Fan Made Cowboy Bebop live action project – Iron Horse Cinema
Iron Horse Cinema has announced that they will release a special Cowboy Bebop live action project on February 29, 2016. This will be a short trailer, and according to director Sy Cody White, they will make a short film, if trailer excite fans. The same team has made many fan films such as Modern Warfare Chronicles, Anti-Bullying PSA: Cyber Monster, Star Wars: The Lesser Evil, League of Legends: Graves vs Vi and many other.
Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 Japanese anime from director Shinichirō Watanabe; the story is set in the year 2071 and follows a bounty hunter crew on the ship called Bebop.
„In the current era of Superhero films, more and more pop culture is being developed into live action blockbusters. Iron Horse Cinema, being huge fans of Cowboy Bebop, ambitiously shot a visually stunning trailer to capture what the anime series would be like in real life. Utilizing YouTube Space NY and the New York City’s own Chinatown streets, the indie film crew was able to balance practical effects, CGI, and Bebop’s anime essence. Note the energetic and familiar jazz score while the main character Spike narrates the trailer’s intro.“
Patrick Hamilton will play the role of “Spike”, Steve Komito as “Jet Black”, team's newcomer Izzy Grey marks as “Faye Valetine”, and Loren Giron returns in the role of “Ed”. Also appearing are Krista Robelle as “Judy”, Eric Orman as “Vicious”, Ian Peterson as “Oliver Francisco”, and Sarah Mercey.