Exciting news for Scooby-Doo fans! You’re about to find out lots more about Daphne and Velma.
EW confirms that Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is releasing a film that chronicles the lives of Daphne and Velma before they joined the Mystery Gang. The film tells the story of the teenage duo after they finally meet when Daphne transfers to Velma’s school. Daphne and Velma dig beyond all the gadgets and tech to investigate what is causing some of the brightest students in the school to disappear.
The film stars Sarah Jeffrey (Descendents: Wicked World, The X-Files) as Daphne Blake and Sarah Gilman (Jessie, Last Man Standing) as Velma Dinkley. The movie is produced by Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical) and Jennifer Tisdale’s Blondie Girl Productions.
“Blondie Girl is committed to telling stories from a female perspective and we could not be more thrilled to give Daphne and Velma their own story,” the Tisdales said in a statement. ”It’s so exciting to partner with Warner Home Entertainment and Blue Ribbon Content to introduce a new generation to the smart, charismatic, fearless females that we all know and love.”
“Daphne and Velma are two iconic and strong female characters, and this latest adventure of theirs will be both inspiring and entertaining for the audience,” said Peter Girardi, Executive Vice President, Blue Ribbon Content & Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Warner Bros. Animation.
The new live-action film will be released on digital, Blu-ray and DVD on May 22, 2018.