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John Cho’s ‘Troublemaker’ Wants to Offer a Deeper Understanding of the L.A. Uprising

It was a Tuesday morning in February and John Cho was listening to a podcast as he exercised. He’d selected an episode detailing the night former President Donald Trump posed with a Bible for a “photo op” in front of the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. To get the picture, U.S. Park Police […]

‘Cowboy Bebop’ Team Reacts to Netflix Cancellation: “Had So Much Cool Sh** Planned”

Members of the Cowboy Bebop team are offering their thoughts as the show rides off into the sunset. On Thursday, The Hollywood Reporter learned exclusively that Netflix canceled its highly anticipated anime adaptation starring John Cho, Mustafa Shakir and Daniella Pineda as a trio of bounty hunters. The space Western series launched Nov. 19. This […]

‘Cowboy Bebop’ Canceled by Netflix After One Season

That was fast: Netflix has canceled its ambitious, widely hyped and, ultimately, widely disappointing anime adaptation Cowboy Bebop, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The move comes less than three weeks after the show’s Nov. 19 debut on the streaming service. The space Western had a rough reception. The 10-episode series garnered only a 46 percent […]

‘Scenes From a Marriage,’ ‘Dopesick,’ ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Showrunners on Adapting Source Material for TV

SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE Original: 1973 Sveriges Television miniseries Current: 2021 HBO limited series When Ingmar Bergman’s six-episode series depicting the end of a marriage hit Swedish TV screens in 1973, it was considered so impactful that the country’s rising divorce rates were partially blamed on the portrait of a couple in crisis. (Its subsequent 167-minute theatrical […]

John Cho Says After Torn ACL, ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Considered Using CGI to Avoid Production Pause

A stool and CGI were nearly brought in to avoid a production shutdown after John Cho tore his ACL while filming Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop. The star of the live-action adaptation of the popular anime appeared on The Late Late Show on Wednesday night and revealed what the show had considered doing to avoid suspending filming. […]

This Week in TV: ‘Hawkeye,’ Wheel of Time’ and a Pre-Thanksgiving Streaming Feast

Thanksgiving week is a time for families to gather … around the television. Streaming services will unleash a host of season and series premieres in the next seven days, with half a dozen high profile shows — including Hawkeye on Disney+ and Kevin Hart’s True Story — on the day before Thanksgiving. Below is The Hollywood […]

Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’: TV Review

John Cho, Mustafa Shakir and Daniella Pineda lead a live-action adaptation of the classic anime series about a ragtag band of intergalactic bounty hunters in the year 2071.

‘Cowboy Bebop’ Team Says They “Kept the Integrity” of Original Anime Series, Have Plans for a Season Two

Netflix launched its live-action adaptation of sci-fi Japanese anime series Cowboy Bebop on Thursday evening as the cast and creators gathered for the premiere at Hollywood’s Goya Studios, followed by a swanky reception and afterparty.  Fit with a space western theme, drinks and hors d’oeuvres flowed throughout the night, along with a food truck serving ramen — […]

Events of the Week: ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!,’ ‘Squid Game’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at the week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including red carpets for Tick, Tick… Boom!, Squid Game, Cowboy Bebop and Belfast. LACMA Art + Film Gala  The star-studded annual affair, often affectionately referred to as […]

Netflix Releases Action-Filled ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Teaser Scene

Netflix has a released a two-and-a-half-minute, action-filled teaser for its upcoming adaptation of Cowboy Bebop. “The Lost Session” is a sequence featuring Spike Spiegel (John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir) and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) that was shot specifically to promote the show and not featured in the regular series. Watch the teaser directed by […]