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    The Live-Action "Scooby-Doo" Movie Came Out 19 Years Ago, So Here Are Side-By-Sides Of The Cast Then Vs. Now

    This film is a cultural masterpiece.

    One of the most iconic films released during the 2000s has to be the live action version of Scooby-Doo. It had spooks, a stellar cast and was just one of those movies that was insanely fun to watch again and again.

    L-R: Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, Fred and Scooby-Doo
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    I have a distinct memory of watching the sequel, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, in the cinemas as a kid. It's probably because I drank my slushie too quickly and needed to pee halfway through, but I didn't want to miss anything so I suffered in silence. Ah, memories.

    So when I saw that Scooby-Doo was on Netflix, I just had to rewatch it and do a deep dive on the cast (especially since this movie came out in 2002!). Here's what they're all up to now:

    1. Freddie Prinze Jr. as Fred Jones

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    Since the release of Scooby-Doo, Freddie has appeared in a bunch of TV shows and movies. You'll probably remember seeing him in the sequel, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, as well as Freddie, Boston Legal, 24 and Delgo. More recently, he's appeared in Star Wars Rebels and Punky Brewster. Oh, and yes, he and Sarah Michelle Gellar are still happily married!

    Fun fact: Freddie has voiced several characters in video games like Mass Effect 3 and Dragon Age: Inquisition.

    2. Sarah Michelle Gellar as Daphne Blake

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    Shortly after the movie, Sarah starred in Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, The Grudge franchise, Ringer, All My Children and The Crazy Ones. She also voiced characters in American Dad!, The Simpsons and Star Wars Rebels.

    Fun fact: Sarah co-founded a cooking and lifestyle company called Foodstirs and released a cookbook, Stirring Up Fun With Food β€” that was co-authored with her friend, Gia Russo.

    3. Matthew Lillard as Shaggy Rogers

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    No one has played a better Shaggy than Matthew (we stan!!!) β€” so it was great to see him not only reprise his role in Scooby-Doo 2, but continue to voice the character in countless other movies, TV shows and video games. He's also delved into other roles, appearing in Without A Paddle, The Descendants, Trouble With The Curve, Twin Peaks and Good Girls.

    Fun fact: Matthew is a HUGE Dungeons & Dragons fan. He even set up a gaming company alongside some friends called Beadle & Grimm’s Pandemonium Warehouse, which specialises in D&D accessories, special editions and more.

    4. Linda Cardellini as Velma Dinkley

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    Oh my god, I just need a moment to say how much I adore Linda Cardellini. She's fantastic in everything that she does, but also looks like the sort of person you could befriend in an instant.

    Moving past that, Linda has a hefty β€” and I mean hefty β€” resume. She's probably best known for her work in ER, Bloodline, Mad Men and Dead To Me (which both earned her Emmy nominations), as well as her film performances in Daddy's Home, Green Book, Return and the Avengers movies. Plus, she also voiced characters in Regular Show and Gravity Falls.

    Fun fact: When auditioning for the role of Velma in Scooby-Doo, Linda showed up in costume. In an interview with Rolling Stone, she said: "I studied the cartoons. I pulled my hair back β€” I made like a faux bob. I borrowed someone's glasses. I went to Ross and I bought a skirt and a turtleneck." It's no wonder she got the part because that sounds iconic.

    5. Rowan Atkinson as Emile Mondavarious

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    Shortly after appearing in Scooby-Doo, Rowan Atkinson starred in Johnny English, as well as its sequels. He also had parts in Love Actually and Keeping Mum β€” and reprised the much-loved character of Mr Bean in Mr Bean's Holiday.

    Fun fact: On the subject of Mr Bean, Rowan appeared as the character in a sketch that was part of the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in London.

    6. Isla Fisher as Mary Jane

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    Back then, the part of Mary Jane was part of Isla's transition to Hollywood from Australia. Since then, she's made a name for herself through roles in Wedding Crashers, Confessions Of A Shopaholic, The Great Gatsby, Arrested Development, Bachelorette and Now You See Me. She also voiced characters in Horton Hears A Who!, Rango and Rise Of The Guardians. Oh, and she's married to fellow actor, Sacha Baron Cohen.

    Fun fact: Isla is the author of Marge In Charge, a series of successful children's books that were inspired by the stories she tells her kids at bedtime.

    7. Neil Fanning as the voice of Scooby-Doo

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    After voicing Scooby-Doo in the movie sequel, Neil went on to do stunt work in The Great Raid, Daybreakers, Sea Patrol and Tidelands.

    Fun fact: Neil is also a dog breeder and was named patron of East Maitland's Miracle Assistance Dogs for his work in assisting their program.

    I know it's been awhile, but I would TOTALLY watch a reboot of Scooby-Doo featuring this cast. So, someone make this happen, please!

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