The CW orders pilot for live-action Powerpuff Girls sequel series
Six months after word first broke of its development and coming on the heels of the network giving a straight-to-series order to a reboot of The 4400, The CW has greenlit a pilot for The Powerpuff Girls live-action sequel series, based on the Hollywood Reporter.
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The new series, that is being produced by writers and executive producers Heather Regnier (iZombie) and Diablo Cody (Jennifer’s Body), will dsicover the titular trio as disillusioned twentysomethings who resent having spent their entire childhood fighting crime and struggling to reunite since the world needs them as part of your.
Alongside Cody and Regnier, the project will undoubtedly be executive made by Greg Berlanti (Arrowverse), Sarah David and Schechter Madden via Berlanti Productions with Warner Bros. Television set to create the project. Regnier is mounted on the studio via a standard deal, with previous credits for WBTV including Falling Skies, iZombie and the Veronica Mars revival at Hulu, in addition to focusing on Showtime’s SMILF and Fox’s Sleepy Hollow.
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The Powerpuff Girls was developed by Craig McCracken and debuted in 1998, centering on Professor Utonium as, so that they can create an ideal little girl, eventually ends up creating the titular trio Blossom, Buttercup and bubbles from the mix of sugar, spice, everything nice and the mysterious Chemical X. The series received rave reviews during the period of its six-season run and was split up with a theatrical movie in 2002, that was a modest commercial and critical success.
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Cartoon Network rebooted the series in 2016 minus the involvement of McCracken or the initial voice cast and received generally mixed reviews from critics and audiences alike plus some controversy for the mishandling of transgender themes within an episode in the initial season.