The Hollywood Reporter journal reported on Friday that Netflix and Universal Studio Group’s Universal Content Productions (UCP) are growing an anime sequence of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim graphic novel sequence. O’Malley is writing the venture and serving as government producer with BenDavid Grabinski (new Are You Afraid of the Dark? sequence). If the venture will get a sequence order, O’Malley and Grabinski would even be the showrunners. Japan’s Science SARU (DEVILMAN crybaby, The Heike Story, Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) would animate the venture with its CEO Eunyoung Choi as producer and Abel Góngora (Star Wars: Visions‘ “TO-B1”) as director.

Edgar Wright, the director and co-writer of the 2010 live-action movie adaptation, may even be an government producer together with his producing accomplice Nira Park, the movie’s co-writer Michael Bacall, and Marc Platt Productions’ Marc Platt, Jared LeBoff, and Adam Seigel.

Scott Pilgrim is the story of a 20-something Toronto indie rocker’s adventures in getting and retaining jobs, avoiding being kicked out of his condominium, and surviving encounters with the seven evil exes of the brand new woman on the town on whom he has a crush.

Wright had hinted in 2020 that there have been “some plans to revisit the material in an animation way. […] We’ve been talking with Bryan and with Jared for a while [about]: What if we did something with the books in anime form? It’s being discussed as we speak.”

O’Malley revealed the unique Harvey Award-winning, manga-influenced Scott Pilgrim graphical novel sequence from 2004 to 2010. The Scott Pilgrim vs. the World movie opened in 2010, and it spawned the “Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation” brief from Titmouse that very same yr. Ubisoft Montreal additionally developed Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game in 2010.

O’Malley contributed an unique cowl illustration to the March 2008 concern of Viz‘s Shojo Beat journal. The concern included an interview with O’Malley, an artwork tutorial, and a brief four-panel comedian by him. In 2018, Anime News Network interviewed O’Malley about his work and his manga influences.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter