The CW has released the first live-action early appearance of The Powerpuff Girls cartoon character. In the photo, you can see Chloe Bennet, Dove Cameron, and Yana Perrault as Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup. The Powerpuff triplets look grown up and no longer wearing the iconic outfits like in the animated version.
The live-action The Powerpuff Girls is based on the classic animated series of the same name that aired on Cartoon Network from 1998-2005. which tells the story of the triplets who were once American heroes.
This live-action will highlight the disappointments of Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup who are in their 20s because they lost their childhood focus on fighting crime.
“Did they agree to get back together because the world now needs them more than ever?” wrote the event logline as reported by Entertainment Weekly.
Live-action Powerpuff will also feature Donald Faison as their father, Professor Drake Utonium. Meanwhile, the villain character Jojo Mondel or Mojo Jojo will be played by Nicolas Podany.
The character of Sara Bellum, to the research division of S.H.U.S.H, whose face is almost never shown in animation, will be played by Robyn Lively.
Powerpuff was written by Diablo Cody and directed by Maggie Kiley. Meanwhile, the live-action was produced by Heather Regnier with Berlanti Productions, Vita Vera Films, and Warner Bros. Television.
The animation The Powerpuff Girls first aired in the US in 1998. The story of the triplets begins when Professor Drake Utonium tries to create the perfect girl by mixing all the right ingredients until he accidentally drops Chemical X.
This made him get three daughters namely Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup who have super powers. Since then, he has received frequent calls from the government to help catch criminals using this ability.
The triplets have different characters. Blossom, who often considers herself as the leader of the Powerpuff Girls, is known for her pink clothes and a large ribbon adorning her head. She is very smart, has microscopic eyesight, and lightning.
While Bubbles has the softest and sweetest character among the three. However, she is able to defeat monsters just like the other sisters. She has the ability to communicate with animals and sonic screams. Blue is her trademark color.
Meanwhile, Buttercup has the most ‘hard’ character. She did not hesitate to fight even without planning at all. She is able to create tornadoes and fireballs. Green is her trademark color.