Posted onWritten byJessicaComments Off on Netflix Developing a ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Anime Series
Yes! Scott Pilgrim VS The World is coming back! This time in anime format. According to Variety, the streaming service is developing an anime series with Bryan Lee O’Malley, who created the “Scott Pilgrim” graphic novel series, and will write and executive produce the anime version along with BenDavid Grabinski. The pair would also serve as co-showrunners.
Science SARU would provide the animation. Eunyoung Choi of Science SARU will produce with Abel Gongora onboard to direct. Edgar Wright, who was behind the film “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” would executive produce alongside Nira Park, Marc Platt, Jared LeBoff, and Adam Seigel of Marc Platt Productions as well as Michael Bacall.
This is such exciting news! Mary is great friends with all the people involved in this project, so it would be really cool if they got the cast to reprise their character’s voices for the series, but time will tell. No word yet on the cast or release date so stay tuned for updates!
Posted onWritten byJessicaComments Off on Even More ‘KATE’ Interviews
After sharing some of the most recent ‘Kate’ interviews Mary did with the likes of GQ & Men’s Health, I wanted to add a few more here in case no one has read them. The first one is with The Hollywood Reporter where she talks about the film and hoping she’ll someday get her own Huntress spin-off (or series) & possibly appearing in Jurnee Smollet’s Black Canary film. As always, be sure to click the links provided to read the interviews in full.
On possibly appearing in Jurnee’s HBO Max Black Canary movie:
“If it came together in the right way, it would be so much fun,” Winstead shares. “I know that Jurnee [Smollett] is doing a Black Canary movie, which I’m so excited for. She’s amazing and she’s going to kill that, so I can’t wait to see where that goes. I don’t know if that’s going to involve Huntress or not, but I love that character and I love the version that we were able to create in Birds of Prey.
Which role was quite difficult given your skillset at the time?
I would say Gemini Man was harder for me because that was my first big step up in the action realm. I did a lot with Scott Pilgrim, which was also really hard. But I trained a really long time for that as well, and then had a bit of a break. I did action films, but I didn’t have as much stuntwork to do in them until like ten years later. And then I jumped into Gemini Man training, but I didn’t have as much time as I wanted to have to really feel like I was nailing it. So I did it, and while I hope I did it well, I was a bit stressed out from wanting to get it right. (Laughs.) And with all the gun work and choreography, and especially being there with Will Smith, I was just a little intimidated. But now, with Birds of Prey and Kate, I feel like a much different person in the action realm than I did with Gemini Man.
On when she plans to return to acting now that she’s a brand new mom to 3 month old son Laurie:
I’m just starting to look at stuff now, but I don’t really know when I’ll actually end up back on set. So I’m not rushing. I’m going to just do it when it feels right, but I am just now starting to read things at least. I’m giving five minutes here and there to at least open an email occasionally. (Laughs.) So yeah, I’m excited about what this new version of life will look like when it happens.
She also did another great interview with TatlerAsia and her co-star Miku Martineau. Here is the first question on what drew her to the role of ‘KATE’:
“I was instantly drawn to the idea of Kate when it was first brought to me and I knew that Jojo (Jonathan Eusebio, the stunt coordinator) and his stunt team were going to be involved so that instantly piqued my interest because I worked with them on Birds of Prey and I loved them so much and the idea of getting to continue that relationship is exciting. I was a little hesitant about doing more action because I was a bit tired and also kind of seeking a break, but then I read the script and it was so good, and Kate is such a great character. It’s something that felt more challenging than anything I’d ever done before on so many levels, physically as well as emotionally. Just going as far as the film goes was something that was really exciting for me and I couldn’t pass up on the opportunity.”
Mary on her love for Japan:
“I love Japan. We didn’t get to spend very much time there and it’s probably the ultimate place that I’d like to go back to as soon as I can travel abroad again. I’d like to spend more time in Tokyo but also explore beyond the city. It was just an incredible place to be.
“I ended up going to a little piglet café. Where else in the world can you just sit on the ground and have little piglets crawl all over you and cuddle them? (laughs) It’s just the most unusual thing to do there that you can’t do or see anywhere else. And the food, the sushi, you just can’t stop eating. It’s a beautiful and unique place that’s unlike anywhere else. I only got a tiny taste of Japan and it wasn’t enough.”
