Halliwell it’s about time.
The CW’s “Charmed” reboot is inching closer to actually happening now that descriptions of the 3 sisters on the middle of the magic, mayhem and ― judging by the original series ― leprechauns had been launched.
The community introduced ultimate month that “a fierce, humorous, feminist reboot” of long-running delusion collection used to be in construction with “Jane the Virgin” writers Jessica O’Toole and Amy Rardin on the helm. The Charmed Ones will nonetheless be 3 younger girls who uncover they’re witches.
Most likely maximum particularly, some of the sisters will probably be a “strong-willed feminist” lesbian named Mel with a police detective female friend. In keeping with TVLine, which first reported the inside track, the community is taking a look to solid actresses of “all ethnicities” for the central roles.
The CW may be in search of a “devilishly good-looking” actor to play a Whitelighter a los angeles Leo (Brian Krause) within the former WB collection.
Learn the entire persona descriptions in step with TVLine beneath:
MACY | A witty, intense science nerd, Macy — who’s in her past due 20s — is a Ph.D. in quantum physics who’s shifting along with her boyfriend Galvin to Hilltowne, Michigan, to paintings within the college lab. Macy has reason why to consider that she is the sister of Mel and Madison. Her energy is telekinesis.
MEL PRUITT | A robust-willed feminist, she feels deeply and is just a little controlling. Mel — who’s in her mid 20s and a lesbian — is the sister of Madison. Within the wake of a sad twist of fate, the grieving Mel turns into offended, defiantly unkempt, even violent, pushing away those that may lend a hand her, together with her female friend, Detective Soo Jin. Mel’s energy is time-freezing.
MADISON PRUITT | Mel’s more youthful sister (she’s 18-ish), an athletic (pilates, cheerleading) school pupil pledging a sorority, Madison is the other of her feminist sister with a need to slot in. Madison is horrified to be informed she is a witch. Her energy is listening to other folks’s ideas.
The reboot has gained a less-than-stellar reception from the unique collection’ stars, with actress Holly Marie Combs main the rate.
The “Lovely Little Liars” famous person took to Twitter after the casting descriptions had been introduced Wednesday to slam the reboot for having “not anything to do with our legacy.”
She wrote, “It’s legitimate. They actually have by no means watched it.”
So in all probability it’ll take greater than the Energy of 3 to get Combs ― or Alyssa Milano, Shannen Doherty and Rose McGowan, who’ve additionally expressed issues concerning the reboot ― to go back.