According to Collider, the pilot episode for the upcoming live-action Powerpuff Girls series, which is being developed by The CW, is set to be rewritten and reshot with all of the lead cast, writers and producers remaining on the project.
Heather Regnier and Diablo Cody, who serve as writers and executive producers, will also be handling the rewrite for the series set to star Chloe Bennet, Dove Cameron, Yana Perrault, and Donald Faison as Blossom, Bubbles, Buttercup, and Professor Utonium respectively. The long-time producer of CW show’s Greg Berlanti will team with Sarah Schechter and David Madden to executive produce via Berlanti Productions. Warner Bros. Television will also produce.
The Powerpuff series will follow the superpowered trio in their twenties, where they resent having lost their childhood to crime-fighting, with father Professor Utonium attempting to repair his broken relationship with the girls.
The Powerpuff Girls was initially an animated series on Cartoon Network that ran for six seasons and 78 episodes between 1998 and 2005. The Powerpuff Girls Movie was released in 2002, and Cartoon Network ran a rebooted series with new animation in 2016.