Posted onWritten byJessicaComments Off on Mini Gallery Update
Hello all! Just wanted to let everyone know I have updated the gallery a little bit with some old/new 10 Cloverfield Lane stills and a behind the scenes photo. I’ve also added in a new Dolby re-release poster of Mary as Ramona Flowers from Scott Pilgrim VS the World. Lastly, Clara McGregor, Ewan McGregor’s daughter, shared a photo on her instagram of Mary and Ewan together. You can view all the pics in the gallery or by clicking the pics below.
A small reminder that SPVTW is currently in Dolby theaters and if you’re able to, you can get tickets by going to the link here. Edgar Wright also tweeted that “some news” in regards to the film will be out soon.
Posted onWritten byJessicaComments Off on ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Re-Release Reminder and New ‘KATE’ Update
A couple of updates in regards to projects Mary has done and will be out soon: First up, as previously mentioned back in March, Scott Pilgrim VS the World will be re-released into AMC theaters in celebration of the film’s 10th anniversary last August. It was delayed (obviously) due to the ongoing pandemic. Be sure to get your tickets using the link HERE.
In other news, we got a small update on Mary’s upcoming Netflix action film ‘KATE’ via Collider. According to producer Kelly McCormick, she says the streaming service still plans to release the film later this year and it is still being worked on to be completed. You can see her give the update in the video interview below at the 9 minute mark:
Posted onWritten byJessicaComments Off on Dolby Cinemas to Re-Release ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Next Month
Director Edgar Wright has announced that on April 30th, North American theaters will begin playing a re-released version of 2010’s “Scott Pilgrim VS the World”. On top of that news, he also announced that a 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray DVD will be released soon. Universal has released a brand new trailer and poster which you can view below. Tickets can be purchased HERE.
Posted onWritten byJessicaComments Off on Even More ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Photos, Album Re-Release News and Interviews
A buuuuunch of Scott Pilgrim VS the World was shared today via Edgar Wright in celebration of the film’s 10 year anniversary. Check back soon for more pics! First and foremost, he shared a ton of behind the scenes photos and videos on Twitter which you can view here, but I uploaded all the ones featuring Mary into the gallery.
Edgar also revealed that ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. will re-release both Scott Pilgrim soundtracks! Nigel Godrich’s score get its first physical release, while a special edition OST features 24 mins of unreleased songs from Beck, Sex Bob-Omb & Brie Larson’s version of ‘Black Sheep’. A release date and further details will be announced soon, so stay tuned!
Finally, Edgar shared a new article from Entertainment Weekly where the cast looked back at filming the movie. I included some highlights of Mary and her love for the film, her character Ramona Flowers and more but be sure to read the article in full because it’s written so well and has so much amazing info! He also tweeted some other articles discussing the film’s soundtrack and another interview he did with Michael and Aubrey Plaza.
Mary on what she loves about Ramona:
What I liked about Ramona is that she’s not asking for the attention, it just kind of follows her around, whatever she does. She’s the reluctant femme fatale. She’s not trying to be this cool or anything, she just sort of attracts this attention, and it’s a little bit exhausting. It was cool to get to play what I guess people would see as this Manic Pixie Dream Girl, but to me that’s not what she was trying to be at all. She was just trying to figure herself out.
On training for the role:
The training was really intense. I was training for something like six months before shooting. I started training in L.A. on my own. I was training in Wushu, and different kinds of martial arts, and rollerblading, and all these different things. It was pretty unfamiliar. I had done a little bit [of stuntwork] here and there. Like, I got to throw a punch maybe in the Die Hard films. But nothing like choreographed fight sequences. That was a totally new thing.
On working with Michael Cera:
Michael was such a sweetheart. I just remember him being this real sort of gentle soul. I think he easily bonded a lot with Alison and Mark and all the whole Sex Bob-omb crew. When they were all together, it was a real kind of comedic energy. But when it was just me and Michael it was really quiet and sweet and I appreciated him so much, because he really made me feel at ease. I’d been in a lot of stuff but I’d never really been the female lead in a big studio film, so I was pretty nervous a lot of the time, and his energy was so sweet and I appreciated him so much for that.
