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John Cho, a Korean-American actor known primarily for his role as Sulu in the current Star Trek franchise, was injured during the filming of Cowboy Bebop and production on the series was delayed.
The Hollywood adaptation of the Japanese cult anime is being produced by Netflix and was already in the recording phase, until the main star, Cho, was involved in an accident in the studios.
According to the portal Deadline, the actor injured had a serious injury to his knee while filming a fight scene that had been widely practiced.
As they were in New Zealand, the actor was quickly taken back to Los Angeles to undergo surgery and recover. In all, the star’s rehabilitation period is expected to take seven to nine months, and all recordings will be frozen during that period.
The new recording schedule has not yet been defined. At the moment, the priority is the artist’s health.
On social media, John Cho thanks fans for their affection and quotes “Water can flow or it can destroy”, a popular quote from Bruce Lee. On Instagram, he continues: “Thank you all for all the good you want. I’ll be back and flow soon. time!”
We wish Cho a great recovery.
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