Jamie Lee Curtis has her sights set on a particular position on Netflix’s One Piece, and the present’s staff seems hopeful about making it occur.
Curtis took to Instagram on Friday to handle a rising fan motion pushing for the Oscar-winning performer to be solid as Dr. Kureha within the live-action venture. Primarily based on Eiichiro Oda’s manga sequence of the identical identify, One Piece focuses on a boy named Monkey D. Luffy and his fellow Straw Hat Pirates amid their quest for the titular treasure.
“ONCE the STRIKE towards the greed of the AMTPT is SETTLED with a FAIR CONTRACT, I’ll foyer together with the rising fan frenzy to change into Physician Kureha in @onepiecenetflix,” Curtis captioned her submit.
This led Matt Owens, who’s the sequence’ co-showrunner alongside Steven Maeda, to jot down within the feedback part, “Mommy dearest, that’s why we despatched you that determine! No have to foyer. As soon as we get what we deserve and get again to work let’s speak!”
Curtis adopted up her preliminary remarks with a further submit that includes footage of herself in an media interview to advertise 2022’s Halloween Ends. Throughout the sit-down from roughly a 12 months in the past, the star identified that her daughter Ruby Visitor has inspired her to play Dr. Kureha, a gray-haired physician on Drum Island.
One Piece launched on Netflix final month and was swiftly renewed for a second season two weeks later. Oda’s assertion concerning the renewal included a touch on the casting course of for Dr. Kureha: “From right here on, it appears to me the Straw Hats will want an incredible physician… We are going to see!”