'Scott Pilgrim'As production continues with "Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World," director Edgar Wright continues to keep fans posted with photo updates on his personal website, and now on a new website for the film that launched this weekend.

In the first post on the brand new "Scott Pilgrim" website, Wright offers up a video journal that addresses -- among other topics -- the physical side of making the film. While fans are treated to shots of the cast and crew training, there's also a glimpse of Michael Cera and quite a bit of actor Chris Evans, who plays skater-turned-actor Lucas Lee -- including a shot of Evans showing off one of his production battle scars. (Check out the full video after the jump.) Read More...

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Mark WebberIf there's one thing the characters in Bryan Lee O'Malley's "Scott Pilgrim" series like to do, it's rock out -- so it makes heaps of sense that director Edgar Wright would want his cast members well-versed in the appropriate skills. As we learned recently, they'll be recording with Radiohead and Beck producer Nigel Godrich, and in addition to growing his hair out, "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" actor Mark Webber told MTV News the cast has been getting some training from a few other outside sources.

"You're going to really see me jamming out," Webber told MTV News. In the film, the "Broken Flowers" and "Whiteboyz" star will be playing the role of frontman in lead character Scott Pilgrim's band, "Sex Bob-Omb." Read More...

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'Scott Pilgrim'"Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World" director Edgar Wright continues to be the best source of visual updates from the set of his much-anticipated adaptation of the Bryan Lee O'Malley series. A few weeks back, we got our first look at the assembled members of Sex Bob-Omb, Scott Pilgrim's band, and now we have a few more music-themed shots from Wright's website to whet fans' appetites for the film.

Among the recent shots worth a call-out here is a picture that looks to be pulled directly from the comic, featuring the band relaxing in a bedroom (possibly the bedroom of Mark Webber's character, Stephen Stills), as well as a nice shot of the Sex Bob-Omb logo and their "Lame Brand" instruments. There's also a semi-blurry show of what looks to be Ellen Wong's character, Knives Chau, hanging out during a band practice session. Read More...

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'Scott Pilgrim'Last week, we heard a bit more news about the much-discussed action scenes in "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World," Edgar Wright's live-action adaptation of Bryan Lee O'Malley's series, and this week we get our first peek at a few more cast members on the set of the film. Unlike previous weeks, however, the new photos of Michael Cera (Scott Pilgrim), Alison Pill (Kim Pine), Kieran Culkin (Wallace Wells) and Chris Evans (Lucas Lee) don't come from Wright's daily photo blog, but were found on a Canadian celebrity news site.

The four photos were posted on Canadian Tabloid, and offer the first in-character look at Culkin and Pill. You can check out both of those photos after the jump, but the set would seem to confirm a recent announcement by O'Malley (via Twitter) that principal photography for "Scott Pilgrim" would begin this week. [UPDATE: The photos have been removed from this post at the request of the filmmaker.] Read More...

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Scott PilgrimWith the "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" cast hard at work with director Edgar Wright in Toronto now, details about how the much-anticipated adaptation will look are finally starting to trickle out. Right now, the world knows that Wright will be using computer-enhanced effects in the insane "Scott Pilgrim" fight scenes, but very few people have been privy to what is actually going to end up on screen. However, actor Mark Webber, who plays Scott Pilgrim's bandmate Stephen Stills, is one of those people.

"Back in October, [Edgar] whips out his laptop and he shows me a rough sequence of one of the fight scenes, staged out with just some stunt actors," Webber told MTV News. "I have such a hard time describing it other than that Scott's character was flying through the air, and when there was a kick, there was -- stuff! But it looked so realistic." Read More...

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'Whiteout'One of the more intriguing adaptations that's been floating around comic book movie circles the past few years is the often-delayed Antarctic murder mystery "Whiteout," created by Greg Rucka and former Splash Page cover artist, Steve Lieber. Originally scheduled to hit theaters in early 2008, the film was ultimately pushed back to a current release date of September 11 of this year.

And while fans anticipating the film have made do with the sporadic-at-best "Whiteout" teaser posters and "Whiteout" publicity stills, it certainly hasn't soured Rucka's excitement for the upcoming adaptation. In fact, the writer is hoping that the film spawns a possible franchise.

"We’ve always thought that Carrie [Stetko]’s story had three parts," Rucka told MTV News. "The third one -- which was always going to be the last one -- addresses the idea of how this woman who has had this very intimate relationship with Antarctica ends up leaving." Read More...

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'Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World'In the ongoing debate over how much of "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" will be animated, actor Mark Webber seems to be in agreement with creator Bryan Lee O'Malley in his assessment that "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" won't rely too heavily on animation. Speculation that director Edgar Wright will be experimenting with heavy doses of animation initially caught fire when actor Brandon Routh commented that "Scott Pilgrim" would blend "live-action with hand-drawn animation."

"I am under the impression now that there's no animation -- it's a live-action film," Webber told MTV News. "Any of the motion capture and green-screen effects are going to be to accentuate the realism that we're going for." Read More...

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We've been seeing lots of partially-obscured cast photos and hints as to what fans can expect from the madcap fight scenes for "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" lately, but very little -- short of a recent report tying Beck and Radiohead to the production -- has been seen in regards to the comic's main element: the music. Until now, that is.

"Scott Pilgrim" director Edgar Wright has posted some all-new images from the set on his photoblog featuring Scott Pilgrim's band, Sex Bob-Omb, and rival musical ensemble, The Clash At Demonhead.

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After the jump, we've got more band pics from the much-anticipated film. Read More...


'Scott Pilgrim'The title character of "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" may play with a fledgling indie garage band in Bryan Lee O'Malley's comics, but director Edgar Wright's new movie is going to give the band, Sex Bob-Omb, a huge production upgrade. The "Scott Pilgrim" movie will be getting one of the music industry's elite names, Radiohead and Beck producer Nigel Godrich, to step in and produce music for the band, which will be comprised of several cast members, including Michael Cera and Mark Webber.

"One bit of new info I can put out there, I hope I can put out there, is I’m going in today to record with Nigel Godrich, which is major," Webber recently told Vulture. "It’s an indication that, on every level of this film, it’s pretty much the best of the best of the best working with it." Read More...

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Michael Cera in 'Scott Pilgrim'Quickly becoming one of the next most-anticipated flicks of 2009, “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” features Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Chris Evans and a half-dozen other Hollywood up-and-comers in an adaptation of the comic book series by Bryan Lee O’Malley. Directed by the one and only Edgar Wright, "Scott Pilgrim" filming is getting underway, cast photos are hitting the 'Net on an almost daily basis, and the breakout star from “Juno” and “Superbad” seems confident that it’s his next big hit.

“I'm excited to do it; definitely excited,” Cera said of the flick, which casts him as a 23-year-old guy who has an eye for Winstead’s Ramona Flowers, but must defeat her seven evil ex-boyfriends with martial art moves in order to win her love and affection. “I love the comics.” Read More...

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