Earlier today, Netflix has released a promotional video for the upcoming live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop anime series. The promotional video features a look at John Cho (Spike Spiegal), Mustafa Shakir (Jet Black) and Daniella Pineda (Faye Valentine) jamming to the iconic theme song of the series. Additionally, the video revealed that legendary Japanese music composer, Yoko Kanno, will be returning to work on the series’ soundtrack. For those who are not aware, she originally composed the original series’ theme song titled, “Tank!.” The promotional video also revealed that the series is set to premiere on the service this Fall.
Yoko Kanno, the composer behind the iconic soundtrack of the original COWBOY BEBOP anime will be creating the soundtrack for the new Live Action Series. Also confirmed…Cowboy Bebop is coming this Fall. #GeekedWeek pic.twitter.com/6lHZQcoFR6
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) June 8, 2021
As reported earlier, Alex Garica Lopez will directing the first two episodes of the series and the first episode will be written by Christopher Yost. The live-action series adaptation was in the works since 2017 by Tomorrow Studios and the first season is set to consist of 10 episodes.
No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.