Cowboy Bebop Receiving Live Action Series

The cult classic anime, Cowboy Bebop, is getting a live-action TV series. The anime series which first premiered in Japan in 1998 is receiving a live action series courtesy of Tomorrow Studios. Tomorrow Studios is a partnership between ITV Studios and Marty Adelstein. Adelstein is known for his work as the producer of Prison Break and Last Man Standing.

Chris Yost, the screenwriter of both Thor: The Dark World and Thor: Ragnarok is going to be penning the screenplay for the adaptation.

The adaptation is set to be executively produced by Sunrise Inc., the original creators of the 1998 anime.

The original run of the anime was in Japan from 1998 to 1999. In 2001, Cowboy Bebop premiered in North America on Adult Swim. The anime was met with great success in North America. For many anime fans, Cowboy Bebop was their first introduction to the medium.

That same year, Cowboy Bebop received a full-length film adaptation in Japan that was well received by critics.

There is no word yet on when the live adaptation is set to be released.