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Scott Pilgrim Takes Off This November

Scott Pilgrim
is a best selling series of graphic novels that were adapted into the cult 2010 movie Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. Now, the movie's director Edgar Wright, original comic book creator Bryan Lee O'Malley and Japanese animation studio Science Saru are teaming up to bring Scott back to our screens in an anime for Netflix.

As previously established, the vast majority of the live-action cast would be returning to voice their animated characters. This includes 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). 

"There is still a group email with the entire cast on it, that’s been going since 2010" Wright said. "I was happy to be able to reach out to everyone with the news that we had finally come up with a way to continue the adventure. Seeing (and hearing) everyone come back to their roles has been a true pleasure."

"It’s hilarious. It’s emotional. It’s visually stunning. The action scenes will blow your mind. And there might be a few surprises along the way”, O'Malley added.

The new teaser gets us our first look at the series's visuals -which look like a pretty perfect adaptation of the comics. It also reveals the show's official title is Scott Pilgrim Takes Off and that the series will launch on November 17. The series will span eight episodes.

The story follows the titular twenty-something slacker who falls in love with the mysterious and enigmatic Ramona Flowers. He soon learns that in order to date Ramona he must first defeat her seven evil exes.

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off is written by Bryan Lee O'Malley and BenDavid Grabinski, with the pair also acting as showrunners. It is directed by Abel Gongora and is executive produced by  O’Malley, Grabinski, Wright, Marc Platt, Jared LeBoff, Adam Siegel, Michael Bacall, Nira Park and Eunyoung Choi.

The series will also feature new music by Anamanaguchi, who composed the original music for the Scott Pilgrim Vs videogame. 

Check out the teaser trailer, below.