The new trailer for Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim vs. The World has been “unlocked” this week as the movie’s Facebook page surpassed 100,000 fans over the weekend. As previously stated, this is one of my most anticipated movies of the year, but now that the sheer excitement of seeing the first trailer has faded a bit, I’m starting to wonder if this will be the movie I want it to be. I’m afraid of hyping it up too much in my own mind.
This second trailer shows a lot more of the characters including Kieran Culkin as Scott’s gay roommate Wallace Wells, Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) as Julie Powers, and Mark Webber and Alison Pill as the other two members of Scott’s band Sex Bob-omb. The visuals and action sequences still look like a blast, but the one thing that seems to fall a bit flat so far is the offbeat humour. Hopefully it can survive the transition from the page to the screen. Either way, this is a minor quibble about what is sure to be a pretty unique flick, and I certainly trust Edgar Wright to make it all work. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World hits theatres on August 13th; check out the trailer after the jump and see what you think.