more than half a year when John Cho suffered a knee injury. In an interview with SyFy Wire, further information was revealed that there are three finished episodes, and a total six episodes were shot before Cho’s injury. The project suffered a delay again due to COVID-19 pandemic. On September 30, 2020, the production resumed after the New Zealand government gave permission to resume filming. Other cast members were revealed on November 19, 2020 including –
|Mason Alexander Park||Gren|
The original anime aired in 1998. It has 26 anime episodes and a Movie titled Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (Kaubōi Bibappu: Tengoku no Tobira).