Every week after tantalizing anime audiences with a quickie teaser, Netflix has lastly dropped the official trailer for its new live-action collection.
“If you need to find me — I go by Spike Siegel these days,” star John Cho, 49, intones at the start of the epic trailer.
Based on the 1998 anime of the identical title, the 10-part “action-packed Space Western” collection follows bounty hunters Spike Spiegel (Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir, 45), and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda, 34) as they pursue the “solar system’s most dangerous criminals” – whereas attempting to flee their troubled pasts, per the trailer’s puffed up description.
Think “The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly” meets “The Mandalorian.”
From the seems of the trailer, the live-action “CB” can be remarkably trustworthy to the supply materials. Shot in the identical identical snappy model as final week’s teaser, the preview sprinkles in even near-perfect recreations of scenes from the unique present.
It additionally provides us a better take a look at the villains Pierrot Le Fou and Vicious, and extra scenes of the bounty-hunting trio exchanging the snarky banter that made the cartoon iteration such a success.
The much-anticipated adaptation has skilled delays over the course of manufacturing on account of Cho’s on-set injury, which put the present out for seven to 9 months.
Production wrapped in March, which authentic anime collection director Shinichirō Watanabe working as a guide on the collection, and authentic composer Yoko Kanno returning to attain the live-action motion.
The traditional collection initially premiered in Japan in 1998, and ran as a 26-episode present. It later aired on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim, rising its reputation within the United States.