small screen: charmed reboot hopes to keep the old magic
by：QY Precision 2019-09-29
On a drizzly morning in September, Sarah Jefferyone- The third of the CW\'s controversial restart Center\'s sisterhood -- During the production break of the upcoming episode, she passed the phone to her actor partner. There is exciting news on the screen: Photos of the bustling Times Square in New York, where the usual billboards in the area are -- Dazzle now includes a huge publicity image in its team. \"People have been sending me pictures of our billboards in every city,\" said the 22-year-old. year- Old Jeffery, his credit includes wayward pine trees and blue tones. \"Like, what happened? I recently saw one from a distance and I screamed. But Times Square Are you kidding? \"Oh my God, this is a moment,\" said Costar Melonie Diaz . \" ( Fruit Valley Station) She leaned over to enlarge her finger on the screen of her mobile phone. This is a popular feeling. A good time in an otherwise unsettling lead -- Until the show began. When CW announced \"Charmed\", a young adult drama about the sisters finding themselves witches, through the busy restart machine on TV, a spell was not cast. Fans of some original series Cult favorites starring Alisa Milan, Holly Mary Combs, Shanan Doherty and later Ross McGowan, from 1998 to 2006 at WB- Scoffed at the idea. Some members of the original crew expressed frustration or reservations about restarting. \"I\'m not going to lie, it\'s a little frustrating for me,\" said 34-year-old Diaz, who and her cast were crammed into the leather couch of the apartment rented for the day\'s filming. \"You want people to support what you do. But at the same time, some people are very, very excited about our show and it will be bad for them if we don\'t put it in. \"There will always be negative noise,\" added Mantock, 28 . \". \"All you need to do is turn it off . . . . . . It\'s kind of an intimate experience for us. \"This is another restart of the fan -- Test whether the audience is still interested in the reheated comfort food favorite TV series- Or, in this case, re-make-years later. It\'s no stranger to bring back popular titles ( See: Square 90210 and Melrose) CW is more dependent on the success of Charmed. The network, usually the loser in the broadcast hierarchy, is expanding its main functions Scheduled to open on Sunday night this fall, this is the first time in nearly a decade. It depends on the name recognition that is fascinated. Since it stopped broadcasting, the worship of who has grown thanks to the combined large number of rotations and the availability of Netflix -- Help the network to stand on a competitive night. ( CW\'s return series Super Girl was also recruited to help. ) Mark Pedowitz, president of CW, said by phone: \"We feel we need a show with brand assets tonight . \". \"Charmed has a lot of brand assets. That is to say, this [version]is different. The elements of it are very same, but it is a different story. \"The author\'s new iteration -- Team of producers from Jennie Snyder Urman, Jessica O\'Toole and Amy Rardin ( They worked together for Virgin Jane) The three sisters have similar ego, who know they are witches and must protect the world from supernatural demons. But here, the original \"charming\" of the show was replaced by a multi-ethnic trio: Jeffery and Diaz are the Vera sisters ( Maggie and Mel, respectively); while Mantock ( People tomorrow) Play their oldest half. Sister Messi Vaughan \"Frankly, it feels like women of color will be women who have more interesting stories in our current climate,\" said ortour . \". As the program unfolds, the goal is to incorporate the character\'s culture into the story in a way that \"specifies who they are in an organic way. There are other differences. There is no mantra for rhyming couplets, and not all sisters have the same power as before, the show abandoned the San Francisco environment for a fictional Michigan university town --to name a few. Although the new TV series tends to have a social conscience, its stars are careful to stress that it won\'t turn the audience around. \"It should be a catharsis,\" Mantock said . \". \"We don\'t want to hit you with a manual on how to be a good person in this era. However, they want to win the original audience. \"I think it\'s great to be able to do a show that already has such a passionate fan base,\" Jeffrey said . \". \"This is a supplement to something that is already so wonderful. We will not try to take it from the original in any way. \"I just want to make them proud.