The City of Townsville is….getting a preview! Cartoon Network has released some info on the new Powerpuff Girls cartoon which comes out last year. The new version of the 90s classic will be produced by Nick Jennings (Adventure Time) and Bob Boyle (Wow! Wow! Wubzy!) and includes Amanda Leighton, Kristen Li and Natalie Palamides as the voices of Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup. Tom Kenny, who played the Narrator/Mayor.
“It has been wonderful to see this new show team bring such passion and positive creative spirit to this iconic property,” said Rob Sorcher, chief content officer at Cartoon Network in a statement. “We know that fans of every age will appreciate this new take on saving the world before bedtime.”
The Powerpuff Girls, created by Craig McCracken, hit the airwaves in 1998 and ran for six seasons. They were the star of a DC comic, and currently can be found on the comics racks in a book published by IDW. They definitely hit the sweet spot of girl power, 90s nostalgia and quirky cartoon fun.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.