Powerpuff, a live-action collection primarily based on the Powerpuff Women cartoons has misplaced certainly one of its three lead actors.
Chloe Bennet, who was hooked up to play Blossom, departed after a scheduling battle meant that she might now not proceed with the present.
The pilot for Powerpuff is ready to be reshot after not being picked up by its platform The CW for its autumn 2021 schedule.
As reported by Variety, the present’s pilot was labelled “a miss” by chief creatives, and so the choice was made to redevelop and reshoot it as an alternative.
Bennet (centre) was as a consequence of play Blossom within the present (Credit score: The CW)
“We’ve received a trio of terrific actresses on the middle of that,” Warner Bros TV Group President Channing Dungey informed Deadline on the time. “I’m not going to say that it hasn’t been a problem. Bringing a kids’s cartoon into live-action maturity has been a extremely advantageous line to stroll, however I feel we’ve performed a reasonably nice job strolling it.”
The change within the manufacturing schedule meant that Bennet was now not capable of decide to the challenge. Her half shall be recast in autumn.
Powerpuff was first introduced in 2020, with Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody hooked up to jot down. Dove Cameron stays hooked up to the present as fellow Powerpuff Bubbles whereas Yana Perrault remains to be hooked up to play Buttercup. Donald Faison (Scrubs) will play the trio’s father Professor Drake.
The trio of super-powered sisters have been set to return as “disillusioned twenty-somethings who resent having misplaced their childhood to crime combating” after the animated collection left screens in 2005. A first-look at the reboot was shared in April.
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