The “Charmed” Reboot Will Be More Feminist

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A lot of ’90s kids grew up watching Charmed, the series following the Halliwell sisters, the most powerful good witches who use the Power of Three to fight demons and warlocks. In eight seasons from 1998 to 2006, sisters Prue, Piper, and Phoebe (and later Paige) captivated the world, becoming the second-longest drama broadcast by the network The WB and the second-longest running hour-long television series featuring all female leads. Up to now, Charmed is the second-most watched television series on subscription video-on-demand services like Amazon Video and Netflix.

Now we have news for the reboot and it is said to be more feminist.

The show will be set in the modern day and will have the characters “vanquishing supernatural demons, tearing down the patriarchy, and maintaining familial bonds.”

However, not everyone seems to be onboard the new direction.

Holly Marie Combs, who starred with Shannen Doherty and Rose McGowan, tweeted, “Here’s the thing. Until you ask us to rewrite it like Brad Kern did weekly don’t even think of capitalizing on our hard work. Charmed belongs to the 4 of us, our vast amount of writers, crews and predominantly the fans. FYI you will not fool them by owning a title/stamp. So bye.”

Fans of the original show seem to agree, noting that the first run was already feminist.

There is no word when the reboot will air.

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