Warner Bros hassigned up actors Freddie Prinze Jr, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard andLinda Cardellini to return in the sequel to Scooby-Doo which is set to start shooting on April14 and to open domestically on March 26, 2004.

The filmreunites the team behind the first film - James Gunn, will be directed by RajaGosnell and produced by Charles Roven and Richard Suckle of Mosaic Media Group.

In the secondfilm, Scooby and the gang confront an anonymous masked villain who is plottingto take over the city of Coolsville by wreaking mayhem with a monster machinethat creates Mystery Inc's classic foes like The Creeper, Captain Cutlerand the 10,000 Volt Ghost.

The first filmgrossed $275m at the worldwide box office last year.