Cowboy Bebop: Understand who’s who cast on the Netflix series

Cowboy Bebop was one of the most popular animes in the late 1990s. That’s why Netflix’s adaptation into a live-action series caused such a stir among fans.

With a lot of ironic humor and good action scenes, translating the sequences from an animation to a series with real actors can seem like an almost impossible mission, but Netflix managed to accomplish the task.

Also, the characters from Cowboy Bebop they have a lot of personality, being one of the most important characteristics of the anime. For those who still don’t know which actor or actress will be responsible for living each of the characters, we have prepared a special list.

Understand who’s who in the cast of Cowboy Bebop!

John Cho como Spike Spiegel

John ChoFonte:  IMDb

Spike Siegel is the classic bounty hunter who has a past he tries to hide. He does this because he was formerly a hit man for the criminal organization known as the Syndicate. In order to abandon this life and flee from his former friend Vicious, Spike simulated his own death.

He is played by John Cho, who played an important role in the new films in the franchise. Star Trek like Officer Sulu. He also starred in the movies very crazy dawn e Searching.

Mustafa Shakir como Jet Black

Mustafa ShakirMustafa ShakirFonte:  IMDb

Former police officer Jet Black is the pilot of the spaceship Bebop. He was betrayed by his old partner, which caused him to lose one of his arms, which was replaced by a cybernetic limb — an operation of his choice, as it was possible to implant another biological arm. He opted for the fake arm as a reminder of the consequences of his actions.

Mustafa Shakir, who brings the character to life, also participated in the series of Luke Cage, as season two villain John ‘Bushmaster’ McIver, and from american gods like Baron Samedi.

Daniella Pineda as Faye Valentine

Daniella PinedaDaniella PinedaFonte:  IMDb

At the age of 77, Faye Valentine was placed in cryogenic freeze after a space shuttle accident, in which she spent 54 years in suspended animation. She is initially introduced as a rival to Spike, but with little time, both become allies in adventures aboard Bebop.

Daniella Pineda is well known for her participation in the series The Originals, in which he played the witch Sophie Deveraux. She was also in Jurassic World: Threatened Kingdom, and will return for the next film in the franchise.

Tamara Tunie as Ana

Tamara TunieTamara TunieFonte:  Netflix

Ana runs a jazz club on Mars and is an old friend of Spike’s. Her name is an abbreviation of “Anastasia” and, despite having few appearances, she is quite important, offering information about Spike’s enemies as well as providing him with weapons.

She will be played by Tamara Tunie, who had her most prominent role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit like coroner Melinda Warner. Other important roles she had were in the movies. The flight e Devil’s Advocate.

Elena Satine as Julia

Elena SatineElena SatineFonte:  Netflix

Julia is the character that links Spike to the villain Vicious. She has an affair with Spike and plans to leave the Syndicate at his side, but Vicious discovers the plan and Julia decides to flee to prevent both of them from being killed. In the anime, the character appears mainly in flashbacks.

Elena Satine started her career in 2007 and played some small roles. His main highlights were his participation in Twin Peaks: O Retorno, like Rhonda, and in The Gifted like Dreamer.

Alex Hassell como Vicious

Alex HassellAlex HassellFonte:  IMDb

Vicious is Spike’s greatest enemy. He is one of the Syndicate’s most menacing and ruthless members and is often described as a venomous snake. He often uses a katana, although he was an infantry marine during the War of the Titans. For a long time, Vicious was Spike’s partner in the Syndicate, until they clashed over Julia.

He will be played by Alex Hassell, who has had small roles in films such as Two Down, Cold Mountain, Suburbicon: Welcome to Paradise e Anonymous.

Mason Alexander Park as Gren

Mason Alexander ParkMason Alexander ParkFonte:  IMDb

Grencia Mars Elijah Guo Eckener, also known simply as Gren, is a former soldier who fought alongside Vicious in the War of the Titans. After the conflict, Gren tried to be a jazz musician, but was arrested as a spy and found that Vicious testified against him. After escaping from prison, Gren worked as a saxophonist at Ana’s jazz club. He met Julia there and found out how Vicious betrayed him.

Mason Alexander Park is the one who lives the character. He will also be on the series. The Sandman, being responsible for giving life to the perpetual Desire.

Charlie and Harry as Ein

CharlieCharlieFonte:  IMDb

Ein is a Corgi brought aboard the Bebop by Spike after a failed attempt to capture a bounty. He has a very high intelligence, and during the series he answers the phone, drives a car, plays shogi and does other unexpected activities. He is played by two New Zealand dogs named Charlie and Harry.

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