The glasses sporting nerd of Mystery Inc. is getting her personal animated present, however it’s nothing just like the traditional cartoon. Check out the primary Velma trailer!
Velma will discover the origin of the neatest member of the Scooby Doo gang. It’s clear by this trailer that this isn’t for youths and that we’re going to get a wholesome dose of comedic subversion and grownup content material. It looks like they’re going for a Harley Quinn vibe (which I dig) with the traditional Hanna-Barbera IP.
Mindy Kaling launched the teaser at NYCC by exclaiming, “It starts with a murder, bitch!”
Reports from the panel at NYCC have described the present as an grownup comedy that focuses on raunchy hijinks and violence. The tone is why there’s no Scooby. Velma takes the lead, Shaggy/Norville is straight-edge slightly than a pot head, and Fred is a little bit of a jerk. It could be very a lot not a reboot of the traditional.
The geekiest member of the Mystery Inc. gang got here out this week in a Halloween particular. There’s no official phrase on if this Velma shall be queer on this sequence, as effectively. She apparently flirts with each Fred and Daphne within the pilot.
Velma Voice Cast & Details
Mindy Kaling is Velma. Glen Howerton (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) is Fred, Sam Richardson (Veep) will voice Shaggy aka Norville, and Constance Wu (Hustlers) will play Daphne. The solid additionally consists of Jane Lynch, Wanda Sykes, Russell Peters, Melissa Fumero, Stephen Root, Gary Cole, Ken Leung, Cherry Jones, Frank Welker, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Fortune Feimster, Yvonne Orji, Sarayu Blue, Nicole Byer, Ming-Na Wen, Shay Mitchell, Debby Ryan, Kulap Vilaysak and Karl-Anthony Towns. Plus Frank Welker (voice of the unique Fred and Scooby) as Fred’s dad.
“VELMA is an adult animated comedy series telling the origin story of Velma Dinkley, the unsung and under appreciated brains of the Scooby-Doo Mystery Inc. gang. This original and humorous spin unmasks the complex and colorful past of one of America’s most beloved mystery solvers.”
Velma and the gang arrive on HBOMax subsequent 12 months.
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