Warner Bros. Animation has unveiled the first teaser trailer for Mindy Kaling‘s HBO Max animated series Velma. Comes with amazing casting details! This will be a very adult animated series based on the favorite kid’s cartoon Scooby-Doo.
The series is bringing together a fantastic cast, though, which includes Mindy Kaling as Velma, Glenn Howerton as Fred, Sam Richardson as Norville (“Shaggy”), and Constance Wu as Daphne.
The series will tell the origin story of Velma Dinkley, “the unsung and underappreciated brains of the Scooby-Doo Mystery Inc. gang. This original and humorous spin unmasks the complex and colorful past of one of America’s most beloved mystery solvers.”
Charlie Grandy (The Office, The Mindy Project) serves as showrunner/executive producer alongside Mindy Kaling, Howard Klein, and Sam Register.
The rest of the voice cast includes Jane Lynch, Wanda Sykes, Russell Peters, Melissa Fumero, Stephen Root, Gary Cole, Ken Leung, Cherry Jones, Frank Welker, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Fortune Feimster, Yvonne Orji, Sarayu Blue, Nicole Byer, Ming-Na Wen, Shay Mitchell, Debby Ryan, Kulap Vilaysak, and Karl-Anthony Towns. and Karl-Anthony Towns.
The ten-episode season will air in 2023.