‘Daphne and Velma’ Coming Next Year from Warner Brothers

Jinkies!  News came today from Warner Bros. Television Group’s digital studio, Blue Ribbon Content that a live-action Scooby-Doo film focusing on cartoon heroines Daphne and  Velma.

Titled Daphne and Velma, the film is set to star Sarah Jeffery as Daphne Blake and Sarah Gilman as Velma Dinkley.  The movie will re-imagine the origin of Mystery Inc.’s female sleuths before they teamed up with Shaggy, Fred and Scooby-Doo.

The official synopsis of the project reads like this:

Before their eventual team-up with Scooby and the gang, bright & optimistic Daphne and whip-smart & analytical Velma are both mystery-solving teens who are best friends but have only met online — until now. Daphne has just transferred to Velma’s school, Ridge Valley High, an incredible tech-savvy institute with all the latest gadgets provided by the school’s benefactor, tech billionaire Tobias Bloom. And while competition is fierce among the students for a coveted internship at Bloom Innovative, Daphne and Velma dig beyond all the gadgets and tech to investigate what is causing some of the brightest students in school to disappear — only to emerge again in a zombie-fied state. read more