Mexican actor Iñaki Godoy will star in the live-action adaptation and flesh and blood characters of the hit manga and anime “One Piece“what are you preparing Netflix.
Netflix announced this Tuesday in a statement that Godoy will give life in this series to the character of “Monkey D. Luffy”.
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Iñaki Godoy has previously appeared in series such as “Who Killed Sara?” (2021) and in films like “Courage, youth!” (2020).
“What emotion to share with you this news and what pride to be Mexican. I AM GOING TO BE THE KING OF PIRATES !!!”, he wrote on his Instagram account. “I’m going to give him all the desire in the world“he added.
Godoy will be joined in the cast of “One Piece” by Mackenyu (Roronoa Zoro), Emily Rudd (Nami), Jacob Romero Gibson (Usopp) and Taz Skylar (Sanji).
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The Japanese Eiichiro Oda, the creator of the manga “One Piece” that later gave rise to the anime series of the same name, is listed as executive producer of this new project.
“We have decided on this cast after many discussions with people from all over the world!” Said Oda. “It will take us a little longer to make this series, but we will continue to do our best to deliver a show that we are sure everyone will enjoy!”
The story of “One Piece” follows in the footsteps of Luffy in his adventures with a group of pirates. The manga began editing in 1997 and the series premiered in 1999.
The television and animated adaptation of “One Piece” it has become a worldwide phenomenon with almost a thousand episodes already broadcast.
In addition, “One Piece” has fourteen animated films.