‘Powerpuff Girls’ Animated Series Reboot In Works At Hanna-Barbera – Deadline

‘Powerpuff Girls’ Animated Series Reboot In Works At Hanna-Barbera – Deadline


Craig McCracken, Emmy-winning creator of The Powerpuff GirlsAnd Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends,Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe partnered with McCracken in order to bring the animated version of the classic series to small screens. McCracken began his career in animation at Hanna-Barbera Cartoons over 30 years ago.

The Powerpuff Girls
Reboot revisits and expands on the world of the original series. Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are up against a variety of villains that include familiar foes as well as new threats. Cartoon Network’s original series, which debuted in 1998, won two Emmy Awards and many animation honors over its 78-episode run. The Powerpuff Girls centers on three sugar-coated superheroes — Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup — whose mission in life alternates between going to school, fighting crime, winning at hopscotch, and saving the world before bedtime.

Live-action remake of the original Powerpuff GirlsCartoon Network series remain in development at CW. Last year, the network announced that the pilot was being reworked and repiloted. The talent deals have expired, but the project, which is from Warner Bros TV, Berlanti Productions and others, remains active at the network.

The beloved Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends will return as an original preschool animated series with a new cast of preschool-aged imaginary friends, promised to be “as silly and playful as the original bunch.” The original series ran for six seasons from 2004-2009 on Cartoon Network, earning six Emmy awards during its run.

McCracken will serve as the creator, producer and direct, while Sarah Fell, Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe’s VP, Original Kids and Family Animations, will manage development for both projects.

“The Hanna-Barbera homecoming of Craig was an opportunity we could not pass up,” said Sam Register, President of Cartoon Network Studios, Warner Bros. Animation and Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe. “Along with his unparalleled sense of fun and imagination, he’s bringing two of his greatest works in The Powerpuff Girls and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends and we are so excited for these characters to be a part of the new legacy taking shape at the studio.”

Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe currently has production. The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince IvandoeAnd the expectedThe Amazing World of Gumball: The Movie(wt) The Amazing World of Gumball – The Series(wt) HBO Max Recent developments include a stop motion animated reboot of Wacky RacesIt stars Muttley, Dastardly, and Muttley.

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