Netflix is creating a “Scott Pilgrim” anime sequence, Selection has confirmed with sources.
The present could be produced by UCP. Bryan Lee O’Malley, who created the “Scott Pilgrim” graphic novel sequence, would write and govt produce the anime model together with BenDavid Grabinski. The pair would additionally function co-showrunners.
Science SARU would supply the animation. Eunyoung Choi of Science SARU will produce with Abel Gongora onboard to direct. Edgar Wright, who was behind the movie “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” would govt produce alongside Nira Park, Marc Platt, Jared LeBoff, and Adam Seigel of Marc Platt Productions in addition to Michael Bacall.
Netflix declined to remark.
The graphic novels adopted the titular Scott, a slacker and bassist dwelling in Toronto. He falls in love with a lady named Ramona Flowers, however first should defeat her seven evil exes to allow them to date. Six volumes of the graphic novel had been revealed, with the newest dropping in 2010.
The movie model was launched in 2010. Michael Cera starred as Scott with Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Ramona. The movie additionally starred Jason Schwartzman, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Allison Capsule, and Brandon Routh amongst others. The movie has achieved cult standing since its launch.
That is the newest Netflix anime mission to be introduced lately. The streaming large has beforehand introduced anime exhibits based mostly on fashionable properties like “The Terminator,” “Splinter Cell,” “Far Cry,” and “Military of the Useless.”
Grabinski most not too long ago developed the “Are You Afraid of the Darkish?” reboot for Nickelodeon. He’s repped by CAA, Kaplan/Perrone, and Bloom Hergott. O’Malley is repped by Fourward.
The Hollywood Reporter first broke the information of the anime sequence.