‘Scooby-Doo’ Animated Film Adds Ken Jeong & Kiersey Clemons to Cast

Apr 10, 2019

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Warner Bros. Animation is making a new ‘Scooby-Doo’ feature film, based on the wildly popular brand, and we now have even more casting. Ken Jeong will play Dynomutt, Dog Wonder, while Kiersey Clemons will portray Dee Dee Skyes.

Jeong was recently in the smash hit ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ and has had roles in the ‘The Hangover’ trilogy, ‘Community,’ and ‘Bob’s Burgers.’ He has several projects coming soon, with Joe Carnahan’s ‘Boss Level,’ Peter Segal’s ‘My Spy, Charlie Day’s ‘El Tonto,’ and CBS’ ‘The Emperor of Malibu.’

Clemons is popular for her role in Rick Famiuya’s ‘Dope.’ She was recently in Universal’s ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,’ TBS’ ‘Angie Tribeca,’ and FOX’s ‘Rent: Live.’ Next up is Charlie Bean’s ‘Lady and the Tramp’ and Jonás Cuarón’s ‘Z.’

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’)
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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 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 Matt Lieberman, who has written several movies in various stages of development. Coming out this year is the animated film ‘The Addams Family,’ releasing October 11th, from United Artists Releasing. Meanwhile, he has a whopping three movies arriving next year. There’s Paramount’s ‘Playing with Fire’ (March 20, 2020), 20th Century Fox’s ‘Free Guy’ (July 3, 2020), and Paramount Animation’s ‘Monster on the Hill’ (sometime in 2020). His most recent film is Netflix’s ‘The Christmas Chronicles.’

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

Source: Deadline

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