In case you’ve missed the news, the popular manga-anime, One Piece by Eiichiro Oda is set for a live action remake licensed under the in-demand streaming site, Netflix.
On the 23rd of August 2022, Emily Rudd, the actress who portrays Nami took to Instagram to express her heartfelt gratitude to the crew and the staff.
“ what a wild & wonderful almost year this has been y’all i am so full of gratitude and big juicy ghibli-style tears” she writes.
With the announcement of the finalization of the filming process, fans are definitely excited, but some still remain doubtful. Most took to Twitter to express their emotions regarding the announcement.
Anime is notorious for having terribly made and directed live-action equivalents, but with the announcement of the staff and crew working on the One Piece live-action, most fans are hopeful that the series won’t deviate away from the manga and anime, and instead just go with the original flow of the story.
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No official trailer has been released so far, but Netflix has given us a sneak peek at the set of the Live Action remake of One Piece, watch it here:
One Piece follows the story of the aspiring Pirate King, Monkey D. Luffy on his way to find the One Piece. He gathers his crew of strong yet, weirdly funny subordinates who help him find his way to the top. With different goals and aspirations, this crew of misfits and mishaps will do anything and everything to reach their dreams.
Aside from the filming process, we know that the set of One Piece is located at Cape Town Film Studios and Marc Jobst, the director of Daredevil, is the director for the first episodes of the series.
Here are the known casts of the One Piece live-action:
- Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy
- Emily Rudd as Nami
- Mackenyu Arata as Roronoa Zoro
- Jacob Romero Gibbs as Usopp
- Taz Skylar as Sanji
- Morgan Davies as Koby
And many more…
With the anticipation of the fans already at an all-time high, we expect an announcement of the release and the revelation of the trailer soon.
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