Posts Tagged ‘Scott Pilgrim’
Posted by LiveFor on March 25, 2010
Looks way cool!
Meet charming and jobless Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera). A bass guitarist for garage band Sex Bob—omb, the 22—year—old has just met the girl of his dreams…literally. The only catch to winning Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead)? Her seven evil exes are coming to kill him.
Genre—smashing filmmaker Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) tells the amazing story of one romantic slacker’s quest to power up with love in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Scott Pilgrim has never had a problem getting a girlfriend. It’s getting rid of them that proves difficult. From the girl who kicked his heart’s ass—and now is back in town—to the teenage distraction he’s trying to shake when Ramona rollerblades into his world, love hasn’t been easy. He soon discovers, however, his new crush has the most unusual baggage of all: a nefarious league of exes controls her love life and will do whatever it takes to eliminate him as a suitor.
As Scott gets closer to Ramona, he must face an increasingly vicious rogues’ gallery from her past—from infamous skateboarders to vegan rock stars and fearsome identical twins. And if he hopes to win his true love, he must vanquish them all before it really is game over.
Due out on 13th August
Call me Ishmael
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Posted by LiveFor on March 17, 2010
ComingSoon spotted the poster for Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim adaption at ShoWest.
The film is due out on 13th August.
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Posted by LiveFor on February 8, 2010
Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Joel Edgerton will star in “The Thing,” Universal’s prequel on the shape-shifting alien who terrorizes a group of people in a remote facility. Any news to do this film fills me with excitement and trepidation.
The 1982 John Carpenter-Kurt Russell is an all time classic and one of my favourite films. It is, of course, a remake of 1951′s “The Thing From Another World,” directed by Howard Hawks. All take inspiration from a 1938 short story, “Who Goes There?”.
Matthijs Van Heijningen is directing the latest movie, which was written by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) and Eric Heisserer.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead has starred in Death Proof, Live Free or Die Hard, Sky High, Final Destination 3 and is soon to be Ramona Flowers in Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim vs The World.
Joel Egerton played Luke Skywalker’s adoptive uncle, Owen Lars, in the Star Wars prequels. He has also been in King Arthur, Kinky Boots, Smokin’ Aces, The Square and Animal Kingdom. He is also Australian so I’m assuming Sam Worthington wasn’t available.
I posted the details of the various characters a while back (beware of spoilers to the plot if you check them out)
Winstead will play a Ph.D. candidate who joins a Norwegian research team in Antarctica after it discovers an alien ship in the ice. When a trapped organism is freed and begins a series of attacks, she is forced to team with a blue-collar mercenary helicopter pilot (Edgerton) to stop the rampage. Details of the characters below.
[KATE LLOYD] In her late 20s to early 30s, pretty, bright-eyed, intelligent, she’s a graduate of Columbia and a Ph.D. candidate in paleontology (the study of prehistoric life). On the recommendation of her friend Adam Goodman, Kate is tapped for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity by Dr. Sander Halvorson to join his research team in Antarctica, where an extraordinary discovery has been made. Upon arrival, Kate soon finds herself at odds with Halvorson about how best to proceed with the discovery — an alien spaceship with a mysterious and sinister frozen THING found nearby — specifically whether to transfer the specimen undisturbed to a more appropriate facility for analysis, or, per Halvorson’s wishes, to drill into the specimen’s ice encasement for a definitive tissue sample.
[SAM CARTER] In his early 30s, rugged, handsome, blue-collar, he’s a helicopter pilot with a private charter service that transports personnel and supplies from McMurdo Station to remote research sites across Antarctica. Carter is a mercenary. He flies when he wants, where he wants, and he flies for one reason: money. But his resourcefulness, experience and get-it-done mentality make him indispensable. Arriving at Thule Station, he is the first to suspect something strange and dangerous is going on. Trapped there by faulty equipment, he becomes an unlikely ally of Kate’s — he reminds her (in temperament) of her father, now deceased, also a pilot.
There’s 10 years difference between the two so I don’t think they’ll be going for the father / daughter vibe in the film, which I think is a shame as it have made a great dynamic for the film.
Still not convinced this is going to be good, but part of me really wants it to be.
A March 15 start date in Toronto is planned. I just hope they get Kurt Russell to do a cameo by having his voice heard on a radio between the two camps and they better set it in the 80s like the original.
Posted in Action, Film, Horror, news, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Tagged: Eric Heisserer, Joel Edgerton, John Carpenter, kurt russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Matthijs Van Heijningen, news, ronald moore, Sci-fi, Scott Pilgrim, sequel, The Thing | 1 Comment »
Posted by LiveFor on January 30, 2010
“Flight of the Conchords” co-creator James Bobin has decided to sign on to direct Disney’s new Muppet movie.
Tinto Brass (Caligula) is planning what he calls the world’s first-ever 3D pornographic production says The Hollywood Reporter.
Sam Raimi may direct a new feature based on the pulp tales of The Shadow.
Pierre Morel has said he would like to do the Dune remake in 3D.
