'I'm going to be the next Pirate King!': Netflix's One Piece live-action series sets sail – A first look at the key cast!
Netflix reveals key art for the live-action series of "One Piece," showcasing Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy and the main Straw Hats.
"I'm going to be the next Pirate King!" – it's a declaration that fans of "One Piece" have been hearing from Monkey D. Luffy for years in the anime and manga world. Now, Netflix is bringing this cry to live-action screens, and the anticipation is hitting fever pitch levels. Let's embark on a journey through what we know about the upcoming "One Piece" live-action series on Netflix, as reported by Deadline.
Meet the Crew: A Live-Action Reveal of the Primary Straw Hats
Ahoy, mateys! Netflix has released the key art poster for the live-action adaptation of "One Piece," one of the best-selling manga titles of all time. And, oh boy, do the cast members look ready to sail the Grand Line.
Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, wearing the character’s signature red vest and straw hat, leads the charge. But he's not sailing alone! Joining him are the primary Straw Hats: Mackenyu (Roronoa Zoro), Emily Rudd (Nami), Jacob Romero Gibson (Usopp), and Taz Skylar (Sanji). Get ready to set sail with a whole new dimension to these iconic characters.
A Treasure Hunt Like No Other: The Adventures Await
The live-action series will follow the other-worldly adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew as they explore exotic islands and endless oceans in search of the ultimate treasure “One Piece” to become the next Pirate King.
Behind the helm, we find a seasoned crew: Steven Maeda (Lost, The X-Files) and Matt Owens (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Luke Cage) steering as writers, executive producers, and showrunners. Alongside them, a deck filled with previously announced cast members like McKinley Belcher III, Morgan Davies, Aidan Scott, Vincent Regan, Jeff Ward, and more.
"One Piece" is produced by Tomorrow Studios and Netflix in partnership with Shueisha. Buckle up, for the adventure awaits later this year.
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