You realize this movie doesn’t even have all the great lines in the trailer??
Universal has released individual posters for the seven evil Exes that Scott PIlgrim must battle in the upcoming Scott Pilgrim Vs the Worls movie. In case you don’t know them it’s Satya Bhabha as Matthew Patel, Chris Evans as Lucas Lee, Brandon Routh as Todd Ingram, Mae Whitman as Roxy Richter, Shota and Keita Saito as Kyle Katayanagi and Jason Schwartzman as the Gideon Gordon Graves.
Bryan Lee O’Malley tweets that SCOTT PILGRIM AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS is finished, and debuting July 20th, with a midnight signing in Toronto to kick it off. And director Edgar Wright intro’d a NEW CLIP from SCOTT PILGRIM during last night’s MTV movie awards — important placement for the great summer hope.
You know, we’ve been expecting that this thing will be awesome, and this just confirms it, but seeing it all laid out like that makes us wonder if the movie going audience — which has recently shown itself to be pretty reactionary and unadventurous — will really except a teenaged romance comedy with lots of fighting. Either the girls will love the romance and the guys will love the fighting…or the girls will hate the fighting and the guys will hate the romance like they usually do. More to the point, can Hollywood successfully MARKET a movie that has crossover appeal?
The big news from Oni’s panel yesterday was a license for Yo Gabba Gabba, the insanely popular show for young kids and those who think like them. PR below, although the creative team hasn’t been announced — maybe Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer, who write for the show, will be involved. W!LDBRAIN Entertainment, producers of […]
So there was a test screening of SCOTT PILGRIM VS THE WORLD last night, and many reviews are around the web. Months from release, do you really want to know all about it? If you do…click the link for an AICN scooper. If you don’t, here’s the conclusion of a generally AICN-level ecstatic review: I […]
Bryan Lee O’Malley points us to this still, : which was posted in a sly, slanted form by director Edgar Wright, and then photoshopped to look rectangular by /film. That’s (l-r) Michael Cera as Scott, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Ramona Flowers, Johnny Simmons as Young Neil, Ellen Wong as Knives Chao, Alison Pill as Kim […]
Director Jason Reitmangets a sneak peek at some early SCOTT PILGRIM footage and gets all misty eyed: It is a game changer for Edgar and the genre. It moves the speed of light and carries more unadulterated joy than Ive seen in recent cinema. SP does what everyone our age has been dreaming about: achieves […]
Bryan Lee O’Malley, Marc Guggenheim, Jamie Rich, Joelle Jones, Hope Larson…just a few of the people appearing at Oni’s booth. There will be signings, debuts and a talent search! Festering Romance By Renee Lott *Every copy purchased at the show comes with a free Director’s Cut Ashcan featuring an inside look at the cartoonists process […]
Over at CBR, the stupendously talented Brandon Graham (see above) talks more about how KING CITY went from purgatory at Tokyopop to publishing at Image: Graham released “King City” Vol. 1 in 2007 through American manga publisher TOKYOPOP, and gained an Eisner nomination for Best Writer/Artist – Humor in 2008. The company planned to follow […]
We forgot to pot this news, but everyone else did, but it’s still too good not to pass along: SALT WATER TAFFY, Matt Loux’s charming series about youthful adventurers, is going to run as a webcomic in addition to the regular printed versions: “When I was working on THE TRUTH ABOUT DR.TRUE, SALT WATER TAFFY […]
If you go to director Edgar Wright’s Daily Photo blog you can see lots of photos of the SCOTT PILGRIM movie cast training: training for kung fu, training for being in a band, training for wearing moon boots. The above shows Wright himself developing vegan powers. In a way, it’s the anti-WATCHMEN; instead of a […]