John Cho, star of Netflix's forthcoming "Cowboy Bebop," recently suffered a knee injury that, according to several reports, resulted in a disruption of the series's production for seven to nine months.
Citing sources, the freak accident happened during the last hiring of a well-rehearsed scene.
According to Variety, 47-year-old Cho flew from New Zealand to Los Angeles, where "Cowboy Bebop" was filmed. Operation and comprehensive rehabilitation.
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The production had begun only a few days earlier, few episodes in the order of 10 episodes. [October 9, 2009] On October 7, Netflix announced the start of production by releasing a video with Cho. But after Cho's injury, the company made another announcement.
"We are with John and he has our full support as he recovers from this injury," said a Netflix spokesperson in a deadline statement.
The show will focus on Cho's character, Spike, the leader of a gang of bounty hunters chasing dangerous criminals and running away from the law.
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The series is a live-action adaptation of a popular Japanese animated series that ran for only 26 episodes but has gained popularity in the years since its release. The original show was highly praised by critics and fans alike.
No release date has been announced for the project, and a revised schedule is scheduled once Cho's recovery time becomes clear.
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Cho is known for starring Harold Lee in the film series "Harold & Kumar," Sulu in the films "Star Trek" and David Kim to play in "Searching".
"Cowboy Bebop" Also stars Alex Hassell, Daniella Pineda, Elena Satine and Mustafa Shakir.