Warner Bros./Mosaic Media (Charles Roven & Richard
W: James Gunn [based on the characters created by
William Hanna & Joseph Barbera]
DP: David Eggby
Ed: Kent Beyda
Mus: David Newman
Matthew Lillard (Shaggy Rogers),Freddie
Prinze, Jr. (Fred Jones), Sarah Michelle Gellar (Daphne Blake), Linda Cardellini (Velma Dinkley), Rowan Atkinson (Emile Mondavarious), Isla Fisher (Mary Jane), Miguel Nunez, Jr. (Voodoo
Live action version of the classic cartoon series of
the 1960's, reuniting the members of a crime-fighting gang who pool their wits to uncover who is responsible for brain-washing visitors at a tourist attraction called Spooky
The film doesn't really do justice to the long-running
series, mostly due to miscast performances, a poor choice of director, a lazily-written script and ridiculously below average visual effects.
For young kids (mostly those too young to remember the
original source) it's reasonably enjoyable, but no-one else is likely to be impressed. An (even more) inferior sequel followed a few years later.