‘Scooby-Doo’ Animated Film Adds Ariana Greenblatt & Pierce Gagnon to Cast

May 23, 2019

Warner Bros. Animation is making a new ‘Scooby-Doo’ feature film, based on the wildly popular brand, and we now have even more casting. Ariana Greenblatt will play young Velma, while Pierce Gagnon will portray young Fred.

Greenblatt recently played another young version of a character, as Gamora in Disney’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ Other credits include STX Entertainment’s ‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ and Disney Channel’s ‘Stuck in the Middle.’ Next, she has Disney’s ‘The One and Only Ivan,’ releasing August 14, 2020, and Paramount’s ‘Monster Problems,’ currently filming.

Gagnon was recently in the Netflix series ‘The Boss Baby: Back in Business’ and Showtime’s revival of ‘Twin Peaks.’ As for film, he’s had roles in Rian Johnson’s ‘Looper,’ Carlos Saldanha’s ‘Rio 2,’ and Brad Bird’s ‘Tomorrowland.’

The other cast members, and their roles, are below:

  • Scooby-Doo: Frank Welker (‘Scooby Doo, Where Are You!,’ ‘Star Wars: Resistance’)
  • Shaggy: Will Forte (‘The Last Man on Earth,’ ‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’)
  • Velma: Gina Rodriguez (‘Jane the Virgin,’ ‘Carmen Sandiego’)
  • Fred: Zac Efron (‘High School Musical,’ ‘The Greatest Showman’)
  • Daphne: Amanda Seyfried (‘Mean Girls,’ ‘First Reformed’)
  • Captain Caveman: Tracy Morgan (‘The Last O.G.,’ ‘Green Eggs and Ham’)
  • Dynomutt, Dog Wonder: Ken Jeong (‘Community,’ ‘Crazy Rich Asians’)
  • Dee Dee Skyes: Kiersey Clemons (‘Dope,’ ‘Angie Tribeca’)
  • Blue Falcon: Mark Wahlberg (‘Patriots Day,’ ‘All the Money in the World’)
  • Dick Dastardly: Jason Isaacs (‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,’ ‘Star Trek: Discovery’)
  • Young Shaggy: Iain Armitage (‘Big Little Lies,’ ‘Young Sheldon’)
  • Young Daphne: Mckenna Grace (‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,’ ‘Captain Marvel’)

Also, the premise of the movie is below:

“The story sees the Mystery Inc. gang join forces with other heroes of the Hanna-Barbera universe — including Blue Falcon, Captain Caveman and Dynomutt — to save the world from Dick Dastardly and his evil plans…and this time, we are told, the threat is real.”

Moreover, Tony Cervone is making his big screen debut, after helming several direct-to-video movies. However, of those films, he’s directed seven different ‘Tom and Jerry’ movies, as well as two ‘Scooby-Doo’ movies. Not only that, he has 39 episodes of ‘Duck Dodgers’ to his name.

Further, the screenplay is from Kelly Fremon Craig (‘The Edge of Seventeen’) and Matt Lieberman (‘The Christmas Chronicles’).

The film, currently under the title of ‘Scoob,’ has a date of May 15, 2020.

Source: The Wrap