Film Review: HollywoodChicago.com On the Air Reviews “Scoob!”

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CHICAGO – It was inevitable that the iconic cartoon character Scooby Doo would get the modern animation treatment, and the new film “Scoob!” opens May 15th, 2020 on VOD platforms. Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com, reviewed the film during the Eddie Volkman Show (Star 96.7 FM in Joliet, Illinois).

HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 3.5/5.0
Rating: 3.5/5.0

“Scooby Doo, Where Are You?” was a Saturday Morning Cartoon in the era of three network television, and premiered in 1969. Since then, it’s become a major franchise for the Hanna Barbera animation house, and has had more variations than the Marvel universe. “Scoobs!” Is a revival of the main characters, the dog named Scooby Doo (voice of Frank Welker) and his gang of mystery solvers … including Fred (Zac Efron), Daphne (Amanda Seyfried), Velma (Gina Rodriguez) and Scoob’s best friend Shaggy (Will Forte).

“Scoobs!” Is a space adventure, most likely to create a setting for its modern animation, and contains many mind blowing scenes. Also this story is an attempt to establish other Hanna Barbera characters that appear in the film, with Blue Falcon (Mark Wahlberg), Dynomutt (Ken Jeong), Captain Caveman (Tracy Morgan), Muttley (Billy West) and Dick Dastardly (Jason Isaacs) making appearances.

“Scoobs!” opens on VOD in various platforms on May 15th. Featuring the voices of Frank Welker, Zac Efron, Amanda Seyfried, Gina Rodriguez, Will Forte and Mark Wahlberg. Screenplay adapted by Adam Sztykiel, Jack Donaldson, Derek Elliott and Matt Lieberman. Directed by Tony Cervone. Rated “PG

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The Gang Comes Together for “Scoobs!”
Photo credit: Warner Bros.

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