Scoob: Mark Wahlberg, Jason Isaacs join animated Scooby-Doo movie
Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter, The Departed) and Golden Globe nominee Jason Isaacs (The State Within, The OA) have joined Scoob, the upcoming animated Scooby-Doo movie from Warner Bros., The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Scoob and is written by Matt Lieberman (The Addams Family) and directed by Tony Cervone (Space Jam). The film will follow the mystery-solving group as they must team up with other characters from the Hanna-Barbera universe to save the world from supervillain Dick Dastardly.
Isaacs will voice star as the villain Dick Dastardly, while Wahlberg will play the superhero role of Blue Falcon. The pair will be joining the previously announced Ken Jeong and Kiersey Clemons.
The cast includes a new generation of “meddling kids” with Zac Efron as Fred Jones, Amanda Seyfried as Daphne Blake, Will Forte as Norville “Shaggy” Rogers, Gina Rodriguez as Velma Dinkley, Tarcy Morgan as Dick Dastardly, and Frank Welker as Scooby-Doo.
The project, produced by Chris Columbus, Charles Roven and Allison Abbate, will bring back those pesky kids and their pal Scooby, all of whom were last seen on the big screen in 2004’s live-action misfire Scooby-Doo 2: Monster’s Unleashed.
Scoob is slated to hit theaters on May 15, 2020.
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