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#1 Post by Ryu Soma » Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:11 pm

There seems to be more and more anime being made into live action in the west, and now a live action Cowboy Bebop film has been announced in that film producer Erwin Stoff is developing for Fox. The film is only in the very early stages, so not much info has been announced.

Full article: http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/20 ... ent-at-fox

So what do you guys think, do you think its going to be a good or bad idea, and who do you think should be cast to play the characters.

Personally if its kept to the original concept I think this may turn out to be quite good, depending on s the script and the cast.
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#2 Post by Shad0w_Pr0phet » Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:27 pm

Theres probably going to be rediculous casting like the DB(Z) movie like dakota fanning as spike >.<

However its more workable then DB(Z)
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#3 Post by geren » Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:33 pm

yeah it sounds good..

not sure who could play faye though

i think Alexa Chung looks like a good faye
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#4 Post by Captain Kuchiki » Wed Jul 23, 2008 7:19 pm

I have to say, out of all the live action adaptions announced this one could probably work the best, IF they have a big enough budget.

However, judging from Dragonball.......keep away with a pointy stick.

But by saying 'staying faithful to the series' does that mean they're going to focus on Spike and Vicious? I think CB will hard when it comes to casting, as the characters have such concrete personallities....

Also, I can bet I'll want to strangle Ed's actress
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#5 Post by Old Git » Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:24 pm

Be interesting how they do Ed, a girlish boy or a boyish girl. American doesn't like gender bending. :scratch:

For Spike you need someone who can do the movie with a grin, yet still persuade when the serious stuff kicks in.

What about Ein? Better be a welsh corgi or there'll be a riot! :evil:
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#6 Post by Captain Kuchiki » Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:29 pm

Old Git wrote:Be interesting how they do Ed, a girlish boy or a boyish girl. American doesn't like gender bending. :scratch:

For Spike you need someone who can do the movie with a grin, yet still persuade when the serious stuff kicks in.

What about Ein? Better be a welsh corgi or there'll be a riot! :evil:

Hell yes! I don't care how much of the budget they have to waste, it has to be a welsh corgi!
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#7 Post by tachikoma » Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:32 pm

Ein will be one of Paris Hilton's chihuahuas muwhahaha :lol:
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#8 Post by Old Git » Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:39 pm

Don't even joke about that. I shall not have it. :evil:
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#9 Post by Ryu Soma » Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:50 pm

tachikoma wrote:Ein will be one of Paris Hilton's chihuahuas muwhahaha :lol:


Didn't they all commit suicide then she got Butters :wink:
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#10 Post by Captain Kuchiki » Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:58 pm

I'd kill myself if I had to put up with Paris Hilton....

We should contact the producer and ask him, if he says no....we shall kill him
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#11 Post by rubium » Sun Jul 27, 2008 12:23 am

sounds ace, the only thing i have about the idea is who they would potentially have lined up to play the roles but other than that it sounds fantastic cant wait to see it :)
*thinks lohan as faye* ughh :shock:
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#12 Post by CastorTroy81 » Fri Aug 01, 2008 8:37 pm

Ebenezer Scrooge was a weak minded lightweight.
He broke after only a few hours of brainwashing!!!

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#13 Post by Old Git » Fri Aug 01, 2008 8:51 pm

Oh fuck please no. :el:

Charisma. Must have charisma! :smurf:
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#14 Post by rubium » Fri Aug 01, 2008 8:56 pm

OH SWEET LORD NO! :evil:
who sat in on that pitch?...ridiculous they are only in the planning stage and they've already messed it up >.<
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#15 Post by Howard Beale » Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:42 pm

As I mentioned on t'other AC, Keanu Reeves = tree.

Still, I can't really think of anyone who'd be able to pull off Spike convincingly. Pfft, just cast Christian Bale and be done with it. And then get Phillip Seymour Hoffman as Jet and we'll be well away. Sure, neither of them look like their respective characters but they both kick arse so it's fine.

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