New SCOOBY-DOO Movie Adds Chris Columbus as Creative Producer

Tom and Jerry started in 1940 - racking up 164 original shorts for various different studios, picking up seven Academy Awards and overtaking the Looney Tunes in the early '60s to become the highest-grossing animated short film series of all time.

Expected to blend live-action with CG animation, the new Tom and Jerry movie will be directed by Tim Story (Ride Along, Fantastic Four) and the two leads will, thankfully, both stay silent.

As Variety reports, Tim Story (Think Like a Man) is in negotiations to direct Tom and Jerry while Chris Columbus (Harry Potter) is on board the Scooby-Doo project as a creative producer. Then there's the previously-reported Wile E. Coyote movie and Space-Jam 2.

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The untitled Scooby-Doo movie is full steam ahead with an expected release date in the first quarter of 2020.

Story is now working on his Shaft sequel/reboot, so the film isn't expected to go into production until at least next summer - with a late 2020 release already pencilled in.

WAG also announced a future Tom and Jerry film.

WAG is also working on animated features based on The Jetsons (Matt Lieberman and Sausage Party director Conrad Vernon), The Flintstones and Wacky Races.

The professional basketball player will star in the hotly-anticipated Warner Bros. movie and he is delighted to be working with the Black Panthe' director Ryan Coogler on the project.

Previous films that have come out of Warner Animation Group include The Lego Movie and its spin-offs, Storks and Smallfoot. Variety reports "that since Tom and Jerry didn't speak and relied on physical comedy to draw laughs, this version will stick to that style and not cast actors to voice the duo". Let us know in the comment section below!

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