- “Scooby-Doo” star Freddie Prinze Jr. told TooFab that he had “zero interest” in doing another movie.
- He said he was so sorry he made the original that he wouldn’t want to make a third R-rated movie.
- “The studio was not honest with me in any way, shape or form,” Prinze Jr. said. “It was complicated.”
hearts of “Scooby Doo” fans can break afterwards Freddie Prince Jr. he said he had “zero interest” in reprising his role in the franchise.
The actor, who played Fred in two early 2000s live-action films released by Warner Bros., opened up about his experience working with the studio in a recent interview. with TooFab.
When asked if he would consider playing Fred in a third R-rated movie that some fans have been asking for, Prinze Jr. was quick to say no. He explained that it really stemmed from his experience with Warner Bros., which released “Scooby-Doo” in 2002 and “Scooby-Doo: Monsters Unleashed” two years later.
“It wouldn’t be something I would do,” Prinze said. “I have no interest. I mean, it was complicated. It wouldn’t be for me, man.”
“There was too much bait and switch in the first one – the studio was not honest with me in any way,” he added. “I’ve been on two jobs that I regret doing, and Scooby was one of them.”
Prinze Jr. previously said Don his frustrations about the franchise, including being they asked him to take a pay cut because the rest of the cast wanted a raise for the second movie.
He also said that the final version of the first film was not the script he said he signed up for.
Prinze Jr. has previously said the script, for DC Studios Co-CEO James Gunn, it was rated R but the final cut ended up being PG. Therefore, he felt cheated by the study.
“When they lie to me, you’re dead to me,” he said. “I don’t trust you anymore. I’m telling you, never again.”
In terms of a third film, he said that some of the people who worked on the original two “would still be involved if it was remade.”
“And that’s not a business I want to get involved in,” Prinze Jr. said.
“I’m only going to work with people who I love and respect and who love and respect me. I only want to work with people who I love and respect or who are looking for an opportunity to earn my respect and vice versa.”
Warner Bros. did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.