The main players of the 2010 cult favorite movie “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” are set to reunite in an upcoming anime series on Netflix. Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Aubrey Plaza, and other actors will lend their voices to the show.
Michael Cera will once again play the titular role in the “Scott Pilgrim” anime series, while the other co-stars will reprise their respective characters from the movie. The original story follows the adventures of a 22-year-old slacker and aspiring musician from Toronto (played by Cera), who has to defeat the evil exes of his girlfriend Ramona Flowers (played by Winstead).
The “Scott Pilgrim” anime series will be executive produced by Bryan Lee O’Malley, the creator of the graphic novel that inspired the original movie. BenDavid Grabinski will serve as showrunner. The series will also be animated by Science SARU and executive produced by Edgar Wright.
In addition to the main cast members, other stars from the movie, including Brie Larson, Anna Kendrick, Alison Pill, Jason Schwartzman, Ellen Wong, Mae Whitman, and Chris Evans, will also return for the anime series.
“We can’t wait for fans and newcomers alike to see what we and our partners at Science SARU have been cooking up,” O’Malley and Grabinski said in a press release. “It’s going to be a wild ride.”
“After much musing over the years about there being potential for an anime adaptation of ‘Scott Pilgrim,’ I’m thrilled to say one is IMMINENT, with the whole cast back together,” Wright tweeted Thursday, “and… you are going to lose your minds.”
Anamanaguchi will provide the music for the “Scott Pilgrim” anime more than a decade after the 8-bit music group scored the 2010 video game “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game.”
Netflix has not yet revealed a premiere date for the series.