The original show followed three witches who used their powers for good and to protect innocent people from evil. The upcoming reboot is described as a "fierce, funny, feminist reboot of the original series".
The new iteration, ordered to pilot Thursday by the CW, hails from Jane the Virgin creator/showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman and the CW dramedy's executive producer Ben Silverman, writers/co-executive producers Jessica O'Toole and Amy Rardin, and the pilot's director Brad Silberling.
That Charmed reboot you've been waiting for has finally been given the go-ahead - with a few notable changes.
After originally announcing to bring the series back several years ago, the network has officially handed out a pilot order for a reboot of "Charmed", this afternoon.
Combs took to Twitter to express her skepticism about The CW remaking the show without any input from the original cast and creators. While the reboot was originally going to be set in 1976, the network has since made a decision to have it set in present day.
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The actress was one of the stars of the original series and she has written a series of tweets about her thoughts on the new series.
She preceded that tweet with "And we wish them well".
When that was seen by nearly 3,000 fans, many of them annoyed about the reboot, she ramped up her response. FYI you will not fool them by owning a title/stamp.
Given the new project's description and college town setting, however, it sounds like this Charmed could be even more overt about its tackling of feminism vs. patriarchy issues.