Freddie Prinze Jr. says he has “regrets” about taking part in Scooby-Doo, “zero curiosity” in a 3rd sequel
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Freddie Prinze Jr. is not going to reunite with Thriller Inc. anytime quickly.
After originating the live-action position of Fred Jones, the 47-year-old actor mentioned a sequel to his earlier two Scooby Doo films”wouldn’t be something I would do‘ after dangerous experiences on the set. “I am not , it was troublesome,” he advised TooFab.
“It would not be for me, man. The primary was an excessive amount of bait and swap. The studio has not been sincere with me in any method, form or type. They weren’t straight ahead,” Prinze mentioned, including, “I’ve had two jobs that I’ve regretted, and Scooby was certainly one of them.”
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He defined that he “did not fairly admire the movie” till he noticed the affect it had on younger followers when it did Scooby Doo Premiered in 2002, adopted by the sequel in 2004 Monsters unleashed.
“Then swiftly I used to be like, ‘Hey man, we did nicely. There are actually hundreds of thousands of people that love this film. It isn’t the film I needed to make, however I admire it,'” Prinze continued. “And it made me change my angle in direction of it.
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James Gunn, who directed the primary two live-action variations, replied to a fan on Twitter final yr who urged rounding out the trilogy with the gang reuniting for Scooby’s funeral. “How The great cold with Scooby-Doo? OK. I am in,” he wrote in Could 2022.
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Prinze recalled one other “difficult job‘ in the identical interview, recalling this I know what you did last summer Director Jim Gillespie “needed one other actor” to play his position as Ray Bronson.
“He was very direct about the truth that ‘I do not need you on this film.’ So if that is your first job and also you hear these phrases, it is killing you, man. It simply destroys you,” Prinze mentioned, including, “I needed to combat this man two or 3 times.”
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The wrestling with Freddie The podcast host mentioned he was “not upset” that he directed the movie that “began my whole profession” and launched it to his costar and wife-to-be Sarah Michelle Gellar — who additionally starred alongside him as Daphne Blake Scooby Doo Franchise.
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“I would not have any of what I’ve with out this movie, I would not have my spouse, I would not have all the opposite movies that I’ve achieved, I would not have this podcast,” Prinze mentioned. “I am right here due to this combat and this ache and it was these issues.”
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