One Piece Adds 6 Exciting New Cast Members To Netflix Lineup

Netflix's live-action adaptation of the hit manga and anime series One Piece adds fresh faces. 
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Netflix’s live-action adaptation of the hit manga and anime series One Piece adds fresh faces. 

When it was announced that Shueisha, Tomorrow Studios, and Netflix had partnered to bring the beloved manga to a live-action series, fans were curious. The curiosity then magnified when Netflix announced that they had cast the show’s main characters. The main cast includes Iñaki Godoy (Monkey D. Luffy), Mackenyu (Roronoa Zoro), Emily Rudd (Nami), Jacob Romero Gibson (Usopp), and Taz Skylar (Sanji).


The One Piece manga is also one of the longest-running ongoing series, including its anime show. The story of the One Piece manga and anime focuses on the adventures of pirate Monkey D. Luffy. Luffy is a boy whose body has gained special rubber abilities after accidentally eating a fruit called Devil Fruit. The plot of the series focuses on Luffy and his pirate crew, the Straw Hat Pirates, searching for the world’s ultimate treasure called One Piece. If Luffy acquires One Piece, he will become the next King Of The Pirates. The One Piece series introduced exotic locations and unique characters. Now it seems that some of those characters will be adapted in live-action. 

Netflix Adds Their New Supporting Cast For One Piece

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Now Netflix has announced that they have added new cast members for the upcoming live-action series.

The live-action One Piece series has added new cast members to join the epic pirate tale. Netflix announced that Morgan Davies, Ilia Isorelýs Paulino, Aidan Scott, Jeff Ward, McKinley Belcher III, and Vincent Regan would be joining the series. 

Morgan Davies will play Koby. (Credits: The End, The Evil Dead: Rise)
lia Isorelýs Paulino will play Alvida. (Credits: The Sex Lives of College Girls, Me Time)
Aidan Scott will play Helmeppo. (Credits: Action Point, Between the Devil)
Jeff Ward will play Buggy. (Credits: Brand New Cherry Flavor, Hacks)
McKinley Belcher III will play Arlong. (Credits: Ozark, The Good Lord Bird)
Vincent Regan will play Garp. (Credits: Troy, 300)

Netflix’s live-action One Piece series currently has no planned release date. The upcoming series will star Iñaki Godoy, Mackenyu, Emily Rudd, Jacob Romero Gibson, and Taz Skylar. The supporting cast includes Morgan Davies, Ilia Isorelýs Paulino, Aidan Scott, Jeff Ward, McKinley Belcher III, and Vincent Regan. Showrunners Matt Owens and Steve Maeda will be the series writers.

Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios will serve as executive producers. Original One Piece Manga author Eiichiro Oda will also serve as an executive producer to the upcoming series. Netflix and Tomorrow Studios (an ITV Studios partnership) will co-produce the series. With Netflix being in charge of physical production. Check out the official site to find out more about the upcoming series.

Are you excited about the live-action One Piece series? What are your thoughts on the main and supporting cast? What is your favorite One Piece moment in the manga and anime series? Let us know what you think in the comments below, or let us know on Twitter.


Source: Deadline


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