Jamie Lee Curtis has expressed interest in joining the cast of the live-action series One Piece to portray Kureha in a recent Instagram post. The post took social media platforms by storm as fans got excited at the prospect of Curtis becoming part of the live-action ensemble, especially considering the fact that she is a huge fan of the series. movie.
One Piece Live-Action: Jamie Lee Curtis expressed strong interest in playing the role of Dr. Kureha
Of course, in a not-so-surprising but certainly interesting turn of events, one of the hosts One Piece
Affectionately calling the actress “Mommy Dearest,” he assured her that there was no need to lobby around and that once the strike was successfully over, they would talk.
Matt also hinted at a character they sent her, suggesting that there may have been ongoing discussions about her involvement in the series.
“Dearest Mom, that’s why we sent you that character! No need for lobbying. Once we get what we deserve and get back to work, let’s talk!”
One Piece Live-Action: Producers aim for 12 seasons of adventure
Netflix’s live action adaptation of One Piece begins streaming on the platform from August 31, 2023. The second season was announced in a special interview with Eiichiro Oda.
The cast includes Iñaki Godoy, who plays Monkey D. Luffy, Emily Rudd as Nami, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp, and Taz Skylar will play Sanji. Colton Osorio will play young Luffy.
Furthermore, Peter Gadiot plays Shanks, Morgan Davies as Koby, Ilia Isorelanhs Paulino as Alvida, Aidan Scott as Helmeppo, Jeff Ward as Buggy, McKinley Belcher III as Arlong, and Vincent Regan as Garp.
Other cast members include:
Alexander Maniatis as Klahadore Steven Ward as Mihawk Craig Fairbrass as Chef Zeff Langley Kirkwood as Captain Morgan Celeste Loots as Kaya Chioma Umeala as Nojiko
It was previously revealed that the original Japanese voice actors would return to portray their characters for the Japanese dub of the live-action adaptation.
The live-action version will adapt the East-Blue Saga from The One Manga piece and “expand from there”. Matt Owens will serve as a writer for the upcoming show, while Steven Maeda and Becky Clements will serve as executive producer along with Eiichiro Oda.
The live-action soundtrack is titled “Wealth, Fame, Power” composed by Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli, famous for their work “The Witcher“.
Netflix will exclusively stream the series produced by Tomorrow Studios, a collaboration between producer Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios.
The live action adaptation has been in production in South Africa since February 1, 2022.