Since 1999, director Edgar Wright, along with actors Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and many others, have brought a generation’s comedic style to small and big screens. This style is often punctuated by parody, stealth puns, and geeky references...Show More Summary
Anna Kendrick certainly seems to be gathering quite the influential supporters. A couple months back, the Pitch Perfect actress shared with Net-a-Porter that the Marvel character Squirrel Girl had recently been brought to her attention when asked about her possibly joining the ranks of actor superheroes. Show More Summary
Edgar Wright has never been one to shy away from a good conversation about movies—either those directed by other people, or himself. And so, when the Baby Driver director caught a showing of his own Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World last night on British TV, he hopped on Twitter to live-tweet the movie, and answer people’s questions about the film. Show More Summary
Here at The A.V. Club, we’re pretty big on the movies director Edgar Wright has made with star and co-writer Simon Pegg—so much so that all three of them appear on our list of the best film comedies since 2000. And many of our readers...Show More Summary
What if one outstanding English director (Edgar Wright) directed other outstanding English director’s (Christopher Nolan’s) famous trilogy of films (The Dark Knight trilogy)? Parody mash-up of: Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World – Trailer #2...Show More Summary
As Marvel continues to make one hit film after another, working their way down the list of more obscure comic book characters, fans are eager to know who (if anyone) will end up playing the beloved but lesser-known superhero Squirrel Girl. Show More Summary
The director thinks it's time for his "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" star to get a crack at "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl."
Everyone else from Scott Pilgrim plays a superhero, so why not Kendrick?
Not too long ago, Anna Kendrick called “shotgun” on Squirrel Girl, the rodent themed Marvel comics super-heroine that started as something of a gag, but became an actual fan favorite. To be clear, Marvel has never announced plans to make Squirrel Girl (or any of the teams she’s been on, like the Great Lakes Avengers) […]
A little over a month ago, Pitch Perfect star Anna Kendrick expressed interest in playing the Marvel Comics superhero Squirrel Girl. Advised by her brother that the character perfectly fits her, Kendrick said she would probably be down to be half-squirrel if the opportunity arose. Show More Summary
Director Edgar Wright and Anna Kendrick hammer out their plan for a Squirrel Girl movie on Twitter, and it's something that must happen.
Having just touched on the DC Extended Universe—or, rather, a response to its recent output—it’s time for the the latest update from the Marvel movie industrial complex. Hey, it’s only fair/necessary, since superhero movies are all anybody talks about these days. Show More Summary
When you think of mash-ups, I bet Chris Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy and Edgar Wright’s kinetic take on Scott Pilgrim vs. The World are not what you’d think of as easy bedfellows. And yet, as this brilliant trailer proves, they’re pretty bloody great together. Read more...
The director recently compiled a list of his 1000 favorite films—'Throw Momma from the Train' included.
We’ve heard some stray rumblings over the years that Shrek 5 could be coming, and now those rumblings have turned into something a little louder and clearer. As Universal nails down the final details of their $3.8 billion deal to acquire DreamWorks Animation, the studio is making plans to release Shrek 5 in 2019. Show More Summary
Plus, a new Edgar Wright movie! Read more...
Edgar Wright's animated adventure Shadows will arrive in theaters sometime in 2019 along with the DreamWorks Animation sequel Shrek 5
It has been five years since Steven Spielberg teamed with Peter Jackson to bring the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé to the big screen in The Adventures of Tintin. The film was written by Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish, and starred Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg.... Show More Summary
There are a myriad of ways that we could compliment Edgar Wright. From his economical, near flawless scripts to his fast and fierce shooting style, you can spot an Edgar Wright film from a mile away. But one of the things I look forward...Show More Summary
A new Dungeons and Dragons movie is slowly rolling forward under the eye of director Rob Letterman (Goosebumps), and he may have just found his star in Ansel Elgort, who we’ll soon see as the star of Edgar Wright’s upcoming film Baby Driver. Read more...