Dateline: Townsville USA, proper smack dab in the midst of the Arrowverse. A Powerpuff Girls live-action sequence is in improvement at The CW according to Variety. But it surely isn’t being ready in Professor Utonium’s lab.
The brand new tackle The Powerpuff Ladies comes from the desk of Greg Berlanti, the mastermind behind The CW’s Arrowverse. Berlanti Productions will probably be working with Warner Bros. TV. The script will probably be written by Heather Reigner (Veronica Mars), and screenwriter Diablo Cody, who wrote the e-book for Broadway’s Jagged Little Capsule. A spoonful of sugar could wash that drugs down, however will they carry that Chemical X?
The venture is predicated on Craig McCracken’s traditional animated Cartoon Community sequence, and can heart on grownup variations of Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup. However they aren’t kindergarten superheroes anymore they usually don’t have to avoid wasting the world earlier than bedtime. The unique cartoon riot grrls are of their twenties now, disillusioned and resentful they gave up their childhood to the struggle in opposition to crime. However will they comply with reunite now that the world wants them greater than ever?
Berlanti, who introduced The CW into the DC Universe, additionally up to date the Archie Comics franchise with Riverdale, and was a part of the workforce which scared up the recently canceled Chilling Adventures of Sabrina for Netflix. Cody gained an Oscar for her Juno screenplay in 2008. Her different credit embody Jennifer’s Physique, Younger Grownup, Showtime’s United States of Tara, and the Amazon comedy sequence One Mississippi, which she created alongside Tig Notaro. Regnier’s credit embody iZombie, SMILF, Falling Skies, Sleepy Hole, and the Veronica Mars revival.