The script for Netflix’s live-action “One Piece” season 2 has been completed and production may begin as early as 2024.
Key details: Marty Adelstein, CEO of Tomorrow Studios, the production company behind the new “A piece‘ series, narrated Variety That “[they’ve] scripts ready” for season 2. Studio president Becky Clements noted that production would only begin after SAG-AFTRA strike is solved.
Time frame expectation: Clements said production could start as soon as next year, adding: “Realistically, hopefully in a year, if we move very quickly, and that is a possibility. We could be ready for air anywhere from a year to eighteen months.”
Season 2 is still up in the air: Despite this news, however Netflix has not yet made an official announcement on whether the show will go ahead or not. The series is over a critical and great successsurpassing “Stranger Things” and “Wednesday” to become the top show in more than 84 countries within three days of its release.
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The series, a live-action adaptation of the popular manga and anime of the same name by Japanese mangaka Eiichiro Oda, also received great ratings on review aggregator websites such as Rotten tomatoes.
They are hopeful: Clements maintains a positive outlook on the future of the live-action “One Piece,” revealing to Variety that they were told they “exceeded expectations.” Meanwhile, Adelstein believes Netflix is still “looking at different situations about how many episodes they do” and suspects they’ll hear about it in the coming weeks.
“There seems to be a big push to keep this going and to come up with a long term strategy. So we’re just waiting for that,” he said.
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