It was the story of a failure announced. A few years ago, C.W. I tried to make a real action series of The Powerpuff Girlsone of the animated series cartoon Network dearest The casting was confirmed, the story was given a twist and official images of the protagonists’ looks were even distributed. But months passed and Warner, the producer of the fiction, said nothing about the adventures of Bubble, Petal and Cactus in their teens. And one day, without warning, It was confirmed that after filming the pilot it had been cancelled.. In fact, the major I tried to bury everything and act as if nothing had happened. Now the creator himself The Super Chicks, Craig McCracken explains why he knew this risky project was going to be a failure.
The creator of The Super Chicks I knew that the series was going to be a huge failure and knowing its reasons
The story was very bizarre. After announcing this live action in the form of a sequel to The Super ChicksWarner introduced the cast, Chloe Bennet, Dove Cameron and Yana Perrault as Petal, Bubbles and Cactus, and it was stated that it will be one of the studio’s big projects. However, after filming the pilot, about which information and even specific details of the plot were leaked, the studio decided to cut short and bury the project. The idea of delve into the psyche of three women traumatized by having lost their childhood years fighting crime in Townsville it was not going to work.
Craig McCracken, creator, in an interview with Los Angeles Times reveals why he knew everything was going to go wrong from the first moment he met the cast. “I had a meeting with them and I told them: ‘When you turn them into adults, they won’t be the Powerpuff Girls anymore. because, if they are adults, they will be just three superwomen who didn’t have to deal with being children. That’s a completely different series.“McCracken said. And in fact the CW took his advice literally, scrapped the pilot and canceled the series before it saw the light of day.
The creator of the cartoon series The Super Chicks believes that, by making them adults, the concept was perverted
The Super Chicks It was on the air for 6 seasons with more than 70 episodes behind it, becoming a cultural phenomenon among a generation of viewers. Throughout its story, we were able to meet other mythical characters such as Mojo Jojo, the Mayor, Miss Bellum, Miss Keane or the chilling HIM. The fiction will continue to remain in the memory as an animated series.