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'Scooby Doo' Returns to the Silver Screen on 2018

By | Aug 25, 2015 10:00 AM EDT
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"Scooby Doo" and the mystery machine gang will be having another adventure in 2018. Yes, it has already been confirmed by Warner Brothers that they are eyeing a Sept. 21, 2018 release of the next "Scooby Doo"movie.

According to VC Post reports, this announcement by Warner Brothers is a confirmation of the Scooby Doo movie reboot that circulated last year.

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Tony Cervone will be directing the 2018 "Scooby Doo" movie while Matt Lieberman will be writing the script of the film. Cervone already worked with Scooby Doo, Shaggy, and the rest of the Mystery Machine Gang in the 'Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated' film. He expressed his excitement over the project.

Screen Rant reports that Dan Povenmire, a popular and sought after animation icon who is also behind the hit Disney series "Phineas and Ferb" will be a part of the new Scooby Doo movie. Povenmire will be the executive producer.

Richard Suckle and Charles Roven will be reunited in the film. They have produced for Warner Brothers in the past. Allison Abbate, a BAFTA award-winning producer will also be joining them. Abbate produced "Tim Burton's Corpse Bride", "Frankenweenie", and "Fantastic Mr. Fox", all of the three became nominated in the Oscars.

Warner Brother's creative development president, Greg Silverman said that the other Hanna-Barbera cartoons that were so well-loved by the masses might just have a big screen adaptation. WB would like to collaborate with Hanna-Barbera to have future projects.

Unlike the former movies, the 2018 Scooby Doo film will be completely animated. The "Scooby Doo! Monsters Unleashed" in 2004 had Neil Fanning, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Linda Cardelline, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Matthew Lillard as cast. Scooby and Shaggy were both completely animated. The first and the second Scooby Doo movie had a huge hit, and both movies had a total of $457 million after the worldwide release.

Stay tuned for more updates on Scooby Doo and other movies.   

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