Craig McCracken has returned to Hanna-Barbera Studios to reboot The Powerpuff Ladies and Foster’s Residence for Imaginary Mates. McCracken created each sequence and labored on reveals like Dexter’s Laboratory whereas working at Hanna-Barbera earlier than leaving to work on initiatives for Disney Channel and Netflix.
The brand new reboot of Powerpuff Ladies is described as revisiting the world of the unique “as Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup face off towards a gallery of villains comprised of acquainted foes and new threats.” The unique sequence debuted on Cartoon Community in 1998 and ran for 78 episodes earlier than coming to an in depth in 2005.
It’s price noting that Cartoon Community rebooted Powerpuff Ladies in 2016, however McCracken wasn’t concerned as a result of he was engaged on Disney’s Wander Over Yonder on the time. There’s additionally a CW live-action sequence from Diablo Cody that’s apparently nonetheless in improvement.
In the meantime, the reboot of Foster’s Residence will function a complete new forged of preschool-aged characters. The unique ran on Cartoon Community for six seasons from 2004 to 2009 and passed off in a world during which imaginary buddies take bodily type. As soon as their kids outgrow them, the imaginary buddies await adoption on the titular orphanage.
McCracken will function the creator, producer, and director of each reboots, with Sarah Fell, VP of Authentic Children and Household Animation at Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe, overseeing the event of the initiatives.