'Scott Pilgrim vs. The World' Blu-ray Dated and Detailed

Posted Wed Sep 22, 2010 at 08:00 AM PDT by

The critically-acclaimed action/comedy based on Bryan Lee O'Malley's hugely popular graphic novel will rock Blu-ray this November!.

Universal Studios has just announced 'Scott Pilgrim vs. The World' for a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack on November 9.

In the movie, cutting-edge filmmaker Edgar Wright ('Hot Fuzz,' 'Shaun of the Dead') directs Michael Cera (Juno, Superbad) and an incredible ensemble cast in the story of a charming, unemployed bass player who discovers that in order to date the girl of his dreams, he must first battle her seven super-powered, evil exes.

'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' slayed critics of every generation with its highly stylized visuals. The New York Times’ A.O. Scott raves “You may want to see it again as soon as it’s over.” Jeremy Smith of “AintItCoolNews” calls the film “Wholly original. There’s never been a movie like it” and Rossiter Drake of the San Francisco Examiner pronounces it a “bold, brilliant spectacle.” 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' is “far and away the funniest movie of the summer,” according to the Orlando Sentinel’s Roger Moore, and Peter Travers of Rolling Stone calls the film “a breathless rush of a movie that jumps off the screen, spins your head around and then stealthily works its way into your heart. It’s a game changer.”

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Audio commentary with Director/producer/co-writer Edgar Wright, co-writer Michael Bacall and author Bryan Lee O'Malley; Technical Commentary with director/producer/co-writer Edgar Wright and director of photography Bill Pope; Cast commentary with Michael Cera, Jason Schwartzman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ellen Wong and Brandon Routh; Cast commentary with Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, Kieran Culkin and Mark Webber; Trivia track; Deleted and alternate scenes with commentary from Edgar Wright; Scott Pilgrim vs. the Bloopers; Behind-the-scenes photo galleries including Edgar Wright's photo blog; and Galleries: production photos, art galleries and marketing concepts.

Exclusive to the Blu-ray will be: U-Control: Storyboard picture-in-picture; Insider documentaries; Alternate footage: A special look at alternative edits to the film; Pre-production: A look inside the film's pre-production process including storyboards, pre-visualizations, animatics, motion capture tests, rehearsal footage, casting tapes, hair/make-up tests and more; The Music of Scott Pilgrim vs. the world: including four complete music videos and video remixes from legendary DJ Osymyso; Visual effects; Sound work;Adult Swim™: Scott Pilgrim vs. The Animation; Scott Pilgrim vs the Censors: TV-safe version; Behind-the-scenes production blogs by Edgar Wright from the set of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World; Trailers and TV spots; Pocket Blu; and BD-Live.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Scott Pilgrim vs. The World' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under November 9.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Blu-ray)
Hot Fuzz (Blu-ray)
Shaun of the Dead (Blu-ray)
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