Scooby-Doo movie (2022 movie). – The UBJ – United Business Journal
Scooby–Doo (also known as Scooby-Doo: The Movie) is a 2022 American Live Action/computer-animated slapstick comedy mystery film produced by Warner Animation Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, based on the long-running Hanna-Barbera animated television franchise of the same name created by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears. Ross Lynch, Chloe Grace Moretz, Dacre Montgomery, Peyton List, Sarah Gilman, Michael Pea, Colin Jost, Rob Delaney and Ken Jeong star in the live-action film, which was written by Kevin Costello and directed by Tim Story. There are other voice roles for Frank Welker, Nicky Jam, Bobby Cannavale and Lil Rel Howery, as well as historic recordings by William Hanna, Mel Blanc and June Foray.
Jerry moves into a fancy hotel in New York, and Scooby and Tom are recruited to stop him and the ghost from destroying a major wedding and solving the mystery, until they are forced to put their differences aside to deal with an employee who is enraged by all three.
Originally conceived as a live-action/computer-animated film in 2010, the film languished in development hell, with plans to eventually move into production as a fully-animated film, in the same vein as the films. original shorts, in 2016. The film reverted to a live-action/animated hybrid, using the shorts as inspiration, in 2018, with filming beginning in 2020.
Scooby-Doo is set to be released theatrically in RealD 3D, Dolby Cinema and IMAX by Warner Bros. Pictures in the United States on February 28, 2022, with a simultaneous streaming release on HBO Max.
A younger brother and sister named Shaggy Rogers and Kayla Rogers befriend and adopt a stray talking puppy, whom he names Scoobert “Scooby” Doo. On Halloween night, Kayla, Scooby and Shaggy meet three young detectives named Fred Jones, Daphne Blake and Velma Dinkley before venturing into a haunted house. Inside, the children encounter a ghost, whom they capture and unmask as a costumed thief, Mr. Rigby. Inspired by the experience, they decide to form a group, Mystery Inc., to solve mysteries together.
Tom is kicked out by his owners ten years later for failing to fulfill his duty as a house cat, and he has no place left to live, along with his lifelong nemesis Jerry, who is also without food. As Jerry searches for a new home, Tom, who aspires to be a piano player, performs in Central Park as a blind cat to get attention. Jerry provokes a confrontation with Tom during one of his performances, which ends with Tom’s piano being damaged, Jerry running away, and Tom’s struggle with a gang of alley cats led by Butch.