(March 28, 2003 – Burbank, CA) – Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini, stars of last summer’s live action blockbuster comedy hit “Scooby-Doo,” will rejoin their canine co-star in a new mystery adventure set for international release during Spring Holidays 2004, it was announced today by Veronika Kwan-Rubinek, President, International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. Production begins April 14th on the highly-anticipated sequel, which also reunites the original cast with “Scooby-Doo” director Raja Gosnell, screenwriter James Gunn and producers Charles Roven and Richard Suckle of Mosaic Media Group. In their new mystery adventure, Scooby and the gang confront an anonymous masked villain 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, opened to $54.2 million in the U.S. in June of 2002. The film has grossed more than $153 million in the U.S. and over $275 million worldwide to date. The “Scooby-Doo” sequel will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, an AOL Time Warner Company.
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