Mindy Kaling’s latest project is due to be on screens in the near future. The center of it all Velma Dinkley from the Scooby-Doo Mystery Gang. “Velma” It will debut on January 12. The executive producer of the showrunner also voiced the role of the lead character, HBO Max also has voice work by stars such as Shay Mitchell and Debby Ryan. A trailer was released by the streamer on January 11, which features the animated series. Velma You are accused of murder. To solve this mystery, you enlist the help of your former friends Fred, Daphne and Shaggy. “This is my story, told my way,” She says it in the clip.

The show’s concept is very similar to the original. “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!” Series that aired originally over 50 years ago “Velma” will hone in on the primary crime-fighter and detective — this time, with R-rated gore and adult innuendos. You can expect to see cameos by other members from the original Mystery Gang like Shaggy or Daphne.

“If people freak out about that, I don’t care.”

Kaling and Kaling were married in May 2022. first look at “Velma” A Warner Bros. convention. A preview of the series, featuring a shocking murder scene inside a woman’s locker, shows that it isn’t aimed at children. It aims to show a dynamic version of the character viewers are used to seeing in earlier iterations. Kaling decided to create her own version of Velma South Asian. “If people freak out about that, I don’t care,” She spoke to the Warner Bros. audience.

Kaling was confident in her choice to bring a little bit of her cultural heritage into her character despite being criticized on Twitter. The Emmy-nominated writer and actress Kaling appeared on “Late Night With Seth Meyers” In July 2021 she stated that her criticisms made it clear to her the importance of her role. “It really made me think, we gotta be really careful with this character, which we will be, because we really love her and and she’s going to have great adventures.”

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