Netflix’s live-action Cowboy Bebop secures John Cho in main role
Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Shinichirō Watanabe and Keiko Nobumoto’s revered 1998 anime series Cowboy Bebop has its main cast, and Star Trek’s John Cho is set to lead the group.
Cho will play bonafide cool bounty hunter Spike Spiegel in Netflix’s series, according to a new report from Variety. Cho is joined by Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda, and Alex Hassell, who will play Spike’s ex-cop partner Jet Black, amnesiac con artist Faye Valentine, and hitman Vicious, respectively.
Cowboy Bebop has been a longtime favorite series for anime fans, with a massive reputation around the world for its surreal plots, stylish action, and Yoko Kanno’s wildly diverse score, which gives each episode a different musical theme. The series, which…