Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Daphne and Velma The Original Movie Out May 22nd! REVIEW BELOW

Scooby-Doo's Leading Ladies Star in Their Very Own Live-Action Feature Film

Daphne & Velma

The All-New Original Movie is Available for the First Time
On Digital, Blu-ray™ and DVD!

Uncover the Mystery on May 22, 2018


State of the art robots and high-tech gadgets are common sights at Ridge Valley High, an innovative center of learning for some of the brightest minds in the country, including new transfer student, the bright & optimistic Daphne Blake (Sarah Jeffery) who is excited to finally go to school with her online bestie, the whip-smart & analytical Velma Dinkley (Sarah Gilman). But not everything is as innocent as it seems as mysterious disappearances begin to plague the top-performing students on campus. Once cheery and full of life, kids now appear in a “zombiefied” state - lifeless and shells of themselves. Can Daphne and Velma learn to work together and save the students or will they become the next victims? Get ready for thrills and laughs as we follow the first adventures of Mystery Inc.’s fierce female duo.

Daphne and Velma, the smart and resourceful women of Scooby-Doo fame, come to life in this all-new mystery,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, WBHE, Vice President, TV Marketing, Family & Animation. “Young girls will be delighted to discover how these clever heroines come together for their very first mystery demonstrating that no mystery is too big for these “meddling” girls to solve!”

“Daphne & Velma” is produced by Blue Ribbon Content and Blondie Girl Productions with Production Services provided by Lifeboat Productions Inc. Ashley Tisdale (Young & Hungry), Jennifer Tisdale (Her Universe Fashion Show), Amy Kim (Confess, Chosen), Jaime Burke (Cassandra French’s Finishing School, Quantum Break) and Suzi Yoonessi (Olive and Mochha: First Kiss) serve as producers, with Yoonessi also directing from a script written by Kyle Mack & Caitlin Meares.


Daphne & Velma will be available to own on Digital HD. Digital HD allows consumers to instantly stream and download all episodes to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices.  Digital HD is available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, CinemaNow, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. A Digital Copy is also included with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs for redemption and cloud storage through participating UltraViolet retail services including CinemaNow, Vudu and Flixster Video.

Street Date: May 22, 2018
Order Due Date: April 17, 2018
Total Runtime: 72 minutes
SD: $19.98 SRP
BD:  $24.98 SRP

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

About Blue Ribbon Content
Formed in 2014, Warner Bros. Television Group’s Blue Ribbon Content (BRC) develops and produces live-action series for digital platforms, tapping the creative talent already working at the Studio while also identifying opportunities for collaboration with new writers and producers. In addition to live-action programming, BRC produces animated content and is also experimenting with emerging platforms such as virtual reality. Live-action BRC programs include the UNINTERRUPTED comedy Now We’re Talking, the comedy series Critters: A New Binge and Golden Revenge, and digital feature Good Girls Get High for Verizon; SpringHill Entertainment’s basketball documentary series Best Shot for YouTube Red; comedies Beerfest and JoJoHead for CW Seed; and the live-action digital feature Daphne & Velma for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Animated BRC programs include Constantine and Freedom Fighters: The Ray for CW Seed, ellen’s Pet Dish for ellentube, and Ginger Snaps for ABC Digital.

About Blondie Girl Productions
Founded by Ashley Tisdale and run by Ashley and her sister Jennifer Tisdale, with Kaitlin Saltzman as head of television, Blondie Girl Productions is a Los Angeles based production company that develops and produces television and digital programming with a focus on telling stories for millennial women by millennial women. Blondie Girl is most recently one of the producers behind the FREEFORM breakout comedy hit “Young & Hungry”; the company is repped at UTA and currently has a deal at Warner Horizon Scripted Television.

The 411:

This spin off of the Girls of Scooby Doo has Daphne and Velma prior to Fred, Shaggy and Scooby. The girls are friends but have been apart due to Daphne traveling all over due to her mom’s job at Bloom. Bloom Innovative is the technology used in this movie.  So many cool gadgets and social media gizmos make this a movie kids will definitely enjoy. It felt like a Disney Channel movie and I didn’t hate it.

It starts out with Daphne and Velma chatting on Bloom via their computers. Daphne tells Velma she is returning to Valley High but Velma doesn’t seem very happy about it and when she sees her on the first day of school tries to avoid her.

Velma eventually tells Daphne the reason she hasn’t been talking to her is because something weird is happening at Valley High and the top students are changing. Daphne thinks they need to do something about it and enlists the help of another student, Carol. Carol presents as someone who cannot be trusted and right away my daughter and I were suspicious of her.

There were many cute scenes in the movie and we loved Daphne’s dad played by Brian Stepanek who I rememberd from The Suite Life Of Zack and Cody.  He is a sweet daddy who wants his Daphne to want for nothing. Anything his little girl’s heart desire he will make it happen. She has no idea. She thinks she has it all. Her closet picks out her outfit for her, She gets cavier at the cafeteria, Breakfast is always what she expects, she is a lucky girl. She has no idea it is daddy making all these things happen. Really cute scene of dad dressed as a cafeteria worker so that his daughter get the lunch she wants.

This is a cute movie for kids age 8+ Fun musical accompaniment. My daughter mentioned the musical changes a few times. We enjoyed the technology which will definitely keep kids interested. Cute scence of Daphne and Velma doing cafeteria help time behind the counter due to Velma blowing up a locker and cool boy Griffin watching cat videos.

My favorite character was the school principal who believes shame stickers and shame drones are the way to work through the girls problems.

The ending wasn’t surprising but we are huge Scooby Doo fans and really enjoyed this movie.

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Disclaimer: I received a complimentary movie for my honest opinion. All opinions are my own. No monetary compensation was offered or received.

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