Posted onWritten byJessicaComments Off on New ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Behind the Scenes Pics
Tomorrow August 13, 2020 marks the 10 year anniversary of Scott Pilgrim VS the World hitting theaters. In celebration of that, director Edgar Wright shared a bunch of behind the scenes photos of the cast when they were in rehearsal/filming the movie. I have uploaded the new shots of Mary (featuring Brie Larson, Ellen Wong and Alison Pill) into the gallery! Stay tuned tomorrow for even more photos, articles and new info on the original soundtrack Edgar will be revealing!
Posted onWritten byJessicaComments Off on Scott Pilgrim Vs the World Table Read
Mary Elizabeth Winstead reunited with her Scott Pilgrim Vs the World co-stars for a live read of the film in honor of its 10 year anniversary. The read through was to support Water For People, a non-profit organization to promote the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services for everyone. So far, over $16,500+ have been donated since the video was uploaded this afternoon. You can click the link above to donate and if you join the site’s Club 6 program to donate $6 every month, you will be entered into a raffle to win one of the drawings Bryan Lee O’Malley drew throughout the reading along with one Michael Cera drew.
You can get more info on their site and watch the script read-through with the cast below:
This was SO much fun to watch! I love how happy they all doing this and have remained friends all these years.
Posted onWritten byJessicaComments Off on Scott Pilgrim VS the World Virtual Reunion+ LDR Season 2 News
Tomorrow July 20th, the Scott Pilgrim VS the World cast will be reuniting virtually via Zoom at 1pm EST to hold a 10th anniversary table read of the film. Entertainment Weekly will be hosting the event in support of Water For People. The nonprofit organization is to support the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services. You can donate to Water for People by clicking here.
Mary will be joined by Michael Cera, Ellen Wong, Mark Webber, Alison Pill, Satya Bhabha, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, Mae Whitman, Brandon Routh, and Jason Schwartzman. They were joined by director/writer Edgar Wright, co-writer Michael Bacall and creator of the graphic novels, Bryan Lee O’Malley.
In other news, it is rumored that the majority of the cast from season 1 of Netflix’s Love, Death & Robots will be returning for season 2 including Mary. According to Finance Rewind, it is “expected that season 2 will release in March 2021, if not then somewhere in 2021 the upcoming season will be out. Most of the episodes of season 2 are completed and are submitted.”
No official release date has been announced by Netflix at this time, so all this is just speculation (for now).
LD+R is an American adult, sci-fi anthological animation television series created by Tim Miller.
Posted onWritten byJessicaComments Off on Mary Nominated for Hollywood Critics Choice; Scott Pilgrim Virtual Reunion
Entertainment Weekly has revealed that the ‘Scott Pilgrim VS the World‘ cast reunited remotely back in May to do a live-read of the film to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its release. In addition, the read-through was to benefit Water for People, a global nonprofit that helps people bring clean water and sanitation solutions to their communities for generations to come. They joined the Mosaic Challenge to benefit the Leadership Council COVID-19 Fund.
Cast members who participated were Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ellen Wong, Mark Webber, Alison Pill, Satya Bhabha, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, Mae Whitman, Brandon Routh, and Jason Schwartzman. They were joined by director/writer Edgar Wright, co-writer Michael Bacall and creator of the graphic novels, Bryan Lee O’Malley. EW hasn’t announced when they’ll release the script read-through with the cast, but most likely it’ll be released some time in August since the film originally came out on August 13, 2010.
And in case you missed it, it was previously announced by Edgar Wright that the film will be back in theaters.
In other news, it was also announced that Mary and the cast of Birds of Prey were nominated for a Hollywood Critics Choice Awards. In total, the film has six nominations and they are as follows:
–Best Picture –Best Actress (Margot Robbie) – Supporting Actress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) – Supporting Actor (Ewan McGregor) –Adapted Screenplay –Best Director (Cathy Yan).
The winners of the HCA Midseason Awards will be revealed on July 3, 2020.