Netflix to Greenlight a ‘Charmed’ Movie With the Original Cast?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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While the CW just lately rebooted Charmed, the present capitalized on its predecessor’s title with out paying homage to the unique narrative or tone. Thus, followers of the unique are left with a void. A void that solely the three sisters — with occasional help from their quick-witted grandma and anxious mother (who’re each useless) — can fulfill. 

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Alyssa Milano, Holly Marie Combs, Shannen Doherty from the television present ‘Charmed’ 1999 Paramount Pictures/ Delivered by Online Usa, Inc.

Charmed was on the air for eight seasons, from 1998 to 2006, and launched followers to a few sister witches, answerable for upholding the stability of fine and evil (kicking demon butt), whereas making an attempt to handle skilled and romantic lives. It was enjoyable and lightweight, however typically dramatic and heartbreaking. Tears and laughter in excellent stability — comedy and sobriety equally matched. Given the success of the present, will a Charmed film ever come to be? 

According to Alyssa Milano, she and Holly Marie Combs have been discussing such. And, let’s simply say another memorable faces could be prepared to leap on board. 

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Alyssa Milano on a ‘Charmed’ film 

During an interview with Access some time again, Mario Lopez requested Alyssa Milano if there may ever be a Charmed reunion. The query got here after Milano and Holly Marie Combs appeared in an episode of Grey’s Anatomy collectively — with an impartial storyline that “tipped the hat” to Charmed, as Milano defined. As for the potential for an on-screen reunion, Milano acknowledged:

I feel so. Holly and I speak about Charmed motion pictures lots. Because, they’ve the brand new Charmed, which is on the CW, and it’s a really totally different storyline…But, now we have been speaking about perhaps performing some movies for Netflix…I feel that might be actually enjoyable. I feel it’s a good way to have fun our followers which have caught with us…however nonetheless give it new blood. 

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Alyssa Milano just lately appeared in Netflix’s Insatiable, and perhaps the streaming large would enter discussions together with her to position the actress again in one in all her most beloved roles, alongside Holly Marie Combs, Shannon Doherty, and/or Rose McGowan. The present has acquired a cult phenomenon standing, and the viewership numbers could be destined for fulfillment… if the unique solid got here again to struggle the demons and discover love all on the identical time. And, contemplating the present’s behind-the-scenes drama is over a decade up to now, with these concerned reportedly burying the hatchet, the timing appears proper. And, essentially the most iconic villain from the present may additionally be trying to stroll again right into a Charmed narrative.

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Julian McMahon would return to ‘Charmed’ ‘in a heartbeat’

Remember Julian McMahon — the actor who performed the very highly effective demon who stole Phoebe’s (Alyssa Milano’s coronary heart) for seasons on finish? He brought on the Charmed ones a substantial amount of misery and was the present’s major antagonist for fairly a while. 

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According to The Wrap, if a Charmed film occurred, Julian McMahon would like to reprise his position as Cole Turner / Balthazar. If the present returned as a film, Julian McMahon would want to signal on. He acknowledged:

I had such a good time on that present. I imply, I got here on that present, I feel it was six episodes I used to be meant to be on the present and I stayed for 3 years. So that’s how a lot I loved it. So yeah, for certain. And I feel it was the 150th episode I went again for? Oh, I’d try this in a heartbeat.

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With Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Julian McMahon, and one or each of the opposite sisters returning for a Charmed reunion, what may go improper? The enchantment and intrigue alone could be sufficient to attract much more folks to the streaming platform. It looks as if solely a matter of time till Netflix will get this one rolling. 

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