The cast of Netflix’s new live-action adaptation of A play introduced himself to fans in a new promo for the upcoming series! Although it was first announced that it was in the works some time ago, the development and pre-production of this new version of Eiichiro Oda’s original manga series has now taken a step further. . Fans were eager to see what kind of new team bring the Central Straw Hats to life, and Netflix finally answered that question by revealing the show’s first cast additions earlier this fall.
It has been announced that the cast for the series now includes the first additions of Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp and Taz Skylar as Sanji. Fans were thrilled to find such a diverse core cast for the series, and those behind the series had requested that the core cast match Eiichiro Oda’s hopes and specifications for a live-action adaptation. The show’s cast also introduced themselves to fans via a special video, and the official One Piece YouTube account posted this promo online! Check it out below:
Series creator Eiichiro Oda previously revealed his thoughts on casting with the initial announcement, also noting, “Their face, the size of their mouths and hands, their aura, the way they behave, their voice. , their acting skills, their size, the balance within the Straw Hat crew, etc…! We chose this cast after many discussions involving people from all over the world! ” Before we tease the upcoming production itself, “These are the folks who will be our Straw Hat Pirates! It will take a little longer to complete this show, but we will continue to do our best to deliver a show. that we are sure everyone will enjoy the whole world! Expect more updates in the future! “
Showrunner, Writer and Executive Producer Steven Maeda and Writer and Executive Producer Matt Owens also spoke about the challenges of finding this new cast with, “We’re excited to set sail with this amazing and talented cast! Finding the right people to shoot! the appearance, emotions and actions of the iconic Straw Hats was a long and stimulating (and fun!) process. But what do you think of One Piece’s live distribution so far? Are you curious about the new Netflix series? Let us know all your thoughts on this in the comments! You can even contact me directly about anything animated and other cool stuff. @Valdezologie on Twitter!