“Scott Pilgrim Takes Off” has just unveiled its thrilling official trailer, promising an action-packed and visually striking reimagining of the classic battle of the exes narrative. Drawing inspiration from Bryan Lee O’Malley’s beloved graphic novel series, the anime series brings back the original cast from Edgar Wright’s 2010 live-action film adaptation.
The trailer kicks off with Scott Pilgrim, the 23-year-old bassist of ‘S*x Bob-Omb’, daydreaming about Ramona Flowers, a captivating rebel delivery girl he’s recently met and fallen head over heels for. Ramona, having recently relocated from the bustling life of New York City to Canada, quickly captures Scott’s attention at a party. The montage progresses with Scott’s interactions with Ramona, culminating in his bold decision to ask her out on a date. However, the revelation that he must face her seven formidable exes to win her heart sets the stage for an epic homage to the iconic Mortal Kombat theme from the 1990s.
This trailer masterfully sets the tone for the series, seamlessly blending with the electrifying combat sequences in “Scott Pilgrim Takes Off”. Its exhilarating soundtrack and dynamic visuals are sure to leave viewers pumped up with adrenaline. Additionally, the trailer pays homage to the original theme by having a narrator introduce the various Scott Pilgrim characters, echoing the style of the original material.
The preview suggests that the series will retain the signature old-school humor that endeared the original comics and films to a dedicated fanbase.
Returning to reprise their iconic roles are Michael Cera as Scott Pilgrim and Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Ramona Flowers. The ensemble cast includes familiar faces like Johnny Simmons (Young Neil), Mark Webber (Stephen Stills), Mae Whitman (Roxie), Satya Bhabha (Matthew Patel), Brie Larson (Envy Adams), Alison Pill (Kim Pine), Aubrey Plaza (Julie Powers), Kieran Culkin (Wallace Wells), Chris Evans (Lucas Lee), Anna Kendrick (Stacey Pilgrim), Brandon Routh (Todd Ingram), Jason Schwartzman (Gideon Graves), and Ellen Wong (Knives Chau). Netflix has recently released a video featuring this star-studded cast.
Anticipation is high for potential new characters to be introduced in the anime adaptation, expanding upon the original film’s roster.
“Scott Pilgrim Takes Off” is set to premiere on November 17, 2023, promising fans a thrilling ride through the beloved Scott Pilgrim universe with a fresh and dynamic anime twist.