Netflix is all set and rolling with the upcoming live-action adaptation of the anime remake of Cowboy Bebop, which is set t be helmed by John Cho. The show has already roped in a series of actors and the latest to join the cast is none other than Elena Satine.
The actress is best known for his role in the series, The Gifted and Revenge. According to a report in The Hollywood Reporter, Elena will play Julia, a mysterious woman from lead character Spike Spiegel's (John Cho) past. Satine joins a cast that also includes Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda, and Alex Hassell.
Julia is described as a sultry beauty with a voice to die for. She's the dream-like object of Spike Spiegel's desire and struggles to survive in a violent world.
Based on the cult anime series, the streamer's 10-episode adaptation of Cowboy Bebop is a "jazz-inspired, genre-bending story of a ragtag crew of bounty hunters on the run from their pasts, as they hunt down the solar system’s most dangerous criminals. They’ll even save the world … for the right price."
Christopher Yost wrote the first episode and is an executive producer. Showrunning and executive producing are Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg of Midnight Radio, the banner behind the shows Limetown, High Fidelity and Knightfall.
Also executive producing are Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios; Yasuo Miyakawa, Masayuki Ozaki, and Shin Sasaki of Sunrise Inc.; and Tetsu Fujimura and Matthew Weinberg. Shinichiro Watanabe, director of the original anime series, is a consultant.
The series is a co-production of Netflix and Tomorrow Studios, with the streamer handling physical production.