A highly anticipated series has officially landed on Netflix, and fans are currently over the moon. At the same time, we are talking about a cult work here.
Netflix has great plans for its subscribers this November. On the series side, we were treated to season 6 of The Crown or the complete Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. But it is not finished. A new series has just been released today on the SVOD platform. We are talking about a work that left its mark on many people many years ago, and which is back in a new form. The wait is now over for fans.
The Return of Scott Pilgrim on Netflix
Do you know Edgar Wright? By name, perhaps not, but his filmography surely holds no secrets for some of you. We owe him in particular the Cornetto trilogy (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The Last Pub Before the End of the World), but not only. In 2010, he brought the adaptation of the legendary comic book Scott Pilgrim to the big screen. And contrary to what one might think, he did not use animation, but real shots. His success grew over time, and today, he is appreciated by a massive audience and has become a pillar of pop culture.
Scott Pilgrim is therefore back in the new Netflix releases of the week. This time it’s not about the film, but an animated series. It was revealed more than a year ago, and today it arrived in the catalog of the American giant. As a reminder, the show is written by Bryan Lee O’Malley, the author of the comics, and produced by the animation studio Science Saru (*text muted*man Crybaby, Inu-Oh). For those nostalgic, know that most of the actors and actresses from the 2010 feature film will reprise their roles in the Netflix series. We thus have in the cast Michael Cera (Scott Pilgrim), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Ramona Flowers), Brice Larson (Envy Adams), Aubrey Plaza (Julie Powers) and even Anna Kendrick (Stacey Pilgrim).
Bad news ahead
Scott Pilgrim Takes Flight is made up of eight episodes, each of which is around 27-28 minutes. The various trailers have been able to sell the series, and we can already feel the beautiful homage to the basic material. Moreover, the soundtrack will feature new compositions by Joseph Trapanese and Anamanaguchi. In short, don’t hesitate to devour it now on Netflix, especially if you have never had the opportunity to know this work.
If the Netflix catalog is very attractive at the moment, that does not prevent it from experiencing setbacks. Indeed, we have learned that the Shadow and Bone series will not return for a third season. Obviously, the intrigue was far from having come to an end, but nothing helps, the sentence has fallen. It’s even stranger when we know that a mobile game inspired by the show has recently seen the light of day. In any case, we must say goodbye to the magician Alina, and fall back on books. For fans, the pill is difficult to pass, but that will not change much in the fate of the Netflix series.