Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their releases of the latest Scooby-Doo animated movie ‘Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost’ which will take viewers back to the classic series ‘The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo’ and resolve some long awaited questions. The new animated movie will be available to own on DVD and Digital beginning February 5, 2019. Continue after the jump to check out the full announcement for the release, along with larger artwork and the Trailer for the new movie.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SCOOBY-DOO! AND THE CURSE OF THE 13TH GHOST
A BRAND-NEW ORIGINAL ANIMATED FILM
IS AVAILABLE ON DVD AND DIGITAL
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
BURBANK, CA (November 8, 2018) – The Mystery Inc. gang heads to the snowy peaks of the Himalayan mountains to track down a lost chest that contains the spirits of 12 captured ghosts on Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost, an all-new, full-length animated film available on Digital and DVD February 5, 2019 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. It’s an action-packed adventure the whole family can enjoy together as the lovable Great Dane and the teen sleuths embark on a thrilling voyage to find the lost chest and capture the 13th ghost – the one that got away! Based on the classic animated television series The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, in this brand new film, viewers will finally learn the identity of the 13th ghost – a mystery that has never been revealed before. Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost will retail for $19.98 SRP.
After the Mystery Inc. gang goofed up a case and nabbed an innocent man, they’re forced into early retirement from crime solving. It’s not long however, before their old friend Vincent Van Ghoul needs help and pulls the team right back into action. The gang has unfinished business they must tend to, which involves catching a ghost that previously got away. It all happened one summer while Velma and Freddy where away at camp. Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and Daphne secretly hunted down 12 of the world’s spookiest ghosts but failed to catch the most evil one of them all…the 13th ghost.
Now the elusive spook is wreaking havoc. Vincent needs help having him captured and confined to the chest of demons, a box that contains the other 12 captured ghosts. With the 13th ghost still on the loose, the gang will have to come out of retirement and finish the job once and for all. The chest however, is now located somewhere in a remote village in the Himalayas. Determined to help Vincent, the gang sets out on one of their most thrilling adventures yet! Bundle up and get ready for the icy slopes of the Himalayan mountains, chilling car chases, crystal balls and spine-tingling spells in this terrifyingly fun original movie!
“We’re delighted to offer this brand-new, animated Scooby-Doo! film. It’s a perfect choice for family movie night. Kids will be engaged as they try to solve the mystery behind the 13 ghosts and adults will be entertained by the film’s clever writing and eye-catching animation,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President Family & Animation Marketing. She added, “This is a must-own film for all Scooby-Doo! fans.”
Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost features the familiar voice talents of Frank Welker as Scooby-Doo/Fred Jones, Grey Griffin as Daphne Blake, Matthew Lillard as Shaggy Rogers, Kate Micucci as Velma Dinkley and Maurice LaMarche as Vincent Van Ghoul. The film was executive produced by Sam Register, written by Tim Sheridan and directed by Cecilia Aranovich Hamilton.
- The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, “To All the Ghouls I’ve Loved Before”
- The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, “Horror-Scope Scoob”
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS
On February 5, Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost will be available to own in high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers including Amazon, FandangoNow, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. On February 5, Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.
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About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. Theatrically, WBA’s full-length film, Teen Titans GO! to the Movies, released on July 27, 2018. WBA’s TV series include Teen Titans Go!, Unikitty! and the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls and ThunderCats Roar for Cartoon Network; Be Cool Scooby-Doo!, Bunnicula, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, The Tom and Jerry Show, New Looney Tunes, Wacky Races and the upcoming Scooby-Doo! and Guess Who? and Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs for Boomerang; Mike Tyson Mysteries for Adult Swim; Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix; Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders for DC Universe; Animaniacs for Hulu; and the upcoming Looney Tunes Cartoons content initiative. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Animated Original Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray® and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).