Join Luffy and the rest of the Straw Hats and Meet the Cast of Netflix’s One Piece Live-Action Series
Netflix has officially revealed its series leads for their upcoming live-action adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece. The announcement comes hot off the heels of Netflix’s 2022 anime slate announcement during yesterday’s Netflix Festival Japan which featured announcements for Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, Aggretsuko Season 4, Ultraman Season 2, and many more.
Netflix’s live-action One Piece cast features Inaki Godoy (Who Killed Sara?) as Monkey D. Luffy, Emily Rudd (Netflix’s Fear Street) as Nami, Taz Skylar (Boiling Point) as Sanji, Mackenyu (Ruroni Kenshin: Final Chapter) Roronoa Zoro, and Jacob Romero Gibson (All Rise) as Usopp. The 10-episode series hails from Tomorrow Studios and One Piece manga publisher Shueisha.
Steven Maeda (The X-Files, Lost) will serve as the series writer, showrunner, and executive producer alongside Matt Owens who will also be writing and executive producing the series. Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios (who are working on Netflix’s live-action Cowboy Bebop) are also executive producers alongside One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda. Eiichiro Oda, in addition to being an executive producer on the series, will also be serving as a consulting, having a heavy influence in the creative decisions throughout the series.
To coincide with today’s casting announcement, One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda, and series writers/showrunners Maeda and Owens also released an official statement regarding the series and its official casting, stating that the casting reveal was way overdue and it was revealed today to prevent any leaks (which kind of happened prior to the official announcement but you didn’t hear that from us). Read the full statements below!
There is no current release window for Netflix’s One Piece but as the statement reveals, the creative team is working hard to deliver a series fans, whether new or seasoned are able to enjoy!
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Source: Netflix/One Piece