Interview: Jason Isaacs Talks ‘SCOOB!’, His Love For ‘The OA’ and More
Scooby-Do and the gang are back! In the first full-length animated Scooby-Doo adventure for the big screen, SCOOB! follows the never-before-told story of Scooby-Doo’s origins and puts them on the greatest mystery in the career of Mystery Inc.
SCOOB! was originally slated to hit theaters but due to the current pandemic, Warner Bros. decided to allow fans to buy it on VOD instead. To celebrate the movie’s release, I had the chance to sit down for a virtual chat with Jason Isaacs who voices Dick Dastardly in the film.
During our conversation, Isaacs spoke about what it was like joining such an iconic franchise, the differences between voicing this character versus his other voice roles, and we briefly chat about how The OA deserves to get a final season!
Check out the interview below and peep our review of the film here:
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. 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.
Starring in SCOOB! are Will Forte (Booksmart, TV’s The Last Man on Earth) as Scooby-Doo’s best friend, Shaggy; two-time Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter, The Departed) as Blue Falcon; Jason Isaacs (the Harry Potter films, TV’s The OA) as the infamous Dick Dastardly; Gina Rodriguez (Deepwater Horizon, TV’s Jane the Virgin) as Velma Zac Efron (The Greatest Showman, the Neighbors franchise) as Fred; Amanda Seyfried (the Mamma Mia! films, Ted 2) as Daphne; Kiersey Clemons (Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, TV’s Angie Tribeca) as Falcon Fury pilot Dee Dee Skyes; Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians, The Hangover trilogy) as the Falcon Force’s Dynomutt; Tracy Morgan (What Men Want, TV’s 30 Rock) as Captain Caveman; Simon Cowell (American Idol, The X Factor) as himself; and Frank Welker (the Transformers franchise) as Scooby-Doo.
The movie will be available for a 48-hour rental via Premium Video On Demand for $19.99, or premium digital ownership for $24.99, beginning on Friday, May 15 (prices listed SRP). The title will be available on participating digital platforms. For more details, please visit https://www.watchscoob.com to preorder your copy now.
Enjoy the movie even more with a fun family activity pack at https://www.scoob.movie/homepremiere.php.