Based on the information provided to Production Weekly, the show will shoot from April to September. Locations in New Zealand, Australia, Spain and Montreal have been scouted. With shooting due to start in April, it seems likely that we will start hearing news about casting soon.
The show's blurb has also been unveiled:
In a distant future where resources are sparse and space travel leads to new lawless frontiers, a pair of bounty hunters are in need of a big break. Begrudgingly teaming up with their competition, a small crew aboard the BEBOP find themselves chasing down a high profile target while avoiding mega-powerful businessmen and a violent crime syndicate.