Fans of both the legendary actress Jamie Lee Curtis and the popular anime One Piece have reason to celebrate. Curtis has officially stated her desire to work on the live-action adaptation of the famous anime series for Netflix.
Jamie Lee Curtis, well known for her performances in Halloween and Knives Out, has been a devoted fan of One Piece. With the recent announcement of a 2nd season for the Netflix adaption, many wondered if Curtis would play Dr. Kureha, Tony Tony Chopper’s mentor. Curtis herself has now affirmed her desire for the role, saying, “ONCE the STRIKE against the greed of the AMTPT is SETTLED with a FAIR CONTRACT, I will lobby along with the growing fan frenzy to become Doctor Kureha.”
The desire of Jamie Lee Curtis to be a part of the One Piece universe is not new. She stated her admiration for Eiichiro Oda’s work even before the live-action adaptation was revealed. She jokingly asked for the role on her social media account earlier this year, but her recent statement implies a serious commitment to joining the One Piece cast.
There is a chance that Jamie Lee Curtis’ love for One Piece could bring an exciting new addition to the live-action series, creating even more hype around this eagerly awaited adaptation, as fans anxiously await new developments.