Scott Pilgrim Animated Series Heads To Netflix

An animated adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s hit graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim is heading to Netflix, co-writing and producing O’Malley.

Netflix breathes new life into Bryan Lee O’Malley’s hugely popular graphic novel series Scott pilgrim with an anime adaptation.

Through Hollywood journalist, the Scott pilgrim the animated series will be co-produced by Netflix and UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group which also helped bring The Umbrella Academy on the small screen. O’Malley will co-write and produce the show with BenDavid Grabinski, who served as showrunner for Nickelodeon’s Are you scared of the dark the comeback. The project does not yet have a full series order, but if it moves forward, O’Malley and Grabinski will also be featured.

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Animation studio Science Saru, known for their hybrid hand-drawn and digital animation style, is also joined. The studio debuted with an episode of Adventure time in 2014 and would end up working on highly regarded productions like The night is short, walk girl, Hands off Eizouken! and the Star wars animated anthology series Star Wars: Visions.

Scott pilgrim is perhaps best known for its film adaptation released in 2010 from director Edgar Wright. Michael Cera stars as Scott alongside a surprisingly star-studded supporting cast including Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Brandon Routh and Anna Kendrick. While Scott Pilgrim vs the world Underperforming on its first theatrical release, the film went on to achieve cult classic status and maintains a substantial fan base to this day. The cast gathered in 2020 for a virtual tabletop reading celebrating the film’s 10th anniversary.

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Notably, Wright and his production partner Nira Park will also receive executive producer credits for the anime adaptation. THR reports that “band members from the 2010 film are also available” for the series, suggesting that the actors who played Scott’s band members in Sex-Bob-Omb – Alison Pill and Mark Webber – may return to voice their lively counterparts. However, it could also indicate that singer-songwriter Beck, who wrote the songs for the fictional group, is returning to the franchise to provide even more original music.

Scott pilgrim was originally published between 2004 and 2010 as a six-volume black and white series. The video game-inspired video game follows the titular protagonist, an underperforming bassist who meets the woman of his dreams, Ramona, but must defeat his Seven Evil Exes in a deadly fight to date her. While the overall tone is largely light, the series has been praised for its exploration of relevant themes such as moral conflict and emotional honesty.

Scott Pilgrim vs the world is currently available to stream on Peacock. An Ultra HD Blu-ray version was released in 2021.

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Source: THR

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