Fans of The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo were thoroughly disappointed when the series was cancelled after only 13 episodes, leaving one of the ghosts from the Chest of Demons uncaptured. But finally, after 33 years, the series will be concluded properly with an all-new original movie. Scooby-Doo and the Curse of the 13th Ghost will be released on digital and DVD February 5, 2019. The gang's normal voice actors, Frank Welker, Matthew Lillard, Grey Griffin and Kate Micucci will reprise their roles, as well as Maurice LaMarche reprising his role as Vincent Van Ghoul, which he played in Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated.
Here's the sypnosis:
After the Mystery Inc. gang goofed up a case and nabbed an innocent man, they’re forced into early retirement from crime solving. It’s not long however, before their old friend Vincent Van Ghoul needs help and pulls the team right back into action. The gang has unfinished business they must tend to, which involves catching a ghost that previously got away. It all happened one summer while Velma and Freddy where away at camp. Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and Daphne secretly hunted down 12 of the world’s spookiest ghosts but failed to catch the most evil one of them all…the 13th ghost.
Now the elusive spook is wreaking havoc. Vincent needs help having him captured and confined to the chest of demons, a box that contains the other 12 captured ghosts. With the 13th ghost still on the loose, the gang will have to come out of retirement and finish the job once and for all. The chest however, is now located somewhere in a remote village in the Himalayas. Determined to help Vincent, the gang sets out on one of their most thrilling adventures yet! Bundle up and get ready for the icy slopes of the Himalayan mountains, chilling car chases, crystal balls and spine-tingling spells in this terrifyingly fun original movie!
The official trailer is now available on Collider.com.
This makes me incredibly happy as a Scooby fan that they are finally finishing this series from so long ago. I'm guessing a lot of younger kids won't remember this series, so clearly WB is choosing to target a more adult Scooby fan audience for this film. This also finally resolves the question of if the Ghost Captain from "Ship of Ghouls" was a ghost or not, as clearly if they're saying they captured 13 ghosts then he most likely was. It's great to see that they are recreating this classic series and I can't wait to see how they bring it to an end.