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New Zealand?

From what I recall of Bebop, when it wasn’t set in space it was mostly set on “Spaghetti Western meets modern-day Detroit” planets. “Middle Earth” seems like the opposite of all that?

Netflix gave Canon Buster 12 eps but Bebop only gets 10? Maybe that’s generous, since Amazon only gave its “The Boys” 8, but I’ve seen that with live-action, Netflix likes to make 10 bloated,overly-long episodes (over an hour) when 12+ shorter, more focused episodes would’ve been better.

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John Cho Talks Playing Spike Spiegel in Live-Action Cowboy Bebop

January 08, 2020 5:47am CST
Lead actor hopes to keep things true to the source material

Netflix’s Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Show Plans Season 2, Teases Yoko Kanno’s Music

posted on 2020-04-19 03:01 EDT by Egan Loo
Writer/producer Jeff Pinkner updates on production during COVID-19 shutdown

Netflix’s Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Show Writer Teases Similarities, Changes

posted on 2020-06-03 12:15 EDT by Alex Mateo
Javier Grillo-Marxuach: “If you’re doing Cowboy Bebop, you’re doing Cowboy Bebop.”

Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Allowed to Film Again in New Zealand

posted on 2020-07-03 23:40 EDT by Egan Loo
Crew, family permitted to enter country that is almost free of COVID-19

Netflix’s Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Show Reveals 6 More Cast Members

posted on 2020-11-19 11:32 EST by Alex Mateo
Geoff Stults, Tamara Tunie, Mason Alexander Park, Rachel House, Ann Truong, Hoa Xuande join cast


“The character is being reimagined as a nonbinary with a nonbinary actor”


This seems like a case of modern language making it impossible to understand the nuance of the original series, as if someone tried to describe Gren to the casting director and the director responded “Oh, so Gren is trans?” and ran with it, unappreciative of how that gross oversimplification and pigeonholing completely robs the character of his entire essence.

Also weird is this David Bowie mention, they’re going to reduce him into The Collector from Guardians of the Galaxy, aren’t they? :slightly_frowning_face: