Watch: HBO Max Unveils New Teaser for ‘Velma’ Spinoff Show

This is turning out to be a big week for Velma, the smart, bespectacled star of Scooby-Doo fame. A few days ago, she became the talk of the twitter-verse after the new movie Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo confirmed that she is a lesbian. (She seemed quite smitten with a new female character Coco Diablo).

Today, HBO Max has released the official teaser and cast announcement for the upcoming adult animated series spin-off Velma, which tells the little-known origin story for the unsung brains of the Scooby-Doo Mystery Inc. gang.

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, the new show stars Mindy Kaling as Velma, Glenn Howerton as Fred,  Sam Richardson as Norville (Shaggy), and Constance Wu as Daphne. Other cast members include Jane Lynch; Wanda Sykes; Russell Peters; Melissa Fumero; Stephen Root; Gary Cole; Ken Leung; Cherry Jones; Frank Welker; “Weird Al” Yankovic; Fortune Feimster; Yvonne Orji; Sarayu Blue; Nicole Byer; Ming-Na Wen; Shay Mitchell; Debby Ryan; Kulap Vilaysak; and Karl-Anthony Towns.

Charlie Grandy (The OfficeThe Mindy Project) is the showrunner/executive producer alongside Kaling, Howard Klein, and Sam Register The 10-episode season will premiere in 2023.

Watch the teaser below:

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