Live-action adaptation, One Piece on Netflix, has been on the news for quite a while. We all know that the streaming giant, Netflix, is all ready to adapt the popular manga into a live-action show. The cast of the show is getting bigger every day. Finally, today the production updates a piece of good news on the show by casting Peter Gadiot as Shanks.
Fans are really looking forward to the adaption of One Piece. It is one of the highest-selling manga which outgrows the selling of manga like Dragon Ball, Golgo 13, and Naruto. More than 462 million copies were sold.
The manga develops around an alternative version of Earth, which is also in the middle of the ‘Golden Age of Pirates’. There’s only one goal of all the pirates to find out the treasure of One Piece that was left behind by the greatest pirate of them, all Gol D. Roger. But one young man finds the treasure of One Piece and declares himself the Pirate King. Steven Maeda and Matt Owens created the show together.
Now let’s find out more about Peter Gadiot as Shanks.
Peter Gadiot as Shanks on One Piece live adaptation
Peter Gadiot is playing the role of Shanks in One Piece on Netflix, who is also known as red-haired Shanks. Shanks is a legendary pirate and the childhood hero of Luffy. We can expect the portrayal of him when he was a young man. Recently Netflix Geeked shared a brief clip of Gadiot who officially announced the news, and that they have recently started the production in Cape Town.
Welcome aboard, Shanks. pic.twitter.com/UtBAR737ds
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) March 28, 2022
Other cast members who have joined the show before Gadiot are Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D Luffy, Mackenyu as Rorona Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp, Taz Skylar as Sanji, 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.
Other works by Peter Gadiot
Gadiot’s most popular Showtime drama series is Yellowjackets, where he is playing the role of Adam. His breakout role in Queen of the South before gaining attention as Cyrus on Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Matador, and Tut.
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— ONE PIECE スタッフ【公式】/ Official (@Eiichiro_Staff) March 28, 2022
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