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HBO Max Lands ‘Clone High’ Reboot, Animated ‘Scooby Doo’ Spinoff ‘Velma’ With Mindy Kaling

HBO Max Lands ‘Clone High’ Reboot, Animated ‘Scooby Doo’ Spinoff ‘Velma’ With Mindy Kaling

HBO Max is going to high school. The streaming service has handed out a two-season order to the “Clone High” reboot from original creators Christopher Miller, Phil Lord and Bill Lawrence.

Clone High” was among three adult animated series pickups on Wednesday, part of an expansive slate that includes four additional projects in development.

Among the new series are a “Scooby Doo” spinoff, “Velma,” that will star Mindy Kaling, and “Fired on Mars,” an existential workplace comedy set five minutes in the future led by “SNL” castmember Pete Davidson. Additionally, HBO Max has picked up two more seasons of “Close Enough” ahead of that comedy’s second season premiere on Feb. 25.

Clone High” is a modern refresh of the 2000 MTV comedy that features high school-aged clones of famous historical figures Abraham Lincoln, Cleopatra, Joan of Arc and John F. Kennedy. It only ran for 13 episodes but gained a cult following

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