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Scott Pilgrim Anime Bringing Back The Movie Cast

Way back in January 2022, we reported the exciting news that the comic book series Scott Pilgrim Vs The World was getting an anime series on Netflix. The six-volume series has previously been adapted into the cult 2010 Edgar Wright movie of the same name and the show has now officially been ordered to series

As previously announced the series is being co-produced and animated by Science Saru, the studio behind Devilman CrybabyRide You Wave and a contributor to Star Wars Visions. The series is being co-written and exectuve produced by the comic's original creator Bryan Lee O'Malley alongside BenDavid GrabinskiAbel Gongora is dirceting and Eunyoung Choi is producing. Edgar Wright is an Executive Producer alongisde his regular producing partner Nira Park.

The series follows twenty-something slacker and bassist Scott Pilgrim and his life in Toronto. When he falls in love with the enigmatic Ramona Flowers, he must defeat her seven Evil Exes in combat in order to win the right to date her.

It has now been revealed that the cast of the live-action film will be returning to reprise their on-screen roles. Confirmed are Michael Cera (Scott Pilgrim), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Ramona Flowers), Satya Bhabha (Matthew Patel), Kieran Culkin (Wallace Wells), Chris Evans (Lucas Lee), Anna Kendrick (Stacey Pilgrim), Brie Larson (Envy Adams), Alison Pill (Kim Pine), Aubrey Plaza (Julie Powers), Brandon Routh (Todd Ingram), Jason Schwartzman (Gideon Graves), Johnny Simmons (Young Neil), Mark Webber (Stephen Stills), Mae Whitman (Roxie), and Ellen Wong (Knives Chau).  Additional cast will be revealed at a later date.

"We’re getting the band back together!" O’Malley and Grabinski said. "Cera and Winstead, Bhabha, Culkin, Evans, Kendrick, Larson, Pill, Plaza, Routh, Schwartzman, Simmons, Webber, Whitman and Wong. A stellar cast, perfectly assembled by Edgar Wright. And, with Science SARU leading the phenomenal animation, we couldn’t ask for a better team for this adventure. We can’t wait for fans and newcomers alike to see what we and our partners at Science SARU have been cooking up. It’s going to be a wild ride."

"One of the proudest and most enjoyable achievements of my career was assembling and working with the dynamite cast of Scott Pilgrim," Wright adds. "Since the film’s release in 2010 we’ve done Q&A’s, remembrances and charity read throughs, but there was never the occasion to reunite the whole gang on an actual project. Until now… Original creator Bryan Lee O’Malley, along with writer BenDavid Grabinski have conjured up an anime series of ‘Scott Pilgrim’ that doesn’t just expand the universe, but also…well, just watch it. I’m more than happy to announce that I have helped coax the entire original cast back to voice their characters on this epic new adventure. You are in for a treat."

Anamanaguchi who composed music for the Scott Pilgim Vs The World video game will be creating original music for the series.