For Now, It’s Scott Pilgrim Images vs. The World

Universal Pictures has released its official preview for 2010, and with it come the first images from Edgar Wright’s upcoming comic adaptation Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. The Michael Cera led adaptation of the comic series by Bryan Lee O’Malley is one of the more highly anticipated films of the upcoming year — so much so that I wouldn’t be surprised if it makes it onto our upcoming list of the 25 Most Anticipated Films of 2010. I’m not trying to give anything away here, but you get the idea. More information below, including the official synopsis and the first photos. So far, Scott Pilgrim has a leg up on taking over the world, if you ask this writer.

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 fearsomely identical twins. And if he hopes to win his true love, he must vanquish them all before it really is game over. For more visit the film’s official website: Click the images below to enlarge.

Neil Miller is the Founder and Publisher of Film School Rejects. For almost a decade, he has been talking movies on television, the radio, and the Internet. As of yet, no one has stopped him.

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