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‘Velma’ Review: HBO Max’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ Prequel Is Too Snarky for Its Own Good

Mindy Kaling, Constance Wu, Sam Richardson and Glenn Howerton lead an adult-oriented animated series about the early days of the Scooby-Doo gang, minus Scooby-Doo.

How Velma’s Nerdy Relatability Is Expanding Inclusion in the ‘Scooby-Doo’ Universe

In early October, two weeks ahead of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s Oct. 18 physical release of Scooby-Doo Trick or Treat!, the animated feature had already drummed up a wave of online attention. While watching the direct-to-video’s digital debut, eager fans learned the movie had done something only a few previous creators in the Scooby-Doo universe […]

Mindy Kaling’s ‘Velma’ HBO Max Series Assembles Its Scooby Gang

Mindy Kaling’s Velma — the HBO Max animated series centered on the Scooby-Doo character — has landed a star-packed voice cast. Glenn Howerton, Sam Richardson and Constance Wu will star with Kaling in the adult animated series, which traces the origin story of Velma Dinkley (voiced by Kaling), the underappreciated brains of Mystery Inc. The four […]