All-new Live-Action ‘Scooby Doo’ Prequel Movie coming to Cartoon Network, DVD
Cartoon Network and Warner premiere have announced they will begin production of Scooby-Doo: In The Beginning on August 4, 2008. The movie, a live-action production, will debut on CN in Fall 2009 along with a DVD release.
Brian Levant (Are We There Yet?, Snow Dogs, Jingle All The Way) is set to direct, with Brian Gilbert (Wrong Turn, Skinwalkers, The Deaths of Ian Stone) producing and the Altiere Brothers (Dr. Dolittle Goin’ Hollywood) writing.
The movie will star Rob Amell (Life With Derek, Cheaper By The Dozen 2) as Freddy along with relative newcomers Kaitlyn Melton as Daphne, Hayley Alcroft as Velma and Nick Palatas as Shaggy. Scooby will be fully-CG and voiced by voice actor Frank Welker, the original voice of Freddy in Scooby Doo, Where Are You?
Read the full press release.