Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a action comedy film co-written, produced and directed by . then we have people who are up and coming, like Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza and Brie Larson, and then there's complete unknowns as well".Based on: Scott Pilgrim; by Bryan Lee O'Malley. Anna Kendrick (born August 9, ) is an American actress who plays plays Stacey Pilgrim in the Scott Pilgrim vs. the World movie. She is actually older than Michael Cera, while Stacey is Scott's younger sister. She was earlier in a relationship with director Edgar Wright, whom.