Netflix’s One Piece Reveals Behind the Scenes Sneak Peek and 6 New Cast Members

Netflix Geeked Week 2022 began today at 12pm EST, highlighting shows and features coming out for the rest of the year. Today, they shared behind the scenes sneak peek at the art concepts and sets for the live action One Piece, including a few of the many of the pirate ships coming to life. As well as announcing 6 new cast members.

Filming began earlier this year with the director of the first two episodes announcing filming has been completed for the first two episodes on May 8th. Next step is to edit the cuts. Filming location is in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

Filming is expected to last for about 30 weeks for the entire first season series, which leads up to the end of August or beginning of September. As of today, it will be Week 19 of filming. McKinley, the actor playing Arlong, posted a photo of his Arlong chair on May 30th, indicating filming was about to begin for his part of the series.

Here is some concept art that was shared in the video clip:

Even though IMDB says it is premiering on June 22, 2022, there has been no confirmed premiere date, but it is not likely to premiere until near the end of the year, or beginning of next year.

Here is the video clip:

Current confirmed One Piece Cast so far:

Iñaki Godoy as Luffy
Emily Rudd as Nami
Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro
Jacob Gibson as Usopp
Taz Skylar as Sanji

Jean Henry as Fullbody
Len-Barry Simons as Chu
Lindsay Reardon as Major Boodle
Amber Hossack as Moodie

So what do you think of the ships and casting choices so far? Let us know!

Sarah Leone

An independent artist who loves to mix things up between traditional and digital art. She has a love for all things anime, animation, and manga. Oh, and cats. Can't forget the cats.

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