The CW’s live-action TV series based on the beloved animated show The Powerpuff Girls has found its Professor Utonium.
Donald Faison, best known for playing the lovable goofball Turk on the sitcom Scrubs, has been cast in Powerpuff, the new title of the live-action series that picks up years after the animated show and details what happens when former kid heroes Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup have become “disillusioned twentysomethings who resent having lost their childhood to crime fighting. Will they agree to reunite now that the world needs them more than ever?” Read More »
In this edition of TV Bits:
- Russian Doll finds a new cast member for season 2
- Down to Earth with Zac Efron begins shooting its second season
- Netflix’s Prank Encounters season 2 gets a trailer
- Watch the trailer for new docuseries Moment of Truth
- Kim’s Convenience has closed up shop
- And more!
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Unless you’re a hardcore animation fan, you probably don’t know the name Tom Kane, but there’s a very good chance you’ve heard his voice sometime over the past 25 years. Tom Kane is probably best known for voicing Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and various other Star Wars animated TV shows and video games. Unfortunately, the voice actor suffered a stroke back in November, leaving him mostly unable to speak. Read More »
Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup may be heading back to TV, but in a way you’ve never seen them before: in live-action.
The CW is reportedly developing a live-action Powerpuff Girls sequel series, which takes place years after the events of the Cartoon Network animated show. Oscar winner Diablo Cody (Juno) is writing and executive producing, and Greg Berlanti, the architect of The CW’s Arrowverse and shows like Riverdale and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, is on board as an executive producer.
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch a visual effects breakdown showing the creation of the Kree homeworld of Hala in Captain Marvel. Plus, meet some of the voice actors behind characters like Raven from Teen Titans Go!, Bubbles from The Powerpuff Girls, and Winnie the Pooh, and get a closer look at the new Jurassic Park LEGO set with a buildable tyrannosaurus rex and park gate. Read More »
If you were itching for a dark and gritty reboot of The Powerpuff Girls, you’re in luck. No? You never wanted one in the first place? Well too bad, because Adi Shankar has made it part of his “Bootleg Universe” which includes the likes of his famously violent Power Rangers fan film, and the The Punisher: Dirty Laundry, which brought Thomas Jane back into the role. Now, the cheery children’s show The Powerpuff Girls gets the dark and modern treatment in a 20-minute short film titled Powerpuff Girls: The Long Way Back.
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While Disney recently shut down their toy-based video game franchise Disney Infinity, it appears Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is doubling down on their efforts with a ton of new expansions packs for LEGO Dimensions. They may not have Disney properties from Marvel and Lucasfilm at their disposal, but they do have no less than 16 new film, television and video game franchises coming to LEGO Dimensions over the next year.
Ahead of next week’s E3 expo, a new LEGO Dimensions trailer shows off all of the new properties coming to the building block video game world, and they’re pretty fantastic. Some of them include Harry Potter, Mission: Impossible, Adventure Time, Gremlins and more. Get the whole list of new packs coming after the jump, and watch the new LEGO Dimensions expansions trailer below. Read More »
Sugar. Spice. And everything nice. These were the ingredients chosen to create the perfect little girl. But Professor Utonium accidentally added an extra ingredient to the concoction: CHEMICAL X. Thus The Powerpuff Girls were… reborn!
You can have your Fuller House and your Gilmore Girls revival, but personally, I’m way more excited about seeing the return of the pint-sized, animated superheroes known as the Powerpuff Girls. The animated series gets a bit of a reboot this April on Cartoon Network, but when you see the first footage from this new Powerpuff Girls series, you’ll see that not much has changed, and that’s a good thing. Check it out! Read More »