Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World"Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" hits theaters August 18, and it's pretty safe to say that there are a lot of people out there with the day marked on their calendars, eagerly anticipating the premiere of Edgar Wright's adaptation of the hit Oni Press comic book series.

From "Scott Pilgrim" creator Bryan Lee O'Malley to comic and film creator Kevin Smith, there's been no shortage of people heaping compliments on the film ahead of its release — no small achievement, given that many questioned whether the books' kinetic, manga-influenced vibe could ever be properly translated to the big (or small) screen. But that's exactly what happened, and now Michael Cera is set to play slacker hero Scott Pilgrim as he faces off against the evil ex-lovers of his new girlfriend, Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead).

While the cast is a veritable who's-who of young actors with serious cred in the geek scene, I managed to snag some time with one of the aforementioned evil exes as part of MTV's Summer Movie Preview Week to get some thoughts on the film and what we've seen of it so far. No stranger to comic book movies, Brandon Routh previously played the least-indie superhero of them all, Superman, before suiting up as Todd Ingram, the smug bassist with vegan superpowers who squares off against Scott in one of the story's biggest battles. Read More...

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Zachary LeviTaylor Lautner as Superman, Avatar Press suing James Cameron and the other makers of "Avatar" and Jessica Alba starring in an upcoming "Zatanna" adaptation from DC Entertainment — all three of those stories come to you courtesy of today's prank-infused April Fool's Day, and I even made that "Zatanna" one up off the top of my head. See how easy it is? The madness does not cease!

The dangers of April Fool's Day persist well into the afternoon here on the American east coast. In order to help you navigate the day without getting too much egg on your face, we're continuing our roundup of some of the funniest and cruelest fabrications currently lurking around the World Wide Web.

Is Michael Cera starring in "The Flash," or is it Zachary Levi? Is there a new exclusive donut-centric "Iron Man 2" action figure on the way? Hit the jump for answers to these questions and more! Read More...


Scott PilgrimFans of Bryan Lee O'Malley's "Scott Pilgrim" comic book series have been dissecting the new trailer obsessively since it premiered late last week, but when we first saw it, there were a few scenes ripped straight from the comic that really stuck out to us.

Sure, it's no surprise that director Edgar Wright seems to be paying the Oni Press series lots of respect in his adaptation, but how closely certain shots appeared to mirror their comics counterparts should be a nice bonus for fans. We've compiled our five favorite straight-from-comics moments from the trailer, and put them side-by-side (well, top-and-bottom, actually) for comparison.



The first "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" trailer hit the 'Net last week, and it's been all anyone can talk about since its arrival — especially Splash Page readers!

I asked you to send us your 140-character reviews of the trailer via Twitter, and now I've finally had a chance to round up a bunch of them to post on the site. Responses seemed to range from "pretty good" to "OMG!!! GREATEST TRAILER EVAH!!!" so it's safe to say that readers trended toward the positive when expounding on the highs and lows of our first look at Edgar Wright's "Scott Pilgrim" movie.

However, rather than try to summarize them, I've compiled a selection of some of my favorite responses from last week's reader-reaction survey. Read More...


The first official trailer for Edgar Wright's "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" arrived online today, and to the surprise of absolutely nobody, it was a complete knockout.

Here at Splash Page, we've been foaming at the mouth for any glimpse into this cinematic world that we could possibly get -- today, we got a lot, and it was most assuredly an epic epic of epicness!

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After the jump, we've selected five of our favorite moments from the newly released trailer. After reading, make sure to head to the comments section and let us know what your favorite moments were! Read More...


Scott PilgrimI knew something was up when "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" director Edgar Wright posted a trio of mysterious messages on Twitter today.

"Wait. What's that? (looks into distance)," he wrote around 11 AM EST, adding just a few minutes later, "(squints) Ah. I guess it was just a mirage or something."

What he was hinting at was the debut of the "Scott Pilgrim" teaser trailer just a few minutes ago on Apple Movies. While we can't embed the trailer here for you (Boo to you, Apple! Boo!), we do have a few new images that were released along with it. Read More...

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By Sujay Kumar

Before Scott Pilgrim battles the world, his finest hour will hit bookshelves.

Today, Oni Press released the cover of the final installment in Bryan Lee O'Malley's hit comic book series and announced that "Scott Pilgrim Vol. 6: Scott Pilgrim's Final Hour" will hit shelves on July 20, 2010.

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The grand finale to the award-winning series will feature 248 pages of "evil-ex butt-kicking in the easily digestible digest format" and bring a conclusion to the story of Scott Pilgrim's fight against the seven evil-exes of Ramona Flowers. Read More...

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Scott PilgrimWith rave reviews from early screenings and an official release date in sight , director Edgar Wright's highly anticipated adaptation of "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" has finally received its first theatrical poster.

[UPDATE: Official images of the poster can now be found on the "Scott Pilgrim" movie website.] has posted the first glimpse of the poster from this year's ShoWest (currently taking place in Las Vegas, NV). The poster features Michael Cera's Scott Pilgrim playing his guitar, with the slogan "An epic of epic epicness."

Created in 2005 by Bryan Lee O'Malley, the "Scott Pilgrim" series has become one of the most popular independent comic book series of all time. The story follows Scott Pilgrim — "a slacker, hero, and a part-time bassist" — who must face the seven "evil exes" of his dream girl, Ramona Flowers. Read More...


DESCEarly screenings of "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" have prompted nearly universally positive responses from fans, including the film's latest supporter: Kevin Smith. The "Cop Out" director is the latest to see "Scott Pilgrim" and, thankfully, he was very happy with what he saw.

"That movie is great," the filmmaker told The Film Stage. "It's spellbinding and nobody is going to understand what the f--- just hit them. I would be hard-pressed to say, 'he's bringing a comic book to life!' but he is bringing a comic book to life."

Smith went on to praise the cast of the film, including the "adorable" Ellen Wong as Knives Chau and Michael Cera as Pilgrim himself. Read More...

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Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World"Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World" hits theaters this August, and though we have yet to see the first trailer for the film, early reviews have been overwhelmingly positive — giving fans of Bryan Lee O'Malley's comic book series a lot to look forward to when Edgar Wright's live-action adaptation finally arrives.

We already know the film will feature some significant, creator-endorsed differences from its source material, so when MTV News caught up with Wright (one of our "10 Filmmakers to Watch In 2010"), we picked his brain about where the books and film will part ways, story-wise.

"I think Bryan O’Malley is a very smart guy, and he can understand what an adaptation is," said Wright. "He read every draft of [the script]. With the last draft, me and Michael Bacall sent him every 20 pages ... and so he pretty much understood that doing a straight adaptation of the books was kind of impossible." Read More...

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