Forte will voice scaredy-cat Shaggy, joining Rodriguez as big-brained Velma and Morgan as Hanna-Barbera’s Captain Caveman. The titular talking sleuth canine will be voiced by animation veteran Frank Welker, who has long voiced Fred and Scooby.
Animation directing vet Tony Cervone (The Looney Tunes Show, Tom and Jerry) directs under producers Chris Columbus (Harry Potter), Charles Roven (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), and Allison Abbate (Space Jam).
According to THR, the animated reboot sees the Mystery Inc. gang join forces with other Hanna-Barbera characters to save the world from the scheming Dick Dastardly, the always-losing menace of Wacky Races who was accompanied by sidekick Muttley.
Forte voiced Abraham Lincoln in The LEGO Movie and The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, and loaned his voice to characters in the animated Gravity Falls, American Dad!, and Bob’s Burgers.
In addition to voicing Kolka in WAG’s Smallfoot and Blue Sky Studios’ Ferdinand, Rodriguez stars in Netflix leading animated series Carmen Sandiego and Big Mouth.
Morgan also has multiple voice acting roles in his credits, including roles in Where My Dogs At?, Animals., Mr. Pickles, The Boxtrolls, and Rio and Rio 2.
The big screen animated Scooby-Doo movie has been in the works since 2013 under Roven’s Atlas Entertainment, producers behind Warner Bros.’ DCEU entries Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman, Justice League, and the upcoming Wonder Woman 1984.
This new film marks the gang’s first big screen appearance since 2004’s live-action Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed. Warner Bros. has dated Scooby for May 2020.
Have you subscribed to ComicBook Nation, the official Podcast of ComicBook.com yet? Check it out by clicking here or listen below.
In this latest episode, we talk about the new X-Men: Dark Phoenix trailer, Will Smith breaking up with the Suicide Squad, & so much more! Make sure to subscribe now and never miss an episode!