Scooby Doo Green Lit For 2004

Now we have the official announcement by Warner Bros. that the sequel to "Scooby-Doo" has been green-lit. They have set an accelerated schedule for a 2004 release.

"Scooby-Doo" opened to a $54 million opening weekend gross.

Due to contract agreements they have retained the original cast, which consists of Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jr., Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini.

WB are now trying to seal a sequel deal with the director Raja Gosnell so that the film can be put into production early next year

The sequel script's being written by original scribe James Gunn.

"We promised audiences a summer movie the whole family could enjoy together, and they gave us a tremendous opening weekend," said Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Warner Bros.' president of worldwide productions. "We're certain we've got another great Scooby-Doo story to tell in movie theaters two years from now."

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