John Cho's 'Cowboy Bebop' Set Injury Halts Production

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The live-action miniseries Cowboy Bebop has suspended production after its star, John Cho, injured his knee.

"'Water can flow or it can crash.' - Bruce Lee Thanks for all the well wishes everyone. Gonna be back and flowing in no time!" Cho tweeted on Friday.

Netflix announced this month that production had begun in New Zealand on its Japanese anime remake, which is about futuristic bounty hunters.

The Hollywood Reporter said Cho, 47, returned to Los Angeles to undergo surgery and rehabilitation after hurting his leg.

John Cho, Mustafa Shakir & More Join Netflix's Live-Action 'Cowboy Bebop'

John Cho, Mustafa Shakir & More Join Netflix's Live-Action 'Cowboy Bebop'

The new show is based on the 1998 anime series.

Filming is expected to resume in seven months to nine months.

"Our thoughts are with John and he has our complete support as he recuperates from this injury," a Netflix representative said.

 

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“Water can flow or it can crash.” - Bruce Lee Thanks for all the well wishes everyone. Gonna be back and flowing in no time!

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The show is to co-star Daniella Pineda, Mustafa Shakir, and Alex Hassell.

By Karen Butler

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.