The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch some recording bloopers featuring the voice cast of Scoob!, the latest big screen Scooby-Doo adaptation from Warner Bros. Animation. Plus, go behind the scenes of Hulu’s new animated series Solar Opposites from the co-creator and writer and Rick and Morty, and learn some British slang from comedian Ricky Gervais. Read More »
Sometimes all you need is a memorable title to sell your project. Perfect example: Paramount just bought a comedy spec script called The Aliens Are Stealing Our Weed, and it’s hard to argue with a title like that. The story follows a pair of marijuana growers who discover that aliens are on Earth, and are – you guessed – stealing our weed.
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Scooby-Doo is coming back to the big screen, but this time he’s getting his first computer animated feature film. This one will also be a full origin story for the friendship between Shaggy and Scooby-Doo, as well as Mystery Inc., too.
The first Scoob! trailer takes us all the way back to Shaggy’s childhood, when he meets a stray dog on the beach and shares a sandwich with him. After getting his new name, inspired by Scooby Snacks, the two become lifelong buddies and end up meeting Fred, Daphne, and Velma while trick-or-treating. But this movie isn’t just an adventure with the young version of Mystery Inc., because the gang actually has to go looking for Shaggy and Scooby-Doo when they end up somewhere rather surprising.
Watch the first Scoob! trailer below. Read More »
The cast of the new animated take on Scooby-Doo continues to grow, and this time it’s with some familiar child stars playing younger versions of the characters from Mystery Inc.
Scoob is the name of the new animated Scooby-Doo movie, and it already features Zac Efron, Amanda Seyfried, Gina Rodriguez and Will Forte as the voices of Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy respectively. Frank Welker is also reprising his longtime role as Scooby-Doo. But now two young stars from Avengers: Infinity War and Looper are being added to the Scooby-Doo movie cast to play young versions of Velma and Fred. Read More »
Gina Rodriguez stars in Miss Bala, an action-thriller from director Catherine Hardwicke. Miss Bala drops on Digital this week, arriving on Blu-ray later this month. Below, we have an exclusive Miss Bala clip that will be available on the digital and Blu-ray releases, highlighting the action and stunt work Gina Rodriguez had to undertake for the film.
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The animated Scooby-Doo movie in the works over at Warner Bros. Animation Group is picking up steam as the rest of Mystery Inc. has been cast. Fans of Scooby-Doo were a little shocked when Will Forte stepped up to voice Shaggy, replacing live-action Scooby-Doo movie star Matthew Lillard, who has been voicing the character in cartoons and animated movies since then. Meanwhile, they seem to be all right with Gina Rodriguez as Velma, but how will they feel about who’s playing Fred and Daphne? Read More »
Netflix has been a key part in the return of the classic romantic comedy thanks to movies like Set It Up and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. And with the trailer for Someone Great starring Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin, Miss Bala), they’re at it again, but this time it’s a story about breaking up and figuring out life after it all comes tumbling down. Watch the Someone Great trailer below. Read More »
Did you forget there was a big screen animated Scooby-Doo movie in development? There’s a good chance you did because it was originall announced all the way back in August of 2015 and was originally slated for release last year. Now the movie will arrive in the summer of 2020, and the voice cast for Mystery Inc. and a surprising character addition have been announced.
The untitled animated Scooby-Doo movie isn’t bringing in all of the usual cartoon voices from any of the previous iterations of the Hanna-Barbera animated series. Instead, Will Forte and Gina Rodriguez will be voicing two of the key members of Mystery Inc. However, there’s also one returning cast member from the original iteration of Scooby-Doo, not to mention a surprising casting and character addition. Find out more about the animated Scooby-Doo movie cast below. Read More »
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To say Gina Rodriguez was born to be an action star would be a misnomer. Up until last year, Rodriguez was best known as the star of the satirical CW comedy Jane the Virgin, winning a Golden Globe for her infinitely charming performance as the plucky title character. But an action star is what Rodriguez seems destined to be, and that’s all right by me. The actress has taken to the character type like it was second nature, impressing last year as a gruff and damaged paramedic in Annihilation. It was the birth of an action star and Rodriguez has smartly doubled down on that to make her proper action movie debut with Miss Bala. However, while Rodriguez unsurprisingly gives a gripping performance in the lead role, the drug cartel crime thriller surrounding her doesn’t do her any favors.
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If you’re a child of the ’80s or ’90s, you probably remember Carmen Sandiego, the red trenchcoat-wearing, globe-trotting criminal who always seemed to be just out of our grasp in educational computer games from that era. Now the first Carmen Sandiego trailer has arrived for a new Netflix series, which has Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin, Annihilation) lending her voice to the animated version of the character before she eventually plays her in a live-action movie for Netflix. Check out the trailer below. Read More »