Mustafa Shakir, star of Luke Cage, is also part of the cast as Spike’s old partner Jet Black, while Daniella Pineda will play the mysterious con artist Faye Valentine.
Alex Hassell has been cast as the villain Vicious, a former bounty hunting partner of Spike’s in the Red Dragon crime syndicate.
It has not yet been revealed who will be playing Bebop crew members Ed, a genius master hacker and Ein, the lovable corgi.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the ten-episode series is being handled by showrunners Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg, with the anime series’ original director, Shinichiro Watanabe, on board as a consultant.
While it was revealed that the first two episodes will be helmed by director Alex Garcia Lopez, it was not immediately made known who will take on the directing roles for the rest of the first season.
Fans will have to stand by for more updates as no release date has been announced for the upcoming show as of this writing.
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