Netflix’s Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Series To Star John Cho

Netflix has already ordered ten episodes for a live-action Cowboy Bebop series. The show will star John Cho as Spike Siegel. Other cast members include Alex Hassell as Vicious, Daniella Pineda as Faye Valentine, and Mustafa Shakir as Jet Black. The first two episodes will be directed by Alex Garcia Lopez, who has directed episodes of Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Cloak and Dagger.

The series is based on the anime series of the same name set in the year 2071 and follows the lives of a bounty hunter crew traveling in their spaceship called the Bebop. Shinichiro Watanabe, who directed the original anime which ran from October 1998 to April 1999, is a consultant on the series.

No release date has been announced.

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