The Powerpuff Women are again — as grown-ups. On Monday, The CW unveiled the primary have a look at the main trio of Powerpuff, its upcoming live-action reimagining of the beloved Cartoon Community sequence. We’ve got Chloe Bennet (Brokers of SHIELD) as Blossom, Dove Cameron (Descendants) as Bubbles, and TV debutante Yana Perrault as Buttercup. In the event you’re questioning why they’re all grown up, that is as a result of the Powerpuff TV sequence follows the three titular superheroes of their disillusioned twenties, having misplaced their childhood to preventing crime in Townsville, USA.
Alongside, The CW has additionally offered character descriptions for the twentysomething Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup:
Blossom: Although she was a spunky, conscientious, Little-Miss-Good youngster who holds a number of superior levels, Blossom’s repressed kiddie-superhero trauma has left her feeling anxious and reclusive, and he or she goals to grow to be a frontrunner once more—this time on her personal phrases.
Bubbles: Bubbles’ sweet-girl disposition gained America’s hearts as a baby. She nonetheless sparkles as an grownup, however her charming exterior belies an surprising toughness and wit. She’s initially extra serious about recapturing her fame than saving the world, however she simply may shock us and herself.
Buttercup: Buttercup was the rebellious badass of The Powerpuff Women in its heyday. Extra delicate than her robust exterior suggests, Buttercup has spent her maturity making an attempt to shed her Powerpuff Woman identification and stay an nameless life.
Along with Bennet, Cameron and Perrault, Powerpuff additionally stars Donald Faison (Scrubs) as Professor Drake Utonium, Nicholas Podany (Harry Potter and the Cursed Little one) as Jojo Mondel, and Robyn Energetic (Teen Witch) as Sara Bellum. Tom Kenny will return from the animated sequence as narrator.
Behind the scenes, Diablo Cody (Juno) and Heather Regnier (Falling Skies) are the head writers on Powerpuff, with Maggie Kiley (Soiled John) set as director on the pilot episode. Cody, Regnier and Kiley additionally function govt producers alongside Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and David Madden.
Powerpuff is a manufacturing of Cody and Regnier’s Vita Vera Movies and Berlanti Productions in affiliation with Warner Bros. Tv, a sister firm of Cartoon Community underneath the WarnerMedia umbrella, which in flip is owned by US telecommunications large AT&T.
Filming is at the moment underway on the Powerpuff pilot. Powerpuff is following the US cable manufacturing, which suggests The CW will resolve if it desires a full season after it has seen the pilot.
The brand new live-action Powerpuff sequence was first revealed final August.
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