Who is behind the clown everyone is talking about?

If anyone thought the live-animated series didn't work, they were wrong. one piece The saying “third time's a charm” proved true and after failure Cowboy Bebop year death note and Netflix, The adaptation of Eiichiro Oda's work went into style and broke records.

And this is a new series The premiere took place on August 31broke the previously held record Wednesday and The fourth season Stranger ThingsAnd it should be Number one on the most viewed platform in its first weekend in 84 countries At the same time, one more than the other two received…

Luffy and company managed to capture the attention of the whole world and became a mass phenomenon.. But there is a character who has been talked about since his appearance in the second episode of the series, and who, surprisingly, became the most popular among fansEven above his new hero: Buggy the clown.

And what is the reason that everyone is talking about him and after the second episode of the series aired, he became a character in the series? The answer is simple: The change they made to the original (the one from the anime) that we now see on screen gives it a bigger status and makes it a much more badass version.…

And who is Buggy the clown?

In the original series, Buggy, “The Star Clown” is the captain of the Buggy Pirates, a powerful pirate organizationadditionally One of the four emperors that rules the seas of the New World and former commander that can Separate your body parts to fight his enemies.

it is also The main antagonist of the Orange City arc and can be considered Secondary antagonist of the Logutown arcwho is one of the central antagonists of the saga Eastern BlueWhich, in time, he did became a very recurring character.

Although it seems at first A truly cruel pirate With an infinite hatred for Luffy, At heart, he is a pious boy and funny too. His comic side, in fact, means that many times, At the end they teaseDetracts from the real threat to the characters in the story.

However, for Netflix Live Action, The character of Buggy, played by actor Jeff Ward, has a twist to turn An evil enemy, more intimidating, dark and scaryTo make a weird joke without leaving the comic aspect of it.

On their official X.com account (formerly Twitter), they posted about the impact Buggy had on fans by asking them a rhetorical question… “Did I understand correctly? Do you really like Buggy?”.

But this was not the only publication on the social network. Taking advantage of the attraction, they made many other publications. one of them Battle scenes between heroes and Bugs He asks the fans Your favorite moment from episode two and emphasizes that “He may be a clown, but he's not kidding…”.

They also gave us a moment to see behind the scenes How the makeup team turns Jeff Ward into the clown of the moment…

Jeff Ward, the actor behind Buggy

Will be 37 years old (it will be December 30), Jeff Ward It seems that one of the roles in his life has fallen one piece When no one thought so…

American actor Since 2011, he started working regularly in the world of acting in TV movies, but it wasn't until 2017 that he got the role for which, until now, he is best known for Deke Show on the ABC series Agents of SHIELDwhich he played in 45 episodes until 2020.

Since then we have seen him in so many serials Hacks, Fresh cherry flavor year PEN15Three lesser-known plays, and in which he had no leading role. Now the bug has entered his life, and let's see if it doesn't serve to give him a significant boost For the future of his career…

As for the series, It looks like they've had success with the change and that the bug and that will be one of the big claims Keep up the success as always. We'll see what the episodes bring us and if, like in the anime, The clown everyone is talking about ends up being a recurring character. At this moment, what we have seen about him, we are already in shock…

Antonio Sanchez

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