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MIPCOM: Big Light Productions Gets Series Adaptation Rights for T.M. Logan Thriller ’29 Seconds’

Frank Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions, producers of The Man in the High Castle and Medici, has snatched up the adaptation rights to T.M. Logan’s hit novel 29 Seconds. Big Light will adapt the book as a limited drama series through the company’s first-look deal with ITV Studios partner Tomorrow Studios, which produced Netflix’s live-action Manga […]

‘One Piece’ Opens Big in Streaming Rankings

Netflix’s One Piece sailed to the top of the original streaming series rankings in its first week of release. Suits, meanwhile, maintained its grip on the top of the overall charts. One Piece, a live-action adaptation of the beloved manga and anime, delivered 1.31 billion minutes of viewing in the United States for the week […]

Jamie Lee Curtis’ Plea for ‘One Piece’ Role Leads to Response From Showrunner

Jamie Lee Curtis has her sights set on a specific role on Netflix’s One Piece, and the show’s team appears hopeful about making it happen. Curtis took to Instagram on Friday to address a growing fan movement pushing for the Oscar-winning performer to be cast as Dr. Kureha in the live-action project. Based on Eiichiro […]

‘One Piece’ Quickly Renewed for Season 2 by Netflix

One Piece isn’t going to be a one-off. Netflix has renewed the charming adventure series for a second season. Executive producer (and creator of the original manga) Eiichiro Oda said in video announcing the pickup on Thursday: “To the Straw Hat Grand Fleet: What did you think of Season 1 of the live-action One Piece? […]

10 Best Movies and TV Shows to Stream Over Labor Day Weekend

BBQs, pool parties, hiking, meals with family and friends. Or … or … you can forget all that and watch some great stuff on TV this Labor Day weekend. This is a list for those who choose the latter, a rundown of 10 worthwhile movies and shows now available to stream. The Flash — MaxWarner […]

‘One Piece’ Director Marc Jobst Talks Adapting the Best-Selling Manga and His ‘Daredevil’ Memories

From Daredevil and Luke Cage to The Witcher and now One Piece, Marc Jobst has quietly become one of Netflix’s most prolific directors. Born in Zimbabwe, the One Piece director/executive producer has now worked on seven Netflix series, and he has Luke Cage to thank in particular for this latest collaboration. In 2018, Jobst directed […]

‘One Piece’ Review: Netflix’s Live-Action Manga Adaptation Is a Delight

The series centers on a young, superpowered pirate captain who dreams of finding the ultimate treasure.

Why ‘One Piece’ Creator Changed His Stance on a Live-Action Adaptation: “I Realized Times Had Changed”

Eiichiro Oda, One Piece creator and executive producer on Netflix’s upcoming adaptation, says that he changed his mind about whether his long-running manga could get a live-action adaption after both technology advances and seeing Shaolin Soccer. In a rare interview with The New York Times, the Japanese artist behind the best-selling manga in history discusses how […]

Events of the Week: ‘One Piece,’ Stand Up to Cancer and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for One Piece, Stand Up to Cancer and Rotting in the Sun. Feeding America event Julie Bowen teamed up with Feeding America and North Valley Caring Services on Aug. 18 to distribute food and products from […]

‘One Piece’ Trailer: Iñaki Godoy Takes on the High Seas, Dangerous Rivals in Netflix’s Live-Action Series

Iñaki Godoy and his crew are setting sail on an adventure of a lifetime in the newly released trailer for Netflix’s live-action adaptation of One Piece. The eight-episode show, based on the popular manga series written by Eiichiro Oda, follows Godoy’s Monkey D. Luffy as he assembles a crew, finds a ship to sail and sets […]

‘One Piece’ Trailer: Iñaki Godoy and His Crew Set Sail in Netflix’s Live-Action Series

The trailer for Netflix’s live-action adaptation of One Piece, one of the best-selling manga series of all time, has officially arrived. The new footage of the eight-episode series debuted at Tudum, the streamer’s global fan event in São Paulo, Brazil, on Saturday. The show, based on the popular manga series written by Eiichiro Oda, follows Iñaki Godoy’s […]