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With the Scooby-Doo franchise having been round for over 50 years, it turns into more and more troublesome for every new iteration of the Thriller Inc gang to face out. Nonetheless, Scoob! actually distinguishes itself by incorporating characters from different Hanna-Barbera properties, however as Zac Efron, the voice of Fred Jones, sees it, the film additionally does justice to the general Scooby-Doo mythology by displaying how these crime-solving teenagers and their speaking canine turned a household.
Right here’s what Zac Efron needed to say about how Scoob! chronicles Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scoob-Doo coming collectively as adolescents:
This factor is taken again to the very, very starting. So Shaggy, we get to see just a little boy meet a homeless pet and are available collectively to kind probably the most dynamic duo in animated historical past. And you realize, we see the chums start their journey within the Thriller Machine. I believe that’s a incredible origin story, it’s actually enjoyable. As a Scoob! fan, I’m excited to see it, I’m excited to share it with the world… We want Scooby. Scooby’s such factor on this world.
Zac Efron delivered the above feedback whereas talking with jwebtv about Scoob!, including that one of many issues that attracted him to the undertaking was director Tony Cervone, who clearly cared for the fabric. So whereas Efron grew up as a Scooby-Doo fan, he acknowledged that Cervone’s ardour was leagues past him, making it extremely lucky that he was the one helming this tackle the Scooby-Doo mythology that pulled from all types of corners.
After all, Scoob! doesn’t mark the primary time we’ve ever seen Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby collectively as children; all of us keep in mind A Pup Named Scooby-Doo and the flashbacks from Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, proper? Nonetheless, each individual has a primary Scoob-Doo undertaking they watch, and if there are children (and even perhaps some adults) on the market who’re being launched to those characters via Scoob!, right here they get an origin story and large crossover combined in with the standard mystery-uncovering antics.
Together with Zac Efron as Fred Jones, Scoob!’s Thriller Inc lineup contains Frank Welker reprising Scooby-Doo, Will Forte as Shaggy Rogers, Amanda Seyfried as Daphne Blake and Gina Rodriguez as Velma Dinkley. However that’s simply the tip of the Hanna-Barbera iceberg, because the film additionally options Mark Wahlberg as Blue Falcon, Jason Isaacs as Dick Dastardly, Kiersey Clemons as Dee Dee Sykes, Ken Jeong as Dynomutt, Tracy Morgan as Captain Caveman.
Initially supposed to be a theatrical launch, Scoob! is now out there to lease or buy on VOD, and don’t overlook to learn CinemaBlend’s overview of the film. You may as well preserve observe of what films are nonetheless set to hit the massive display screen later this yr with our 2020 launch schedule.