Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The live-action miniseries Cowboy Bebop has suspended production after its star, John Cho, injured his knee.
Netflix announced this month that production had begun in New Zealand on its Japanese anime remake, which is about futuristic bounty hunters.
The Hollywood Reporter said Cho, 47, returned to Los Angeles to undergo surgery and rehabilitation after hurting his leg.
Filming is expected to resume in seven months to nine months.
"Our thoughts are with John and he has our complete support as he recuperates from this injury," a Netflix representative said.
The show is to co-star Daniella Pineda, Mustafa Shakir, Alex Hassell.