Netflix Announces Scott Pilgrim Anime Series with the Original Cast

Despite being a box office flop when it was originally released, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World has garnered a cult status over the years. A lot of fans have started to wonder whether they will do a sequel or a follow-up project to revisit the film again with the same characters and actors.

Now, the reunion project that fans have been clamoring for will finally happen as Netflix has officially announced (via The Hollywood Reporter) that they are moving forward with a Scott Pilgrim anime series and they are bringing back the original cast from the film to voice the characters.

Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Satya Bhabha, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Brie Larson, Alison Pill, Aubrey Plaza, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman, Johnny Simmons, Mark Webber, Mae Whitman, and Ellen Wong are all confirmed to reprise their roles in the series.

Bryan Lee O’Malley, the author of the Scott Pilgrim graphic novels, serves as the showrunner, writer, and executive producer. Edgar Wright, who directed the film, and BenDavid Grabinski will also serve as the executive producers. Anamanaguchi is penning original songs for the series.

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"One of the proudest and most enjoyable achievements of my career was assembling and working with the dynamite cast of Scott Pilgrim. 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…," Wright said in a statement.

"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."

This is definitely exciting news for fans since a lot of them have been clamoring for a follow-up project and it is extra special that they were able to bring back the entire cast to do the voice roles. It is interesting to see whether the series will explore a different story or follow up on the 2010 film.

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For now, you can check out or rewatch the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, which is available to stream on Netflix.

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