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Old 03-30-23, 10:28 AM
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Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

Sorry if this should have gone in the Anime Forum, but it feels big enough to be in the TV one to me. Very excited to hear about this.
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Old 03-30-23, 10:31 AM
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re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

Awesome job getting back the (entire?) cast.
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re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

So are they just remaking the movie? A lot of those shots in the trailer looked familiar... but animated.
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re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

Originally Posted by Fielding Mellish
So are they just remaking the movie? A lot of those shots in the trailer looked familiar... but animated.
I mean, the band plays, Scott fights evil ex-boyfriends. What were you expecting to see?
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re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

I mean they're remaking the comic which the movie also remade, so yeah?
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re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

I wouldn't mind if the series was just a remake of the comic, because one thing about the comic (as opposed to Wright's film) was that Knives was clingy, insufferable, and annoying, while Ramona was mysterious and alluring. Anyone who watched the film first (like I did) wondered why Scott would dump Ellen Wong's delightful Knives in the first place and chase after the disinterested and aloof Ramona as Mary Elizabeth Winstead played her. Other than the fact that Knives was just 17, of course.

Never could figure out if that was great acting by Wong, making the character fun and interesting, or terrible acting because her portrayal was nothing like the character was originally created to be. Leaning towards the former (and not just because Ellen Wong is literally the coolest celebrity I've ever met in person by a mile), with Knives telling Scott "I'm too cool for you" at the end, making her a character that deserves better than selfish-ass Scott.
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It does make Scott come across as a selfish jerk, though, which is what he is (and what everyone around him aptly points out when they find out about Knives), so there's that.
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re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

BEHOLD THE TRAILER FOR SCOTT PILGRIM TAKES OFF! 🕹️ 💫 And now I’ll leave you alone forever 🤘🏻 A new anime series out November 17.


ABOUT
Scott Pilgrim meets the girl of his dreams, Ramona Flowers, but learns he must defeat her seven evil exes in order to date her. Then things get even more complicated. Based on the graphic novels by Bryan Lee O'Malley.

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off is coming soon to Netflix on November 17th.
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Re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

This comes out today. Alan Sepinwall issued a big, if nebulous, spoiler warning :
Today brings the Netflix premiere of Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, an eight-part anime, written by Scottís creator Bryan Lee OíMalley, and by BenDavid Grabinski, and itísÖ well, itís very hard to talk about in advance, because of the things OíMalley and Grabinski have added or changed from the comic book and film. I will say that I enjoyed the hell out of it, but I am, again, in the tank for this property by now. And if you are like me in that regard, I strongly suggest either watching the first few episodes as soon as possible, or staying off social media until you do.
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Re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

I watched the first two episodes. Sepinwall is right about the warning.

I will say that the voice acting is a bit of a disappointment, at least in these early episodes. Some of it comes off like a line reading more than a performance. Others are a bit better.
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Re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

Iíve only watched the first episode so far but had the same reaction about the voice acting.
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Re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

Pretty much every headline I've seen about this series today has spoiled the twist without even going to the article which is too bad.
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Re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

My wife and I watched the whole series today. Intended to just start it but once we did we just kept on going until it was over. We both liked it overall. Iím not familiar with the franchise beyond the movie and a little bit of the video game. Iíd like to read the graphic novels eventually.
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Re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

For much of the first episode I was like "they are running through this content really fast if they just want to do a straight retelling in the episodes that they have" but then out of nowhere. Unfortunate that the "twist" is all over the place but that's to be expected and hopefully will bring in people who didn't want just a straightforward remake.
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Re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

Originally Posted by fujishig
For much of the first episode I was like "they are running through this content really fast if they just want to do a straight retelling in the episodes that they have" but then out of nowhere. Unfortunate that the "twist" is all over the place but that's to be expected and hopefully will bring in people who didn't want just a straightforward remake.
It's so smart because it's nearly word-for-word dialog for episode 1, then it takes a sharp left turn. I'm half-way done and I'm loving it.
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Re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

I watched the first 3 episodes and I didn't care for it. I never read the source material, maybe this is closer. And what's the deal with Knives eyes, creepy. I really like the movie and this was a big disappointment.
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Re: Scott Pigrim Takes Off - Animated Series (Netflix) S: Cera, Winstead, K. Culkin, EP: E. Wright

Originally Posted by DeFan
I watched the first 3 episodes and I didn't care for it. I never read the source material, maybe this is closer. And what's the deal with Knives eyes, creepy. I really like the movie and this was a big disappointment.
The drawing style is closer to the source material but otherwise the plot of the comic is basically the same as the movie, this is more of a "what if"

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