Netflix confirms beloved film has bagged its own TV series – and will hit screens in just three months | The Sun

NETFLIX has confirmed a beloved film has landed it's own TV series.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World was a huge hit when it was released in 2010.

The film starred Michael Cera as the titular Scott, who meets the girl of his dreams Ramona Flowers, played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

However, if the mild-mannered indie rocker wants to date her, he must defeat her seven evil exes.

Now, the stars of the film are reprising their roles for the animated TV series, Scott Pilgrim Takes Off.

The teaser released by Netflix shows the characters in an anime-style, but kept any further details under wraps.

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However, it was previously revealed that alongside Michael, 35, and Mary Elizabeth, 38, the cast will also include Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, Jason Schwartzman, Satya Bhabha, Brie Larson, Alison Pill, Brandon Routh, Johnny Simmons, Mark Webber, Mae Whitman, and Ellen Wong.

Meanwhile Scott Pilgrim vs. The World director Edgar Wright will serve as executive producer, while creator of the original Scott Pilgrim graphic novels – Bryan Lee O'Malley – will serve as the show runner alongside BenDavid Grabinski.

The project was announced earlier this year and Edgar said at the time: "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…

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"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.”

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off will premiere on Netflix on November 17, 2023.

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