Variety has recently reported that a live-action TV series adaptation of the Cowboy Bebop anime is currently in development. The series will be produced by Tomorrow Studios, a joint team consisted of ITV Studios and Marty Adelstein. Sunrise will be working as the executive production team for the project. The series will also be produced by Midnight Radio (Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Jeff Pikner, Scott Rosenberg) , Marty Adelstein, Beck Clements, and Matthew Weinberg. The main writer for the series will be Chris Yost.
Variety provided a synopsis for the original series.
“Cowboy Bebop,” which takes place in 2071 in the original version, follows Spike Spiegel and his gang of bounty hunters, also known as cowboys, as they cavort around the galaxy attempting to capture bad guys and survive some of the most intense dangers the galaxy has to offer. The anime series has been successful in Western markets, and is credited with introducing a new wave of Western viewers to anime. It’s also widely cited as one of the best anime series of all time.