Warner Bros. Animation is making a new ‘Scooby-Doo’ feature film, based on the wildly popular brand, and we now have even more casting. Mark Wahlberg will play Blue Falcon, while Jason Isaacs will portray Dick Dastardly, the main villain of the film.
Wahlberg was recently in Peter Berg’s ‘Mile 22′ and Sean Anders’ ‘Instant Family.’ Other recent includes two ‘Daddy’s Home’ and ‘Transformers’ films, Ridley Scott’s ‘All the Money in the World,’ and two other Peter Berg movies: ‘Deepwater Horizon’ and ‘Patriots Day.’ Next, he has yet another Peter Berg film: Netflix’s ‘Wonderland,’ and the long-gestating ‘Six Billion Dollar Man,’ now from director Travis Knight.
Isaacs is popular for his performance as Lucius Malfoy in Warner Bros’ ‘Harry Potter’ franchise. He currently stars in the CBS All Access series ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ and the Netflix series ‘The OA.’ He will be in another Netflix show this year, with ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.’
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’)
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 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.