Freddie Prinze Jr. Says He Has ‘Regrets’ About Scooby-Doo Role, ‘Zero Interest’ In Third Sequel
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Freddie Prinze Jr. No reunion with Mystery Inc. son anytime.
After playing the live-action version of Fred Jones, the 47-year-old actor has spoken out about sequels to his two previous films scooby doo movie”not what i would do” after a bad experience on set.
“It wouldn’t be for me. There was too much bait and switch in the first one. The studios weren’t being honest with me in form or form. They weren’t easy. : “I regretted it. I have had two jobs. scooby was one of them. ”
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He explained that he “didn’t appreciate” the film enough until he saw the impact it had on young fans. scooby doo Premiered in 2002, followed by a sequel in 2004 unleashed monster.
“Then all of a sudden I was like, ‘Hey, we did great. There are legit millions of people who love this movie. It wasn’t the movie I wanted to make, but I’m grateful for it.’ “And it made me change my perspective on it.
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James GunnHe directed the first two live-action versions.”like big chill scooby doo and? have understood. I’m in,” he wrote in May 2022.
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Prinze remembered something else.”hard work’” In the same interview, recalling that i know what you did last summer Director Jim Gillespie “wanted another actor” to play the role of Ray Bronson.
“He said bluntly, ‘I don’t want you in this movie.’ only.
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of fighting freddy The podcast host said he was “not upset,” filmed the movie that “launched my entire career,” and introduced him to his co-star and future wife. Sarah Michelle Gellar — He also starred opposite him as Daphne Blake scooby doo franchise.
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“If it wasn’t for that movie, I wouldn’t have had anything. I wouldn’t have a wife. All the other movies I’ve been in, I wouldn’t have this podcast.” said Prinze. “I am here because of that struggle and that pain, and it was those things.”