Cowboy Bebop Live Action Series in the Works

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The classic sci-fi anime Cowboy Bebopis getting a live-action TV series, according to Variety. Christopher Yost is reportedly writing a screenplay for the pilot under a deal between the anime's owners, Sunset Inc., and a consortium made up of ITV Studios and Marty Adelstein,

Cowboy Bebop follows the story of Spike Spiegel and his crew - a group of bounty hunters known as "cowboys." A feature film starring Keanu Reeves was announced in 2009, but never came to pass.

No release date for the series has been announced.