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One Piece Live-Action Season 2 Casting Call Reveals Ethnicity & Age Range Of Upcoming Characters

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The second season of One Piece live-action series has unveiled casting calls for seven new characters set to join the new season.

While these might not come as a surprise for the long-term fans of the manga and anime, the sneak-peek into the age and ethnicity of the characters will sure add an element of intrigue.

It was also revealed that casting calls for the new season have been underway throughout the first half of the year as the production team prepares for filming, scheduled to commence in June 2024. The second season is operated under the codename ‘Project Renaissance’.

Checkout the newly revealed characters, their ethnicity and age range below:

1. Princess Vivi

  • Looking for: Female
  • Age: 17-20
  • Ethnicity: Middle Eastern/North African or South Asian
Princess Vivi

2. Nico Robin

  • Looking for: Female
  • Age: 20-39
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic/Latino
Nico Robin

3. Smoker

  • Looking for: Male
  • Age: 25-35
  • Ethnicity: White
Smoker

4. Tashigi

  • Looking for: Female
  • Age: 20-29
  • Ethnicity: Asian
Tashigi

5. Miss Valentine

  • Looking for: Female
  • Age: 20-29
  • Ethnicity: White
Ms. Valentine

6. Mr. 5

  • Looking for: Male
  • Age: 20-29
  • Ethnicity: Black
Mr. 5

7. Crocus

  • Looking for: Male
  • Age: 65-79
  • Ethnicity: Open
Crocus

 One Piece live-action season 2 is set to premiere in 2025.

Season 1 of One Piece live-action adaptation premiered in Netflix on Aug 31, 2023.

The cast includes Iñaki Godoy, who portrays Monkey D. Luffy, Emily Rudd as Nami, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp, and Taz Skylar will play Sanji. Colton Osorio portrayed a young Luffy.

Furthermore, Peter Gadiot plays Shanks, Morgan Davies as Koby, Ilia Isorelýs Paulino as Alvida, Aidan Scott as Helmeppo, Jeff Ward as Buggy, McKinley Belcher III as Arlong, and Vincent Regan as Garp.

The other cast members include:

  • Alexander Maniatis as Klahadore
  • Steven Ward as Mihawk
  • Craig Fairbrass as Chef Zeff
  • Langley Kirkwood as Captain Morgan
  • Celeste Loots as Kaya
  • Chioma Umeala as Nojiko

It was previously revealed that the original Japanese voice actors will be returning to portray their characters for the Japanese dub of the live-action adaptation

The soundtrack for the live action, titled “Wealth, Fame, Power,” is composed by Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli, best known for their work on “The Witcher“.

Netflix is exclusively streaming the series, produced by Tomorrow Studios, a partnership between producer Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios.

Source: What’s On Netflix

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