Hi Jinkies! Great to hear from you again. A new series, Guess Who is still set to be released this year as well but I believe that's all? Though I guess 8 of the 9 missing episodes from the New Scooby-Doo Movies will be released on DVD tomorrow, leaving only the Addams Family one unreleased.
Well, we're getting a new show this year; "Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?" No trailer, no promotional poster, no release date, no news whatsoever other than it'll be a spiritual sequel to "The New Scooby-Doo Movies" in that it will feature celebrity guests. It's an exclusive for the Boomerang Streaming Service.
We got "Scooby-Doo and the Curse of the 13th Ghost" back in February, which was meant to be an ending to "The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo" and ended up upsetting... Well, a good portion of people. It also wasn't a true conclusion, leaving the ending of the movie very open to interpretation.
We got 8 of the 9 missing "The New Scooby-Doo Movies" episodes released last week on DVD and Blu-Ray by themselves in a Volume 2 for the original 2005 release, and in an "Almost Complete Collection" grouped with all of the episodes and features from the original release. The only missing episode at this point is "Wednesday Is Missing", ironically enough. We can probably expect more of the unreleased TV shows and episodes to finally make it to Home Media thanks to the 50th Anniversary this September.
As you mentioned, "Return to Zombie Island" is on the schedule for this year, but just like Guess Who, we have no trailer, no promotional poster, no release date and absolutely no news whatsoever other than it exists.
And lastly, 2020's SCOOB has been releasing announcement after announcement. * All of the current voice actors have been replaced with big name celebrities, save for Frank Welker as Scooby-Doo (though to be fair, he's already the go-to actor for animals anyways). * The movie will feature both adult versions of the gang, and child versions of the gang. * And just like the 5 live-action movies played with the ethnicities of the gang (Puerto Rican Fred in the original theatrical movies, Japanese Velma in the TV prequels, biracial half-black Daphne in Daphne & Velma), this movie will feature a Latina Velma, being voiced by two Latina actresses. * This movie will not be a standard Scooby-Doo mystery. Rather, it will feature Mystery Inc. teaming up with various other Hanna-Barbera heroes such as Blue Falcon, Dynomutt and Captain Caveman (with at least one of his Teen Angels, Dee Dee Skyes, confirmed to show up) to foil a world-domination plot of Dick Dastardly. Basically, it's Laff-A-Lympics the movie.
Personally, I think the movie sounds ridiculous, and underwhelming. Especially after they gave the boot to Grey, Matt and Kate who've been voicing these characters for years to make room for celebrity voices. That particular move got a ton of backlash on social media, particularly Matt being replaced as Shaggy and Frank being replaced as Fred. And even briefly reignited the movement to get Mindy to come back as Velma.
Last Edit: Jun 11, 2019 21:47:02 GMT -5 by elemage
Post by mattpricetime on Jun 11, 2019 22:46:03 GMT -5
Presuming that the Return to Zombie Island is getting a late August or early September release for the anniversary that trailer should be soon. Warner's pre-releases recently started getting up to August.
If there are any other new releases or re-releases going to stores they should be announced soon as well. If Warner Archive has anything we don't see them usually until the last week of the previous month before release.