Six New Actors Join Netflix’s Live-Action One Piece Series
Netflix’s One Piece series is filling out its cast with a handful of new performers. Deadline brings word that six new actors have joined the streamer’s live-action update of the beloved anime series.
Netflix continues to round out the cast of its upcoming ‘One Piece’ live-action series, adding Morgan Davies, Ilia Isorelýs Paulino, Aidan Scott, Jeff Ward, McKinley Belcher III and Vincent Regan https://t.co/wD5ZUV2aSY
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Leading this latest crop of stars is Morgan Davies (Evil Dead Rise) as Koby. In the original anime series, Koby was the first person Monkey D. Luffy befriended during his adventures. Ilia Isorelýs Paulino (The Sex Lives of College Girls) is playing Alvida, one of Luffy’s earliest adversaries and the leader of her own pirate gang. Additionally, Jeff Ward (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) has been cast as Buggy, another pirate captain with a penchant for dressing up like a clown.
Aidan Scott (Action Point) will star as Helmeppo, a serviceman under Vice Admiral Monkey D. Garp. McKinley Belcher III (Ozark) will play Arlong, a sawshark fish-man who also leads a gang of pirates. Finally, Vincent Regan (Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom) is playing Garp.
Previously, Netflix revealed the first One Piece cast members back in November. Iñaki Godoy is headlining the show as Luffy. He will be joined by Mackenyu (Roronoa Zoro), Emily Rudd (Nami), Jacob Romero Gibson (Usopp), and Taz Skylar (Sanji).
Matt Owens and Steven Maeda are co-showrunning and executive producing the series, which currently has a 10-episode order. Tomorrow Studios’ Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements will also executive produce alongside original One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda.
Netflix hasn’t announced a release date for One Piece.
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