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Freddie Prinze Jr. Soon Mystery Inc. Not connecting with again.
After resuming the live-action role of Fred Jones, the 47-year-old actor said the sequel to his previous two Scooby Doo movies”there’s nothing i’d dofollowed by bad experiences on set. “I’m not interested, it was difficult,” he told ToFab.
“It wouldn’t do it for me, man. There was too much bait and switch on the first one. The studio wasn’t honest with me in any way, shape, or form. They weren’t straight,” Prinze said, adding: “I’m going to do two things.” I’ve been to where I’ve come to regret doing it, and scooby was one of them.”
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He explained that he “didn’t fully appreciate” the film until he saw its impact on young fans. Scooby Doo premiered in 2002, followed by a 2004 sequel The monster has been published.,
“Then, all of a sudden, I was like, ‘Oh man, we did well. There are millions of people who love this movie. It’s not the movie I wanted to make, but I appreciate it,'” Prinze continued. . “And it made me change my perspective on it.
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james gunn, who directed the first two live-action adaptations, responded to a fan on Twitter last year who suggested he end the trilogy with the gang reuniting for Scooby’s funeral. ,Like the big Chill with scooby-doo, Ok. I’m in,” he wrote in May 2022.
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Prinz missed another”difficult jobIn the same interview, recalling that I Know What You Did Last Summer Director Jim Gillespie “wanted a different actor” to play his role of Ray Bronson.
“He was very straight about, ‘I don’t want you in this movie. So when it’s your first job and you hear those words, it just ruins you, man.
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wrestle with freddy The podcast host said he’s “not upset” he did the film, which “launched my whole career” and introduced him to his co-star and future wife. Sarah Michelle Gellar — who also starred alongside him as Daphne Blake Scooby Doo Suffrage.
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Prinze said, “I wouldn’t have everything I have without that movie, I wouldn’t have my wife, I wouldn’t have all the other movies, I wouldn’t have this podcast.” I am here because of that struggle and that pain and those were the things.