Cowboy Bebop (2021) Release Info, Review & Trailer

Cowboy Bebop (2021)
Cowboy Bebop (2021)

Cowboy Bebop is an upcoming American science fiction television series that will be streamed on Netflix. Cowboy Bebop is a live-action version of the Japanese animation series. André Nemec is slated to create the series, which will feature John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda, Alex Hassell, and Elena Satine and will be written by Christopher Yost. There are ten episodes in the series.

It will be available on Netflix on November 19, 2021.

Cowboy Bebop (2021) Synopsis

The show follows the exploits of a motley crew of bounty hunters as they track down criminals around the solar system.

Cowboy Bebop (2021)

Series Details

Genre ·         Action-adventure

·         Drama

·         Science fiction

·         Crime, Fantasy

Based on                     Cowboy Bebop
by Hajime Yatate
Developed by ·         André Nemec
Composer Yoko Kanno
Country of origin United States
Original language English
Production
Executive producers ·         Marty Adelstein

·         André Nemec

·         Jeff Pinkner

·         Josh Appelbaum

·         Scott Rosenberg

·         Becky Clements

·         Yasuo Miyakawa

·         Masayuki Ozaki

·         Shin Sasaki

·         Tim Coddington

·         Tetsu Fujimura

·         Michael Katleman

·         Matthew Weinberg

Production companies Tomorrow Studios
Midnight Radio
Sunrise Inc.
Distributor Netflix
Release
Original network Netflix

Cowboy Bebop (2021)

Cowboy Bebop (2021) Cast

  • John Cho  as Spike Spiegel
  • Mustafa Shakir  as Jet Black.
  • Daniella Pineda  as Faye Valentine.
  • Alex Hassell  as Vicious
  • Elena Satine  as Julia
  • Tamara Tunie  as Ana
  • Mason Alexander Park as Gren
  • Jan Uddinand Lydia Peckham  as Asimov and Katerina
  • Adrienne Barbeau  as Maria Murdock
  • Rodney Cook as the voice of Teddy Bomber
  • Ira Munn and Lucy Currey as Punch and Judy
  • Geoff Stults  as Chalmers
  • Rachel House as Mao.
  • Ann Truong and Hoa Xuande as Shin and Lin

Production

Tomorrow Studios, a collaboration between Marty Adelstein and Sunrise Inc., which also created the original anime, stated on June 6, 2017, that an American live-action version of the series was being developed for television. The series will be written by Christopher Yost. Netflix announced on November 27, 2018, that the live-action series will be coming to its streaming service.

Cowboy Bebop (2021)

Cowboy Bebop (2021) Casting

According to Variety, John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda, and Alex Hassell have all been cast in the series as Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Faye Valentine, and Vicious. Elena Satine was cast as Julia on August 22, 2019, according to Deadline. Geoff Stults, Tamara Tunie, Mason Alexander Park, Rachel House, Ann Truong, and Hoa Xuande have been cast as Chalmers, Ana, Gren, Mao, Shin, and Lin, according to Deadline Hollywood on November 19, 2020. By August 2021, James Hiroyuki Liao, Blessing Mokgohloa, and Molly Moriarty have joined the cast as Santiago and Kimmie Black, respectively.

Asimov and Katerina, Maria Murdock, Teddy Bomber, and Punch and Judy were officially cast on September 25, 2021, by Jan Uddin and Lydia Peckham, Adrienne Barbeau, Rodney Cook, and Ira Munn, and Lucy Currey.

Filming

Cho suffered a knee injury in October of this year, delaying production by roughly eight months. On April 17, 2020, further information about the project was released, including the fact that episodes will be one hour long, allowing for a more in-depth narrative, and that a second season script was mentioned as a possibility. During an interview with SyFy Wire on May 19, 2020, Adelstein said that there are now three completed episodes and that at least six episodes were shot prior to Cho’s knee injury. Shinichir Watanabe, the anime series’ director, was confirmed to be collaborating with the project as a creative consultant during the same interview.

Following the nation’s COVID-19 closure, the New Zealand government granted the green light to resume production on September 30, 2020. Filming was completed on March 15, 2021. Original program creator Hajime Yatate, really a pseudonym for the collective Sunrise animation crew, expressed interest in authoring episodes of the series in August 2021.

Cowboy Bebop (2021)
Cowboy Bebop (2021)

Marketing

Netflix offered a first look in October 2019 from the perspective of Ein, showcasing several settings and the major actors. The signature line “See You Space Cowboy…” was also utilized, as well as music from the original series. In June 2021, Netflix relaunched the show’s marketing campaign with a new trailer set to the original show’s opening theme, “Tank!” to reveal that Yoko Kanno will be composing the series’ music after previously scoring the 1998 anime.

Netflix released first-look preview images for the show in August 2021, along with the announcement of a November release date. The images featured Spike, Jet, Faye, and Ein in various environments recreated from the anime, including the Bebop and the cathedral where Vicious and Spike had their first confrontation.

During Netflix’s TUDUM event, the show’s opening credits were shown, which mimicked the anime’s beginning with “Tank!” and live-action recreations of the original.

Cowboy Bebop (2021) Release

The program was supposed to premiere in 2020, but it was pushed back owing to Cho’s injuries and the COVID-19 pandemic. The release date has been planned for November 19, 2021.

Cowboy Bebop Release Dates

Poland 18 November 2021
South Korea 19 November 2021 (internet)
Poland 19 November 2021 (internet)
USA 19 November 2021 (internet)

Also Known As (AKA)

(original title) Cowboy Bebop
Australia Cowboy Bebop
Brazil Cowboy Bebop
Canada (French title) Cowboy Bebop
Canada (English title) Cowboy Bebop
Greece Καουμπόηδες του Διαστήματος
Japan (Japanese title) カウボーイビバップ
Japan (English title) Cowboy Bebop
Mexico Cowboy Bebop
Russia Ковбой Бибоп
Slovakia Kovboj Bebop
USA Cowboy Bebop

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