The producers of the series have also shared the reason why they have added some changes to this story.
Scott Pilgrim and Ramona Flowers in the Netflix series
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The Scott Pilgrim franchise enjoyed a rise in popularity thanks to an excellent video game and the 2010 film Scott Pilgrim vs the World, today considered a small cult gem with a surprising cast led by Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead in their roles as Scott and Ramona Flowers respectively.
13 years after that film, Scott Pilgrim confirmed the arrival of an anime series that they previously assured was not a direct adaptation of the original comics by Bryan Lee O’Malley. Well, in an interview with BenDavid Grabinski and O’Malley himself, producers of this new anime, they have revealed some more details about these changes and which led them to include them.
The producers of Scott Pilgrim Takes off trust the fans of the franchise
According to Grabinski, the decision to make small changes and not turn this production into a faithful adaptation of the original material is mainly due to the fact that it is “a waste of time” to recreate “in parts” what we have already seen before, making it clear your preference for prioritizing new content.
The main objective of this production for Gerbanski is nothing less than surprise fans and exceed expectations that are deposited in this series made up of 8 chapters. Besides, Gerbanski and O’Malley feel these changes will not be unwelcome.What’s more, they consider that Scott Pilgrim fans have always been very loyal to everything related to the franchise.
One of the changes that have been announced has to do with Ramona Flowers, one of the most important in comics and Scott Pilgrim’s great romantic interest. In this anime, the girl will work as a Netflix DVD delivery girl, a nod to the streaming platform and a somewhat different job from that of an Amazon delivery girl, her original job in the comics.
Scott Pilgrim series coming to Netflix next November 17 and has already presented its trailer to the world. Another detail of great interest to fans is that the main cast of the film he directed Edgar Wright They have taken care of dubbing the characters they played in the 2010 feature film.
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