Green Joins Scooby Sequel For Warner Bros.
Seth Green will join the original SCOOBY-DOO cast of Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini, for a live-action/CGI feature sequel to last summers live-action blockbuster comedy hit in a new mystery adventure set for release on March 26, 2004, according to Dan Fellman, president of domestic distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. Production begins April 14 with director Raja Gosnell, screenwriter James Gunn and producers Charles Roven and Richard Suckle of Mosaic Media Group. Scooby and the gang confront Patrick, played by Green, a mysterious museum curator who is plotting to take over the city of Coolsville by wreaking mayhem with a monster machine that creates Mystery Inc.s classic foes like The Creeper, Captain Cutler and The 10,000 Volt Ghost. SCOOBY-DOO, the first-ever live-action adaptation of the beloved animated television series created in 1969 by Hanna-Barbera Productions, opened to $54.2 million in the U.S. in June of 2002. The film has grossed more than $153 million domestically and $275 million worldwide to date.