It was revealed earlier this month that Will Forte had been set to voice Norville Ã¢â‚¬Å“ShaggyÃ¢â‚¬Â Rogers, while Gina Rodriguez would be voicing Velma Dinkley. The mystery-solving teens and their talking Great Dane Scooby-Doo first appeared half a century ago on the animated TV series Ã¢â‚¬Å“Scooby-Doo: Where Are You?,Ã¢â‚¬Â which was created by Hanna-Barbera and first aired in 1969.
Plot details of the movie involve the Scooby-Doo characters teaming up with other characters in the Hanna-Barbera universe to save the world from the evil Dick Dastardly.
Tony Cervone is directing Ã¢â‚¬Å“Scoob.Ã¢â‚¬Â His credits include Ã¢â‚¬Å“Space Jam,Ã¢â‚¬Â Cartoon NetworkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Looney Tunes Show,Ã¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated.Ã¢â‚¬Â Matt Lieberman (Ã¢â‚¬Å“Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the ChiefÃ¢â‚¬Â) wrote the screenplay.
Producers are Chris Columbus, Pam Coats, and Allison Abbate. Executive producers are Chuck Roven, Richard Suckle, Dan Povenmire, and Adam Sztykiel. Ã¢â‚¬Å“ScoobÃ¢â‚¬Â will open on May 15, 2020.
The 2002 Ã¢â‚¬Å“Scooby-DooÃ¢â‚¬Â movie mixed live-action actors with Scooby himself, who was computer-generated, as did Ã¢â‚¬Å“Scooby-Doo: Monsters UnleashedÃ¢â‚¬Â two years later. The first film generated $275 million worldwide, while the second earned $180 million.
Efron starred in Ã¢â‚¬Å“Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and VileÃ¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Greatest Showman,Ã¢â‚¬Â and will next be seen opposite Matthew McConaughey in Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Beach Bum.Ã¢â‚¬Â Seyfried starred in Ã¢â‚¬Å“Mamma Mia! Here We Go AgainÃ¢â‚¬Â and will next appear in Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Art of Racing in the RainÃ¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“You Should Have Left.Ã¢â‚¬Â Efron is repped by CAA. Seyfried is represented by Innovative Artists and Relevant. Deadline Hollywood first reported the news.