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The Space Cowboys are Back! Headline News

Ingenuity Studios Has a Blast with ‘Cowboy Bebop’ VFX

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 11:23am

Studio shares visual effects breakdown reel showcasing rockets, explosions, fire and other action graphics replacement work they delivered across 516 shots on Netflix’s live-action sci-fi neo-noir adaptation of the famed anime.

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‘Blade Runner: Black Lotus’ Revisits the Iconic City of Neon Lights

The fifth project, but first series, in the epic ‘Blade Runner’ franchise tackles the grimy, gritty futuristic world of bioengineering with a female protagonist, Elle, who awakens in Los Angeles with no clue to her identity, now airing on Adult Swim’s Toonami and streaming on Crunchyroll.

The Space Cowboys are Back! Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Teaser

The countdown begins for the all-new action-packed space western featuring a scrappy, snarky crew of bounty hunters; starring Daniella Pineda, John Cho and Mustafa Shakir, series debuts globally on November 19.

The Space Cowboys are Back! Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Cowboy Bebop’ First Look Images and Release Date

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 23, 2021 at 8:27am

Live-action adaptation of the beloved sci-fi neo-noir anime, starring Daniella Pineda, John Cho and Mustafa Shakir, debuts globally on November 19.

Virtual Crunchyroll Expo Headline News

‘Blade Runner: Black Lotus’ Clip and Key Art Revealed

Adult Swim and Crunchyroll treated Virtual Crunchyroll expo fans to a thrilling opening sequence from the anime series reminiscent of the live-action ‘Blade Runner’ franchise; check out the clip featuring a song by Grammy Award-winning singer- songwriter Alessia Cara.

Comic-Con@Home 2021 Headline News

‘Blade Runner: Black Lotus’ Cast Revealed

Adult Swim and Crunchyroll set to debut first look at the highly anticipated new anime series, inspired by the ‘Blade Runner’ franchise, at the online Comic-Con@Home 2021 event on July 23.

Netflix Headline News

Netflix Announces Initial Cast for Live-Action Reboot of ‘Cowboy Bebop’

John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda and Alex Hassell join cast of the all-new live-action series based on the original Japanese anime series directed by Shinichiro Watanabe.

Anime Headline News

Adult Swim, Crunchyroll & Alcon Producing All-New ‘Blade Runner’ Anime Series

Sola Digital Arts to provide animation services; ‘Cowboy Bebop’ director Shinichiro Watanabe to serve as creative producer.

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Electric Dreams: John Nelson Talks ‘Blade Runner 2049’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 2, 2018 at 11:25am

The overall VFX supervisor riffs on witness cameras, bleak L.A. cityscapes and the super-secret digital recreation of Rachael in Denis Villeneuve’s mesmerizing ‘Blade Runner’ sequel.   

Short Films Headline News

Get Ready for ‘Blade Runner 2049’ with New Anime Short from Shinichirō Watanabe

Brand-new 2D animated short from the director of ‘Cowboy Bebop’ stands as a prologue to director Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated follow-up to the classic 1982 ‘Blade Runner.’

Pulcinella Awards Headline News

Italy’s Cartoons on the Bay Announces Winners of 2017 Pulcinella Awards

Italian-French co-production ‘Iqbal: Tale of a Fearless Child’ wins Pulcinella Award for Best Animated Feature; Switzerland’s ‘Ariadne’s Thread,’ directed by Claude Luyet, wins Best Animated Short.