A brand new poster has been launched for the live-action Cowboy Bebop sequence.
The brand new poster showcases the present’s central trio of Spike Spiegel (John Cho) Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir) and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) from behind as they stand in a run-down Martian city, prepared for a shoot-out. Hovering above them is the immediately recognizable silhouette of Spike’s private fighter craft, the aerodynamically formed Swordfish II. This poster options the primary glimpse of the outside of any spacecraft from Netflix’s remake of the traditional sci-fi anime, and it seems that the Swordfish has made the transition to live-action pretty faithfully. The live-action model of the Bebop, the bigger spaceship that serves because the bounty hunters’ residence and base of operations, has but to be seen.
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Netflix will reveal extra concerning the new present on Sept. 25, when it can reveal the sequence’ new opening sequence. The present will characteristic new music from composer Yoko Kanno, who crafted the unique 1998 sequence’ iconic jazz and blues-influenced rating, and has additionally created acclaimed soundtracks for numerous different anime sequence, together with Macross Frontier and The Imaginative and prescient of Escaflowne. Along with Kanno’s return, the brand new sequence additionally tapped the anime’s authentic director, Shinichiro Watanabe, to function a artistic marketing consultant.
In a latest interview, the brand new sequence’ showrunner André Nemec defined that the purpose of the brand new present is to recreate the sensation of the unique anime, not emulate it superficially. “We would look at sets, we would look at props, we would look at costumes, we would look at the edits, we would talk about all of these things, not to ape the anime,” Nemec mentioned, “but to live in the spirit of the anime.” A primary take a look at the sequence was revealed in August to a combined response: whereas some followers appreciated the brand new tackle the traditional characters, others criticized a number of the modifications, or just questioned the necessity for a live-action remake of the anime within the first place. In response to complaints about modifications to Faye Valentine’s revealing costume and her resemblance to the anime character, actor Daniella Pineda issued a suitably snarky reply that went viral following the present’s preliminary reveal.
The live-action Cowboy Bebop will make its premiere on Nov. 19. The unique anime is at present accessible for streaming on Netflix.
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