April 21, 2020
With movie theaters still closed, Warner Bros. is releasing the upcoming animated feature film Scoob! directly to home viewers.
The film — the first full-length animated Scooby-Doo adventure intended for the big screen — becomes available May 15 for premium digital ownership and premium video-on-demand (PVOD) in the United States and Canada.
Ann Sarnoff, chair and CEO of Warner Bros., said in a statement, “While we’re all eager to be able to once again show our films in theaters, we’re navigating new, unprecedented times which call for creative thinking and adaptability in how we distribute our content.
“We know fans are eager to see Scoob! and we’re delighted we can deliver this feel-good movie for families to enjoy while they’re home together.”
Scoob! will be available for a 48-hour PVOD rental for $19.99 or premium digital ownership for $24.99 beginning May 15, The title will be available on participating digital platforms.
Scoob! reveals how lifelong friends Scooby and Shaggy first met and how they joined with young detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc.
“Now, with hundreds of cases solved and adventures shared, Scooby and the gang face their biggest, most challenging mystery ever: a plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world,” according to a Warner Bros. press release. “As they race to stop this global ‘dogpocalypse,’ the gang discovers that Scooby has a secret legacy and an epic destiny greater than anyone imagined.”