Cartoon Network Announces New MAD, Looney Tunes Toons & More
* Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: With the animated Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and their talking dog Scooby-Doo are back, solving mysteries in the spooky town of Crystal Cove, a sleepy coastal village that boasts a long history of ghostly sightings, werewolves and glowing deep sea divers. From Warner Bros. Animation, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated features the voices of Frank Welker (What’s New, Scooby-Doo?) as Fred/Scooby-Doo, Mindy Cohn (The Facts of Life) as Velma, Grey DeLisle (Batman: The Brave and the Bold) as Daphne and Matthew Lillard (the Scooby-Doo films) as Shaggy. Sam Register (Teen Titans, Ben 10, Batman: The Brave and the Bold) is the executive producer. Spike Brandt and Tony Cervone (both credited for Duck Dodgers, Back at the Barnyard, Space Jam) are the supervising producers.
Soon to Debut Movies
* Firebreather: Cartoon Network’s first original all-CG animation adventure presents Duncan Rosenblatt, a rather typical, awkward high school kid, except that his dad is a fire-breathing monster who tells Duncan that he is destined to protect the earth. Firebreather is created and co-executive-produced by Phil Hester (The Wretch), co-executive-produced by Andy Kuhn (Freedom Ring) and executive-produced by Julia Pistor (Lemony Snicket). Jim Krieg (Ben 10: Alien Force) joins as writer with Peter Chung (Aeon Flux) directing.
* Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster: Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster continues the Mystery Inc. gang’s adventures from the 2009 live-action hit Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins, which premiered as the most-watched telecast in Cartoon Network history. Director Brian Levant, producer Brian Gilbert and writers the Altiere Brothers return in this Warner Premiere production. The Atlas Entertainment production also has the live-action cast returning with Robbie Amell (True Jackson, VP) as Fred, Kate Melton as Daphne, Hayley Kiyoko as Velma and Nick Palatas as Shaggy. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will distribute the film on Blu-ray, DVD, OnDemand and For Download. Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster will premiere on Cartoon Network in fourth quarter 2010.
* Totally Spies! The Movie: In the animated Totally Spies! The Movie, Sam, Clover and Alex, three clueless Beverly Hills teens, are recruited to become international spies for WOOHP: The World Organization of Human Protection. Their mission is to locate Peppy Wolfman, a missing pet motivational speaker from Beverly Hills. The girls quickly discover that Peppy, as well as many of their classmates, were abducted after being "Fabulized." With some clever thinking and girly gadgets, will the girls be able to save Beverly Hills and the world? A film directed by Pascal Jardin, Totally Spies! The Movie, a Marathon Media and Studio 37 production, premieres Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network.
Additional Series Debuts
* Total Drama World Tour: From the creators of Total Drama Island and Total Drama Action, Cartoon Network brings Total Drama World Tour. All the best moments of reality TV shows are back with exciting larger-than-life elimination competition, stomach curdling challenges, scheming and sabotage, death-defying stunts, romances and friendships. In this season, 17 lucky contestants are in for one more round of drama, and this time, it’s worldwide! That’s right, we’re taking the drama global. Total Drama World Tour is a 30-minute animated reality series created by FreshTV Inc. Tom McGillis and Jennifer Pertsch serve as executive producers.
* BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion: Boys action phenomenon, BEYBLADE, is making a much anticipated return after taking the world by storm with its enormous global success in the early 2000s. BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion features new 30-minute episodes from Nelvana and d-rights offering a fresh take on the original series with new characters competing for dominance with their spinning BEYBLADE tops, battling against an evil organization, The Dark Nebula.