It looks like Jamie Lee Curtis has settled on one of her first projects after the SAG-AFTRA strike wraps up, and it’s going to make fans very happy.
The 64-year-old Everything Everywhere All At Once Oscar-winner responded to fans saying that she would be the perfect match for the role of Dr. Kureha in the new live action adaptation of One Piece over at Netflix.
After a few weeks of an active campaign on social media, Jamie took to Instagram on Friday (September 22) to confirm that she was interested. Better yet, one of the showrunners also reacted to the post and made it pretty clear that she had an in!
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“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,” Jamie wrote alongside a photo of her compared to the animated character on the platform. The resemblance is really uncanny.
Matt Owens, one of the showrunners for the hit Netflix series, replied in the comments section.
“Mommy dearest, that’s why we sent you that figure! No need to lobby. Once we get what we deserve and get back to work let’s talk,” he gushed.
Since premiering, One Piece has been dominating Netflix’s streaming charts. It was also already renewed for a new season, and it sounds like it could come together quickly once the strikes are complete.