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Netflix announces new live action series Cowboy Bebop

Published: Wed 28 Nov 2018

Netflix announces new live action series Cowboy Bebop 
 
Based on the Japanese original animated series
 
Based on the worldwide phenomenon from Sunrise Inc., Cowboy Bebop is the jazz-inspired, genre-bending story of Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Faye Valentine and Radical Ed: a rag-tag crew of bounty hunters on the run from their pasts as they hunt down the solar system’s most dangerous criminals.  They’ll even save the world…for the right price.
 
Episodes: 10 
 
Co-Production: Netflix and Tomorrow Studios (a partnership between Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios).   Netflix will handle physical production.  
 
Showrunners / Executive Producers: Andre Nemec, Josh Appelbaum, Jeff Pinker and Scott Rosenberg of Midnight Radio 
 
Executive Producers: Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios (Snowpiercer, Good Behavior); Yasuo Miyakawa, Masayuki Ozaki, and Shin Sasaki of Sunrise Inc; Tetsu Fujimura and Matthew Weinberg. 
 
Writer/Executive Producer: Christopher Yost (Thor: The Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok) will write the first episode. 
 
Consultant: Shinichiro Watanabe (director of the original anime)