Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is an extremely successful and legendary graphic novel that has been successfully adapted to the world of gaming and film. If you want more from Scott and co, you’ll be happy to hear that an animated series is being developed to come to Netflix.
According to information from The Hollywood Reporter, Scott Pilgrim will once again be adapted for the screen. This time in the format of an anime series that is being developed by Netflix and by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group that is in charge of productions such as The Umbrella Academy Y Chucky.
One point to keep in mind is that the project is only at an early stage of development and has not yet received the green light. So, the proposal is being developed to send it to Netflix and have the company order a full season.
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The detail that will surely make fans happy is knowing that Bryan Lee O’Malley, creator of Scott Pilgrim, is taking over this production as a screenwriter and executive producer. The creative will work hand in hand with BenDavid Grabinski, executive producer of Afraid of the Dark?, famous Nickelodeon anthology series.
In the production team he is also accompanied by people who worked on the film adaptation of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. We say so since Edgar Wright and Nina Park will executive produce alongside Marc Platt, Jared LeBoff, Adam Seigel and Michael Bacall.
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The animated series of Scott Pilgrim it will be an anime
Now, if this is a western franchise and your creative team is packed with Westerners, why is it said that it will be an anime series? What happens is that the studio in charge of its animation will be Japanese.
The intention of Netflix and UCP is for the Scott Pilgrim series to be animated by Science Saru. It is an animation studio founded in February 2013 by director Masaki Yusa. In its active time, this company has had the opportunity to work on series such as Super Shiro, Ping Pong the Animation Y Eizouken ni wa Te o Dasu na!.
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Even if you don’t watch anime, you probably know Science Saru’s work. We say so since Masaki Yuasa founded the company after Cartoon Network invited him to animate the episode. Food Chain from Adventure Time. So if you watched this chapter, you are already familiar with the studio work.
And you, what do you think about this news? Does an anime by Scott Pilgrim? Do you think it will work? Tell us in the comments.
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