Warner Bros. might be sending Scoob! straight VOD versus going to ahead with its theatrical launch.
It’s change into more and more clear that theatres received’t be opening up anytime quickly as a result of coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic has rendered virtually all theatres across the globe shuttered, in addition to inflicting quite a few productions to go on pause, together with Warner Bros. very personal The Batman. With venues having no selection however to shut their doorways for the protection of the general public, studios have been been pressured to adapt and have been releasing a few of their just lately launched movies on VOD for a premium value. Some latest examples of movies going to VOD embody fan-favorite Birds of Prey, horror movie The Invisible Man, and action-thriller The Hunt. With households caught at house and children craving new content material, Warner Bros. has determined to capitalize on the scenario by sending Scoob! straight to VOD.
Warner Bros. introduced on Tuesday that it received’t be ready for theatres to open for followers to get their Scoob! repair. Warner Bros. chariman-CEO Ann Sarnoff acknowledged that the descision was made so households may take pleasure in a feel-good film throughout this attempting time.
“Whereas we’re all keen to have the ability to as soon as once more present our movies in theaters, we’re navigating new, unprecedented instances which name for inventive pondering and flexibility in how we distribute our content material. We all know followers are desirous to see Scoob!and we’re delighted we are able to ship this feel-good film for households to take pleasure in whereas they’re house collectively.”
Scoob! will nonetheless adhere to its Might 15 launch and can have the ability to lease for $19.99 or purchase for $24.99. The Scooby-Doo movie is extremely anticipated from Hanna-Barbera followers as it’s supposed to begin a shared cinematic universe that includes these characters. Past that, it was the primary theatrically-released movie from the franchise in over a decade, however it’s apparent that that received’t be the case anymore. Scoob! shifting its launch straight to VOD is one other signal that studios like Warner Bros. aren’t afraid of instantly promoting and interacting with the patron.
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Right here’s the synopsis for the subsequent animated Scooby-Doo movie, Scoob!
Scooby and the gang face their most difficult thriller ever: a plot to unleash the ghost canine Cerberus upon the world. As they race to cease this dogpocalypse, the gang discovers that Scooby has an epic future better than anybody imagined.
Written by Kelly Fremon Craig and directed by Tony Cervone, Scoob! stars Zac Efron, Frank Welker, Kiersey Clemons, Will Forte, Jason Isaacs, Ken Jeong, Tracey Morgan, Gina Rodriguez, Amanda Seyfried and Mark Wahlberg.
Scoob! is scheduled for launch on Might 15, 2020.