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Old January 26th, 2018, 08:23 AM #1
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CW's Charmed

After years and years of speculation, it looks like we're finally getting that Charmed reboot after all.

http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/char...ot-1202677375/
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Old January 26th, 2018, 08:46 AM #2
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Looking forwards to seeing it, Loved the Original
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Old January 26th, 2018, 09:17 AM #3
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This ought to be interesting.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 09:34 AM #4
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Ah, this explains why Sabrina is headed for Netflix even though it's likely tied to Riverdale. Having two alternate witch-based shows on the same network is a little much, especially if they're not connected.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 09:57 AM #5
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"The original version of the reboot was set in the 1970’s but this new version will take place in the present day."

Oh thank god, they ditched the period piece shit. Looking forward to it now.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 10:03 AM #6
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I watched a lot of episodes of Charmed as reruns on daytime tv and I'm pretty stoked for this reboot.

Also considering Supernatural shows no signs of stopping (even if we begged for them to stop, which people actually have done) I would like a crossover between the two.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 10:15 AM #7
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Fyntabulous wrote: View Post

"The original version of the reboot was set in the 1970’s but this new version will take place in the present day."

Oh thank god, they ditched the period piece shit. Looking forward to it now.
Had no idea the original even took place in the 70's. Granted, I didn't watch the show religiously, but it's weird I never caught on to that lol.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 10:20 AM #8
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Had no idea the original even took place in the 70's. Granted, I didn't watch the show religiously, but it's weird I never caught on to that lol.
No the original show was modern 90s. The first version of the reboot had been planned as 70s. Now the reboot's planned as present day.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 10:20 AM #9
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Had no idea the original even took place in the 70's. Granted, I didn't watch the show religiously, but it's weird I never caught on to that lol.
It didn't take place in the 70s. The reboot was supposed to take place in the 70s when it was developed last year.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 10:38 AM #10
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No the original show was modern 90s. The first version of the reboot had been planned as 70s. Now the reboot's planned as present day.
Oh boy. I need a lie down lol. Being in the hospital and the surgery following is still hitting me.
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Wasn’t there also a version which was supposed to be three guys? Though I do wonder, will this be a reboot in the true sense of the word, or maybe even a sequel to the original?
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Old January 26th, 2018, 02:54 PM #12
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I was at the gym earlier and an episode of Charmed was playing. Then I get on here and see this. Neat.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 02:57 PM #13
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Finally some sense! After the furious backlash to the weird 70s non-connected idea they are at least doing a modern day reboot and embracing the feminist angle of the show.

If the cast reaction is anything to go by however, this is still a fresh reboot. They won't be involved at all.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 05:57 PM #14
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I found it funny how the article has a picture with the original three, Prue (Shannen Doherty), Piper (Holly Marie Combs) and Phoebe (Alyssa Milano). But the article only mentions Holly, Alyssa, and Rose McGowen by name as the sisters.

Anyways, when I first saw this topic pop up I was like, "Wait, didn't we have a topic about this already with it set in the past and etc etc?" But it makes sense now, I'm glad they're at least embracing a modern retelling instead of period piece. Hopefully this'll turn out well, I always enjoyed Charmed even though it did feel like it was dragging some in the last couple seasons.
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Hopefully this is better than the original show. Cole was the best thing about Charmed.

Once he was gone the storylines became uttetly ridiculous. It became a game of 'what silly costume can we get the actors in this week?'
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Hopefully this is better than the original show. Cole was the best thing about Charmed.

Once he was gone the storylines became uttetly ridiculous. It became a game of 'what silly costume can we get the actors in this week?'
Glad to see I'm not the only one that felt that way. I loved the show and it's the reason I'm always interested in what Julian McMahon stars in. (I'm still not convinced he was a bad choice for Dr. Doom.) But I'd be lying if I said that it was a quality written show. Once they got past the Cole and Leo plot's it got hard to watch.
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Holly Marie Combs is piiissseeddd.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 10:56 PM #18
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Finally some sense! After the furious backlash to the weird 70s non-connected idea they are at least doing a modern day reboot and embracing the feminist angle of the show.

If the cast reaction is anything to go by however, this is still a fresh reboot. They won't be involved at all.
“Some sense”? it went from a weird 70s non-connected idea to a weird present day non-connected idea.

I’d much rather take a spin-off than a reboot. The world has 8 seasons. It’s barely been off the air.
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Old January 26th, 2018, 11:05 PM #19
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In a weird way, I kinda hope they have one of the sisters be a brother this time around.
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In a weird way, I kinda hope they have one of the sisters be a brother this time around.
Being that one of the stated premises of the show is to bring down the patriarchy (in the show universe itself), I highly doubt that'll happen.
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