Netflix’s One Piece star Emily Rudd describes a costume modification in the live-action poster. Based off of the extensively popular manga of the exact same name, the very first American live-action variation was initially revealed in 2017 as a method to commemorate the series’ 20th anniversary. Production started in March 2021 after a hiatus due to the pandemic, followed by the statement of the main “Straw Hat Pirates” cast inNovember Filming happened partly in Cape Town, South Africa from January to August 2022. One Piece season 1 will include 10 episodes and is set to premiere on Netflix at some point in 2023.
Rudd, who depicts Nami in the live-action series, describes a costume modification in the most recent Netflix poster promoting One Piece, as reposted through One Piece Netflix Fan on Twitter.
Emily Rudd's (Nami) comment on Luffy wearing shoes. pic.twitter.com/kmVmv6f8on
— ONE PIECE NETFLIX FAN (@OP_Netflix_Fan) February 3, 2023
In action to a fan concern about why the poster includes Iñaki Godoy’s Monkey D. Luffy using shoes, the star states she and her co-stars attempted to do as much of their own stunt work as possible, with any spaces filled out by their “beyond talented” stunt group. She includes that the shoes enabled Godoy to display more of his stunt abilities, explaining that shoes– which Luffy notoriously wears in the initial manga and anime series– are not safe for carrying out such accomplishments.
Will One Piece Overcome Netflix’s Live-Action Anime Curse?
Netflix’s performance history of adjusting anime into the live-action format has actually been extremely frustrating so far, especially with 2017’s Death Note and 2021’sCowboy Bebop Among other criticisms, Death Note was compared to a teenager drama that lost any cultural subtlety present in the initial series, whereas Cowboy Bebop stopped working to depict the original’s steam-punk visual and did not have chemistry amongst its cast– a few of whom were likewise viewed as inappropriate for their functions. The stakes feel even greater for One Piece thinking about that the anime’s run extends back to 1999 and is considered as among the golden era’s “Big Three,” together with Naruto and Bleach.
However, One Piece‘s capacity has actually been kept in mind by the reality that Tomorrow Studios and manga publisher Shueisha are producing the series; manga artist Eiichiro Oda is likewise acting as an executive manufacturer. With the initial developers in stow, One Piece can remain loyal to its source product and usage that motivation to illustrate something distinct to the live-action format. Additionally, preview of the surreal, well-crafted sets and the cast’s positioning to the characters’ varied citizenships have actually likewise been applauded. As news about a particular release date waits for, One Piece has actually been revealing great deals of pledge– and might be crucial to breaking Netflix’s live-action anime curse at last.
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