If there are two fundamental truths that life has taught us it’s: 1) Do good unto others, and you will be rewarded, and 2) Edgar Wright is a directing god. Wright is the director of the jaw-droppingly great Hot Fuzz, and this year’s just-as-good-if-not-better Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, set for a November 9th release on Blu-ray/DVD. And so we have a plethora of extras that more or less spotlight the innovative techniques used for the film’s unique style. While there’s not much in the form of Wright himself, the videos give us a sneak peek at what we can expect from the Blu-ray/DVD release. Check out the clips after the jump.
First up is a feature on the musical skills required by the actors – turns out Michael Cera is quite the guitarist:
Next up, several musicians, including Kevin Drew and Nigel Godrich, talk about coming up with the various songs sung in the film:
The next video, probably the best of them all, focuses in on the hefty stunt work employed in the film – check out the camera guy swinging around on a wire – Very cool:
Author Bryan Lee O’Malley talks about his involvement with the film:
I abhor blooper reels – they’re cheesy, and detract from the film experience – however, if you enjoy watching high paid actors crack themselves up, enjoy:
Finally, the cast talk about what it took to bring the characters to life – while I haven’t read the comics, it’s interesting to note the similarities between the comic characters and the actors portraying them: