Warner Bros. Getting A New Gang Together For ‘Scooby-Doo’ Live Action Reboot

Warner Bros. Getting A New Gang Together For 'Scooby-Doo' Live Action Reboot

There was once a time when Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini were deemed the right fit for a “Scooby-Doo” live action reboot. The results were actually pretty good (financially anyway), with the movie taking over $275 million worldwide. But by the time “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” came around (both movies penned by “Guardians Of The Galaxy” director James Gunn, FYI), audience interest had cooled, and the sequel committed the cardinal sin of earning less than its predecessor. And thus a movie franchise was dead. At least until now.

Warner Bros.—barely a week after Casey Kasem, the original voice of Shaggy, is in the ground—have announced a new live action reboot of “Scooby-Doo.” Randall Green will be tasked with writing the script that makes Fred, Daphne, Shaggy and Velma interesting for a generation who have no context of what a Mystery Machine is or what it does. But perhaps that’s the key because they can (hopefully) have a little fun with a format and characters that are somewhat dated, even as strong as they continue to resonate for those that grew up with them.

Thoughts? Tell us below. But if you need to remember what the 2002 movie looked like, here’s the trailer. [Deadline]

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im 15 i still love scooby doo

rodricqus scott

I think they should make a CGI animated movie like TMNT 2007


I would like to see Chloé Grace Moretz as Daphne Blake she has potential just like Sarah Michelle Gellar did when she brought Daphne to life


NOBODY– and I mean NOBODY (except of course the filmic genuises at Playlist)– felt that cast was a "right fit". In fact, that movie is the clinical definition of "miscast."

(NOTE: if your casting comment was satirical, please forgive my sarcasm, and understand how to create "tone". Pip pip, we're done here.)


For years I've wanted to do a Scooby-Doo reboot and I'm pretty bummed out that they beat me to it. There's a version of this movie that could be amazing, but I doubt they will do that.


Believe it or not, there's a LOT of kids that are still into scooby-doo, including my daughter big-time. Now, she's 11 years old and its starting to fade, so I'm not sure a new live-action movie will interest her much, but I bet it can still be successful with the right tone. I actually thought the two were pretty well done.


Christ, spare us.


The only three directors who I would be comfortable with would be Phil Lord & Christopher Miller and Edgar Wright.



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