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Mason Alexander Park’s’ defensible changes made to Cowboy Bebop in live action

Mason Alexander Park, the actor who took part in the controversy (because of how bad it is) a live-action project produced by Netflix and based on the multimedia franchise Bebop bó, participated in a recent interview outlining the reason for the character changes Management “Gren” Mars Elijah Guo Eckener, which he expressed as “non-binary character“.

Alexander commented on his recruitment to the cast: «I think it's rare for people to get it right when it comes to choosing queue identities to play and tell a great story. So it is said that an open queue requires such an iconic and queer coded role that strikes the scene with gender confusion outside the story [risas], it was very exciting for me …».

He also commented on “reception“From fans regarding his recruitment and he announced changes to the character:”The response from the fans has been overwhelming. With anything, it feels like a very mixed bag. People have very polarized opinions about what they like to adapt to any other format, which I understand perfectly. As a fan of many great franchises, I understand the connection you create as a member of the community with the original story and context by looking at it. Especially when there were tons of people who were excited about it, and who remembered watching the anime when they were younger, they heard the phrase “I'm two at the same time, and no” says Gren in the Cowboy Bebop ”anime. They felt very affirmed and seen, even though Gren's state in the anime is clearly, in context, rooted in an unfortunate event; it is rooted in trauma. But Gren found solace, perseverance and normalcy in his situation when we meet him, within the set».

I continue: «So a lot of fans, I think, understand the innovation of that, and were thrilled to see how we would take it a step further. And then it's clear that there are many people – especially people who do not queue, or who do not cross – who have little experience of the type of identity, which is dealing with the semantics of things. They say something like, “Well, this is Gren, and that's Gren. Grains cannot be non-binary. Gren does not cross ”. I also understand where that field comes from, especially if you do not have enough personal experience of the nuances of the genre. If you look at it in a very direct way, you can easily feel “This is not Gren, this is Gren.” And you really have to have some kind of experience with gender dysmorphia or gender confusion and play to understand the original concept of the character and where Gren is going now..».

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Finally, he commented on “impact“From this production of Gren to a modern audience:”I was excited. We were in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. I was thrilled to have the opportunity to work. But the recalibration feared how we would move towards the role. It seemed necessary to me. For me, as an artist, as a non-binary person, it was important to correct it. And get it right from the aspect of the interpretation and narration of the story, rather than just optics, like, “Do people think this is true for the original or not?” I think André Nemec, our show, was very concerned about Gren as an individual, and the impact that Gren's story will have on the new generation of LGBTQIA + youth. We wanted to make sure that it was an opportunity to correct some of the absurd mistakes in a movie like “The Crying Game,” which is based on the whole Gren theme. And also, correct some of the problems in the anime. I am very proud of what we have done. I am very happy to share it with people. And I’m excited that people have both versions out there, so the beauty of the adaptation. Our version of the program does not replace the original context or the original context. Just create an opportunity to do something a little fresh and new.».

Summary Cowbb Bebop

In 2071, mankind colonized some of the planets and peat in the solar system leaving the planet's now uninhabitable surface. Intersolar System Police try to keep the peace in the galaxy, aided in part by bounty hunters known as “Cowboys.” The motley crew aboard the Bebop spacecraft are two such people. The Spike balances Spiegel easily and gayly with his boisterous and pragmatic Jet Black partner as the pair survive chasing crocuses and collecting bounties. Deviation by adding new members they meet on their travels: Ein, a very intelligent and genetically modified Welsh Corgi; femme-fatale Faye Valentine, enigmatic trickster with memory loss; and weird computer boy Edward Wong – the team embarks on exciting adventures that unravel the dark and mysterious past of every little member.

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