John C Reilly and Tilda Swinton are to star in the adaption of Lionel Shriver’s We Need To Talk About Kevin. The novel follows a mother’s shock and horror when her son initiates a high school killing spree.
Kevin Williamson talks about Scream 4
Seth Rogen and Michelle Williams are set to star in the romantic drama Take This Waltz says Dark Horizons. The story follows a young woman (Williams) who struggles with her infidelities and the budding realization that she may be addicted to the honeymoon period of her relationships. Sarah Polley (“Away From Her”) directs.
Edgar Wright’s adaption of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World will be released on 13th August 2010 so will go head to head with Stallone’s The Expendables.
Danny Elfman is scoring The Green Hornet film starring Seth Rogen and directed by Michel Gondry.
Ryan Reynolds talks to the Deadpool screenwriters (“Zombieland” writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick) everyday.
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Posted by LiveFor on January 14, 2010
I love funny flowcharts like this. For those of you who are not sure who Michael Cera is he is the geeky guy who has appeared in Arrested Development and films such as Juno, Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, Superbad and most recently Youth in Revolt. Plus he is starring in Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim vs The World.
It could be said that he often plays the same character.
Source: Hollywood Elsewhere
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Posted by LiveFor on January 7, 2010
Finally some official photos for Edgar Wright’s adaption of the Scott Pilgrim comic books. I hadn’t really been fussed about this project even though I am a big fan of Mr Wright’s work. However, Michael Cera with the flaming sword photo above looks very cool. Looks like he is fighting one of Ramona Flowers evil ex-boyfriends.
The film also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Alison Pill, Brandon Routh and Jason Schwartzman.
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Posted by LiveFor on November 13, 2009
However, it is only for a Total Film Comedy of the Decade shoot presumably for Shaun of the Dead. Still we have Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim film to look forward to along with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in Greg Mottola’s Paul and Spielberg’s Tintin.
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Posted by LiveFor on September 10, 2009
There was a little bit of news this week that said Pixar where looking at Ant-Man as a film now that Disney and Marvel are one. I wondered what this meant to the Edgar Wright (Spaced, Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs The World) live action Ant-Man film that has been in development for a couple of years.
The good folks over at Chud wanted to clear this up so they emailed Edgar to see what was happening. This is his response:
“I am still attached to Ant Man and indeed am still working on a second draft with Joe Cornish. That had to take a back seat while I worked on Scott Pilgrim, but am keen to get back into it once I get into post.
I just spoke to Kevin Feige for the first time since I wrapped and we are meeting this week to discuss the next phase. It’s been something that I have worked on for over five years on and off. There’s even a treatment I wrote that dates even further back than that.
It’s true that the character is not considered one of the Marvel brand leaders and that is precisely what excites me about it. I want to make a film inside the Marvel Universe that is something a little different; a genre film within the superhero genre so to speak.
The news that Pixar is involved is not wholly accurate and a little premature to comment on. I love Pixar’s work more than anyone and indeed would love to collaborate with them.
I’m not sure though that they would want to do a ‘shrinking’ film as a Pixar animation – since Toy Story and A Bug’s Life already cover this territory to some extent. Am guessing that someone just speculated on the ‘bug’ angle and tried to put two and two together.
My spin on Ant Man is very different than a straight superhero origin – and very much live action.
At some point in this century, I intend to stop talking about it and make the damn thing.”
There you have it. All very vague, but that is the beauty of the internet for you. I would love to see Edgar’s live action Ant-Man film, but if he joined up with Pixar to make it that would be a different kind of cool.
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Posted by LiveFor on September 8, 2009
The recent Disney/Marvel deal is still making waves around the film world (check out some cool mashups). Now Entertainment Weekly have a certain rumour that is great yet sad at the same time:
“Pixar is said to already be eyeballing an ‘Ant-Man’ movie.”
The Ant-Man film has been mentioned over the years and most recently Director Edgar Wright (‘Shaun of the Dead’, ‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World’) has been developing the feature for Marvel and has written a script. Last July he even said he aimed to return to work on the screenplay after ‘Scott Pilgrim’ is done. That script was co-written with Joe Cornish and is not going to be an out and out comedy.
It was planned to feature both Henry Pym (as the 60s version) and Scott Lang as the modern day version.
However, with the possibility of Pixar being involved and the fact that head of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, has not mentioned the Ant-Man film recently suggests that Wright’s version has been put to one side. Mind you this is one little sentence with nothing to confirm it and it is purely supposition that Edgar Wright is off the project.
Another factor that suggests Wright may not be doing it is the fact he has said he will be working on a new film called Baby Driver – a wild spin on the action and crime genre which will be set in the U.S. Then there is the third installment of their “Blood And Ice Cream Trilogy” with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost called “At World’s End.
If Pixar were going to have a crack at an Ant-Man film I am sure it would be pretty amazing although it would not be as close to the knuckle as Edgar Wright’s film would be.
Would you want to see an Edgar Wright or Pixar version of Ant-Man?
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Posted by LiveFor on July 7, 2009
The cast watch blogs.
A look behind the scenes at he houses of Knives Chau (Ellen Wong) and Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead).
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