Freddie Prinze Jr. isn’t desperate to return to the “Scooby-Doo” franchise.
In a current interview with TooFab, the 47-year-old actor was fast to show down the prospect of reuniting along with his spouse, Sarah Michelle Gellar, in addition to Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini for a 3rd movie enjoying Thriller Integrated.
“It wouldn’t be one thing I’d do,” Prinze mentioned. “I’ve zero curiosity. I imply, it was tough. It wouldn’t be for me, man.”
The actor clarified that his ideas on the matter come all the way down to the studio, moderately than the venture itself. The primary “Scooby-Doo” (2002) and its 2004 sequel, “Monsters Unleashed,” had been each distributed by Warner Bros.
“There was simply a lot bait and swap on the primary one,” Prinze continued. “The studio was not trustworthy with me in any method, form, or kind… It wasn’t the perfect. I feel I’ve been on two jobs the place I had remorse doing it, and ‘Scooby’ was certainly one of them.”
Whereas Prinze wouldn’t look to reprise his position as Fred, the actor nonetheless appreciates what he and his collaborators completed on the duology.
“Till [‘Scooby’] was seen and youngsters got here as much as me and can be like, ‘Oh my gosh,’ is after I was in a position to respect the expertise via their souls,” Prinze mentioned. “There’s legit thousands and thousands of those who love this film. It’s not the film I wished to make, however I respect that. It made me change my outlook on it.”
As for the opposite movie that Prinze regrets, the actor revealed he struggled in the course of the manufacturing of “I Know What You Did Final Summer season,” on account of a contentious working relationship with director Jim Gillespie. Gillespie expressed to Prinze that he wished a special actor for his position. Prinze recollects Gillespie matter-of-factly telling the younger actor, “’I don’t need you on this film.’”
“When that’s your first job and also you hear these phrases, it simply wrecks you, man. It simply wrecks you,” Prinze shared.
It might have been a troublesome manufacturing that might have left a then rising actor packing, however Prinze does credit score the movie with launching his profession. He additionally developed a relationship along with his spouse, Gellar, whereas making the movie.
“I wouldn’t have any of the issues I’ve with out that film. I wouldn’t have my spouse, I wouldn’t have all the opposite films I’ve finished,” Prinze defined. “I’m right here due to that wrestle and due to that ache and it was these issues.”