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Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Delayed After John Cho Injures Knee on Set

Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop will cease production for seven to nine months following a knee injury sustained by lead actor John Cho, according to Deadline. The incident happened on-set in New Zealand, with sources describing the accident to Deadline as “a freak accident that happened on the last…

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Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Has Its Ein, and He’s Such a Good Boy

Let’s not mince words: we’re all a little worried about what the upcoming Netflix adaptation of Cowboy Bebop will bring. Live-action anime adaptations are already hit-or-miss to begin with, no matter where they come from. But for the time being, Netflix is getting one more check mark in the “Good”…

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How Cowboy Bebop Played with the Western Genre

Long before the yee haw agenda took over and cowboys stampeded back into style in the fashion world, Cowboy Bebop director Shinichiro Watanabe made creative use of Western film tropes to craft compelling characters and intricate storylines. Watanabe’s directorial debut follows the adventures of a ragtag group of bounty hunters,…

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6 Things Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop Needs to Be Good

Oh, boy. Is there any better way to get the eyes of the world on you than to announce you’re doing a live-action remake of a beloved anime? Cowboy Bebop was an essential gateway series for late-nineties and early-baughties anime fans, and is considered by many to be one of…

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3 More Anime Series Netflix Should Turn into Live-Action Dramas

The internet was all a-twitter yesterday when Netflix confirmed that spacey heartthrob John Cho will portray intergalactic bounty hunter Spike Spiegel in its upcoming live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop. Cho was exceptional as Sulu in the rebooted Star Trek film series and has an extensive background in both serious and comedic…

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