Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" Director Edgar Wright on KCRW Today at 2:30 PST

Wed, August 4th, 2010 at 5:36am PDT

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Elvis hosts writer/director EDGAR WRIGHT (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Spaced) to talk about his new film Scott Pilgrim vs.The World starring Michael Cera and based on the comic book series by Bryan Lee O’Malley.

Edgar tells about his early influences and inspirations— from Ray Harryhausen to Sam Raimi; having been turned down by film school in the UK, his advice to budding filmmakers is to just go do it—or borrow it!; and he explains how he first came across the work of Bryan Lee O’Malley and its similarities to his own cult TV show Spaced.

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