Edgar Wright recently posted this mash-up of Scott Pilgrim and Avatar: The Last Airbender on his blog. It's a great video and, as Wright points out in his post:
Fun Fact:Mae Whitman appears in both Scott Pilgrim as Roxy Richter and in The Last Airbender (animation) as the voice of Katara; one a nemesis and the other a friend.
Even better, Wright has a small exchange with the mash-up artist in the comment section. I can't help but think that must be a pretty amazing fan moment.
Earlier this week, Wright posted about The Matrix/Scott Pilgrim mash-up. There's been a lot of interesting fan art related to Scott Pilgrim this summer (I blogged about a Scott Pilgrim/The Venture Bros. mash-up over at LA Weekly last week) and it's nice to see Wright sharing some of the output.
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