Mindy Kaling x Scream = “Velma”! Kaling shared the teaser of the upcoming HBO Max series “Velma”, in which she voices the titular character.
Velma, a crime-solving nerd from Scooby Doo’s gang, now has a show to herself and she has only one rule – “Do not mess with a classic.” If that sounds familiar, then you are probably a “Scream” fan. READ MORE: ‘Velma’ Series From Mindy Kaling To Feature East Asian Lead, But No Scooby-Doo Or Mystery Machine Van The teaser begins with Velma writing to HBO Max, expressing her disappointment over the remake of another classic character and just as she hits send, she receives a call from an unknown caller.
She answers and hears, “Hello Velma, do you like solving mysteries?” – much like the antagonist of the slasher movie above, who called his targets and said, “Do you like a scary movie?” She quickly learns that the ‘serial killer’ is inside her house and her first reaction is not panic but this – “A serial killer calling from inside my house… A classic… Yes, that’s my point.” But “JINKIES”!
She catches up pretty soon and turns to find herself face-to-face with the serial killer. Kaling shared the teaser on Instagram with this caption: “Serial Killer on the loose: loves killing girls obviously.” In the first part of the teaser, Velma’s rant on changing the character of Judy Jetson (from the series “The Jetsons”), ending with the exclamation, “At least Judy’s still white,” alluded to the strong reaction she faced “Velma” casting was initially announced.Read more on etcanada.com