Following the announcement of the live-action adaptation of the well-known manga series by Eiichiro Oda, Netflix has officially announced the main cast of the Straw Hat Pirates in the upcoming One Piece live-action series.
According to the cast reveal posted on Twitter by Netflix’s One Piece account, Monkey D. Luffy will be played by Inaki Godoy, a Mexican actor who also appeared on a Netflix show titled Who Killed Sara? Along with Inaki are Emely Rudd, Mackenyu, Jacob Romero Gibson, and Taz Skylar. Check out the following details for the character roles:
- Inaki Godoy as Monkey D Luffy
- Mackenyu as Roroanao Zoro
- Emily Rudd as Nami
- Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp
- Taz Skylar as Sanji
The first season of Netflix’s One Piece live-action will only be having a total of 10 episodes and is reported to cover the East Blue Arc. In the anime, the East Blue Arc has more than 50 episodes. Knowing that Sanji was already included in the cast list, it’s likely that the reported 10 episodes of the first season of One Piece live-action will feature the arc protagonists such as Morgan, Kuro, Don Krieg, and Arlong.
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As of the moment, there is still no official release date for the upcoming One Piece live-action series.
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One Piece follows the story of Monkey D. Luffy, a young man who becomes a rubber man after eating Gomu Gomu no Mi. Luffy dreams of becoming the next pirate king. Luffy sets sail for the Grand Line, aided by his crew and other friends, in search of the treasure known as One Piece.
One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. Shueisha published the first serialization of the manga in 1997. Currently, One Piece already has 99 volumes. One Piece also received its own TV anime adaptation, as well as several anime films.
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