The penetration of Asian content within Netflix has been a resounding success in recent years on the streaming platform. That is why the company wants to go beyond including them in its content catalog.
In this line, one of the most popular animes in the world was developed, One Piece, which has more than 20 years broadcasting on the different television channels and streaming platform.
Netflix hopes to release its Live Action version of the series soon with a cast made up of young actors from the United States who will be in charge of giving life to the most important characters of the series, which will have 10 episodes.
Casting of One Piece on Netflix
Inaki Gody as Monkey D. Luffy
The Mexican actor has a short career with credits in “Cheer up Youth!” Y “Who killed Sarah?
Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro
The japanese actor 25 years old has a Extensive filmography of more than 20 films and 23 series.
Emily Rudd as Nami
The 29-year-old American actress is famous for playing Cindy Berman in the Netflix Fear Street trilogy of horror films.
Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp
The actor He has participated in series such as The Resident, Grey’s Anatomy, Five, among other productions.
Vincent Regan as Garp
The oldest actor in the cast has a filmography that highlights his role as Artemis in the movie 300, Eudorus in Troy and Kepheus in Clash of the Titans
In the cast of this would also be McKinely Belcher III as Arlong, Jeff Ward as Buggy, Aidan Scott as Helmeppo, Ilia Isorelýs Paulino as Alvida, and Morgan Davies as Koby
First appearance of the series on Netflix
In June, the streaming platform shared an aspect of the recording set where the series will take place, which has the creative direction of Steven Maeda and Matt Owens.
At the moment there is no release date for the series, although many believe it will be this year.