Netflix has shared a new image from its live Cowboy Bebop series, featuring killer clown Mad Pierrot from the episode “Pierrot Le Fou”.
A recently shared image from Netflix’s upcoming live-action Cowboy Bebop The series highlights one of the most bizarre villains from the original anime, who debuted in the episode “Pierrot Le Fou”.
Fans got their first glimpse of the live-action version of the overpowered killer clown Mad Pierrot as part of a series of preview images on Twitter. While the character retains her iconic Elizabethan-era top hat and ruffled collar, the Netflix series appears to have removed her round figure and umbrella, and added what appears to be makeup. Additionally, it looks like the theme park setting is returning for Spike’s climactic showdown with Mad Pierrot, as the top of an apparent merry-go-round and the last letters of a neon sign can be spotted in the back- plan.
Mad Pierrot is a clone that has been subjected to medical experiments allowing him to gain superhuman strength and speed as well as the ability to fly and summon a force shield. However, the procedure also caused her psyche to regress and her mental health to deteriorate, eventually forcing her to slaughter anyone responsible for her traumatic past. However, when Spike hinders his revenge, Mad Pierrot proves to be one of the bounty hunter’s most formidable enemies to date, despite his childish temper.
“Pierrot Le Fou”, the twelfth episode of the original anime, is often remembered by fans as one of the few episodes that deviates from the regular neo-noir genre of the series, and becomes something closer horror. The episode is also full of references and various inspirations, such as sharing its title with a 1965 film by legendary French New Wave filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard. In addition, Mad Pierrot’s outfits and manners seem to be inspired by several Batman villains like The Penguin and The Joker. The amusement park finale seems straight out The murderous joke graphic novel, with Bebop ‘the production company Sunrise having even worked on the years 1992 Batman the animated series.
Netflix Live Action Cowboy Bebop adaptation stars John Cho, Mustafa Shakir and Daniella Pineda play motley bounty hunters Spike Spiegel, Jet Black and Faye Valentine respectively. Other images from the upcoming series have also surfaced, including several stills that appear to be from the “Asteroid Blues” episode in addition to a handful of others featuring Spike, Jet, Faye and their adorable companion Corgi. , Ein.
Cowboy Bebop will stream exclusively on Netflix from November 19.
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