Everyoneâ€™s favorite crime-solving Great Dane joins the Comic-Con International schedule as as Warner Premiere & Cartoon Network present the first public screening of Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins on Sunday, July 26 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 6DE of the San Diego Convention Center.
The highly-anticipated movie reveals the never-before-told tale of how the Mystery Inc. crew originally came together along with the worldâ€™s most famous Great Dane. A co-production of Warner Premiere and Cartoon Network, Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins is directed by Brian Levant (Beethoven, Snow Dogs) and produced by Brian Gilbert (Wrong Turn, Skinwalkers). The film uses adventurous storytelling and stylized visuals of both live-action and CGI technology to entertain fans of all ages. Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins follows the Mystery Inc. gang, a mismatched quartet of unlikely teenage pals, uniting for the first time to solve the haunting of their high school. Along the way, fans will discover the back story of Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo.
Following the screening, fans are invited to stay for a fun-filled panel featuring Levant and Gilbert, and introducing the all-new live-action cast: Robbie Amell (Life With Derek, True Jackson VP) as Fred, Kate Melton as Daphne, Hayley Kiyoko as Velma and Nick Palatas as Shaggy.
Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins will premiere on Cartoon Network and be distributed by Warner Home Video in Fall 2009.
An autograph session with the filmmakers and cast will precede the screening. The autograph session is slated from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Warner Bros. Booth, located at position 4329 on the Comic-Con main floor.