Powerpuff Girls cartoon’s live-action series preparation is full-fledged on at The CW. One of your favorite cartoon shows is going to back but in a way, no one has ever seen before. The CW is making a live-action Powerpuff Girls sequel series and it is going at full pace. This live-action series will reportedly be based on the events after the animated series. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming series!
Check out the original cartoon trailer below!
Powerpuff Girls: The New Storyline!
In the series’ new version, the titular heroes are all grown up and in their twenties. They regret spending their entire childhood fighting crime and evil. They want to live a simple life like everyone else.
Little do they know, a new evil is rising beneath their feet and is preparing to destroy the world. Will they reunite now that the world needs them more than ever?
Craig McCracken created the original series. The animated series aired on Cartoon Network from 1998 until 2005, releasing 78 episodes over six seasons. The animated show revolved around three kindergarten-aged girls who live with their father, Professor Utonium.
Professor tried to engineer the ideal little girl with a mixture of “sugar, spice, and everything nice”. Tables turned when he accidentally included Chemical X‘s dose. This dose gave the girls superhuman abilities like flight, super strength, and more.
The Best Cast and Crew
Warner Bros. TV is producing this new version. This live-action series is Diablo Cody’s brainchild. She won an Oscar for writing Juno’s screenplay. She also wrote Jennifer’s Body, Young Adult, and Tully. Additionally, she has written TV shows like One Mississippi and The United States of Tara.
Diablo Cody is the series writer and also the executive producer. Cody won Oscar for her film Juno. Additionally, Greg Berlanti is the show’s executive producer as well. Greg is the architect of The CW’s Arrowverse and shows like Riverdale and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. CW has some of the best brains working on the upcoming live-action series. This has increase fans’ expectations even more.
Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and David Madden are the executive producers and will produce the series at Berlanti Productions. Berlanti and Schecter have proved themselves to be highly adept in creating compelling, meme-worthy content. Their content is mainly aimed at teen audiences, and they’ve been behind several resurrections of recognizable properties already. In conclusion, one of the best teams is working on the series and it cannot get any better.
The original animated series huge part was its bubbly animation style. It purposefully clashed with the girl’s violent fights with villains or super-sized bad guys to save their city from destruction. Will the new series be able to capture those large-scale fight scenes? Or will it be about three young superwomen living a normal life?
We will bring more insights very soon. Until then, stay tuned and keep reading for all the latest updates!