Ten years after the franchise left theaters, Warner Bros. wants to reboot "Scooby-Doo."
Deadline reports that the studio is "in the early stages" of revamping the series, which first hit theaters with a live-action adaptation in 2002. The hit kiddie flick, which starred Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard, and Linda Cardellini, also spawned a 2004 sequel, "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed."
Banking on a rehash of that success, WB is looking to relaunch the series with a totally new story. According to Deadline, Randall Green is the man tapped to shepherd the new version of "Scooby."
While "Scooby" may seem like a surprising choice for a reboot, it certainly fits the recent trend of kid-friendly franchises returning to the big and small screens. "The Addams Family" is due for a new animated movie, while TV series "The Powerpuff Girls," "Reading Rainbow," and "The Magic School Bus" are all planningreturns, too.
No further details about the new "Doo" are available yet; stay tuned.