‘Powerpuff Girls’ Reboot to Air in 2016, New Voice Cast Revealed, Old Talents Never Asked to Reprise Roles!
Brace yourselves as the “Powerpuff Girls” are coming back on your TV screens. Aside from coming back to Cartoon Network, the girls are also up with a new look and sound. The “Powerpuff Girls” reboot was first aired on Monday with new voices playing Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup. Read on.
The new voices for the superheroes include Amanda Leighton from “The Fosters” who will play the voice for Blossom. Meanwhile, Kristen Li will be the voice behind Bubbles while Buttercup’s voice will be played by Natalie Palamides. Meanwhile, Tom Kenny will still play the voice behind Mayor and the series’ Narrator.
The “Powerpuff Girls” reboot is produced by Bob Boyle and Nick Jennings.
The first “Powerpuff Girls” aired in 1996. The show was seen in Cartoon Network from 1998 until 2004. For six years, “Powerpuff Girls” was able to air a total of 78 episodes. Meanwhile, a dose of sugar, spice and everything nice will be on its way in 2016 as the “Powerpuff Girls” make a comeback.
On the other hand, Tara Strong, who once played the voice of the adorable Bubbles on the original “Powerpuff Girls” series, aired her sentiments on not being reprised for the voice role. According to a report from A.V. Club, Strong along with Cathy Cavadini and E.G. Daily were not asked to take the roles they have played across the 78 episodes of the show. On Monday, the network have already issued a press release that new voices would be behind the “Powerpuff Girls” reboot.
Tara posted on her official Twitter account @tarastrong saying, “I have NO ILL FEELINGS 4 the actresses in the new #ppg, We were just beyond hurt we were NEVER asked..every role I breathe life into I love.”
Strong clarified that she didn’t have any ill feelings toward the new cast. It was just that she was hurt that they were never asked to reprise their iconic roles in “Powerpuff Girls.”
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