Actor John Cho’s On-Set Injury Shuts Down Production Of Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’

Actor John Cho is thanking fans on Instagram for their well-wishes after he suffered a knee injury while on the set of the Netflix series Cowboy Bebop in New Zealand.  Cho tweeted: “‘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’s accident occurred while the actor was working on the last take of a scene. Cho was flown to Los Angeles after the incident for surgery and “extensive rehabilitation.” His injury is expected to shut down production of the series for seven to nine months, and a new filming schedule will be determined after Cho receives his prognosis. The 10-episode series is an adaptation of a Japanese animation series that focuses on a group of bounty hunters in space. 

Earlier this month, Netflix teased production of the series with a behind-the-scenes video, featuring Cho. The original series included 26 episodes and first aired in Japan from 1998 to 1999. The show developed a cult following and has been credited with introducing anime to a Western audience.

John Cho injured during ‘Cowboy Bebop’ filming, thanks fans for support as he recovers


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