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Charmed Reboot: Meet the New Halliwell Sisters and the Rest of the but now that the pilot has officially cast its new Charmed Ones, fans. Sundays are going to get magical when the CW's reboot Charmed series premieres on October 14th. The supernatural drama films in. And on Sunday, October 14 on the CW, we'll meet the brand new Charmed Ones, first made famous in the WB show Charmed.
Brian Krause as Leo Wyatt seasons 2—8; recurring season 1the Halliwell sisters' whitelighter —a guardian angel for good witches—who has the powers to orb, heal, sense, levitate, glamour and hover.
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Leo is introduced into season one as the sisters' handyman hired to fix up their house, but they later discover that he is their whitelighter. Leo's whitelighter duties often causes problems for his marriage to Piper Holly Marie Combs and their family.
Their relationship is the first of many conflicts between the sisters and The Elders. Although Cole completely rids himself of his demonic nature and marries Phoebe in season fourhe later returns to evil after he unwillingly becomes the new Source of All Evil. Driven insane, Cole is, through his own doing, once again killed by the sisters in season five. He later returns for a guest appearance in the season seven episode "The Seven Year Witch," where it is revealed his spirit is trapped between realms.
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Drew Fuller as Chris Halliwell season 6; guest seasons 5, 7—8the second-eldest son of Leo and Piper. Chris is introduced into the season five finale as a whitelighter from the future who helps assist the Halliwell sisters against magical beings known as The Titans. In season sixChris reveals that he is Leo and Piper's son and has traveled back in time to prevent his older brother Wyatt from growing up to be the evil dictator he becomes in the future.
Billie has the power to move objects with her mind using telekinesis, and later develops the power of projection; the ability to warp reality. She spends most of season eight trying to find her eldest sister Christy Marnette Pattersonwho was kidnapped 15 years earlier by The Triad.
Billie is eventually reunited with her sister, but does not know that Christy has been turned evil under the influence of demons. After Christy briefly sways her to betray the Charmed Ones, Billie eventually sides with them in the series finale and is forced to kill her sister in self-defense. Development[ edit ] Inwhen The WB began looking for a new drama series for the —99 seasonthey approached Spelling Television which had produced the network's then-most successful series, 7th Heaven to create it.
Expanding on the popularity of supernatural-themed dramas such as The Craft   and Practical Magic the production company explored different forms of mythology to find characters they could realize with contemporary storytelling.
Burge was hired to create the series as she was under contract with 20th Century Fox and Spelling Television after conceiving the drama series Savannah — After researching Wiccashe changed her perspective  and aimed at telling a story of good witches who looked and acted like ordinary people.
With this, her initial concept was a series set in Boston, Massachusetts  about three friends and roommates who were all witches. Duke Vincent lacked confidence, asking "Why would anybody want to watch a show about three witches?
Burge wrote the pilot script. A minute version was filmed the "unaired pilot," never aired on network television with which the series was picked up by The WB. Upon its debut, Charmed received the largest audience for a series premiere in the network's history.
Bryant left her role midway through the second season, while Vaughan left at the end of the season. He departed the show midway through season five. Drew Fuller joined Charmed at the end of the fifth season as Piper and Leo's second son from the future, Chris Halliwell. Fuller left his role at the end of season six. In the eighth and final seasonKaley Cuoco joined the show as the young witch Billie Jenkins. Executive producers[ edit ] Executive producers Aaron Spelling and E.
Duke Vincent maintained their roles until the series ended. Burge became an executive producer when she was hired to create the series and write the pilot.
After the short "unaired pilot" was shown to The WB and the series was picked up by the network, Brad Kern was recruited as the fourth executive producer and as the show runner in order to decipher how the series would develop over the course of its run. While Kern remained with the show until its end, between the second and third seasons Burge was not an executive producer.
She remained as executive consultant until the end of season four when she left Charmed. Writing and format[ edit ] Scripting was done by a large number of writers. Brad Kern did the most writing, with a total of 26 episodes, as well as directing one of them.
Burge wrote seven episodes for the first and second seasons before leaving her position as executive producer. Scripting was carried out after group brainstorms took place, discussing the events of the episodes, the emotions of the characters, and the mythology involved. Robert Masello, an executive story editor for the series, credits himself as the only demonologist hired for a series, in order to add his experience to the storyline.
However, as Holly Marie Combs revealed in The Women of Charmed documentary, the series aimed at following a mythology created by fantasy, and not adhering to Wiccan rules too closely, for fear of coming under criticism for either not being "technically correct enough" or missing the truth completely. She remained as creative consultant until season four. In addition, more importance was given to the protagonists' personal lives.
The serial connection of episodes culminated in the second half of season four. Despite the ratings increasing during season four's final story arc from 4.
This led to the largely episodic structure of season fiveand resulted in the two systems being balanced from the sixth season onwards. It consisted of various scenes from episodes and individual footages of the cast that were mostly updated from season to season. Barr labelled Charmed a "crafty cult classic" and in her retrospective review of the first season, wrote that it "remains spellbinding thanks to its proper balance of quirky humor, Buffy-esque drama" and Shannen Doherty's character Prue.
She has one son and daughter with her husband David Bugliari, who she married in She currently resides in Bell Canyon, California. After starring in over episodes in Charmed, he went on to appear in multiple roles on straight-to-television movies and shows such as Mad Men.
He has even voiced video game characters for L. Krause divorced his ex-wife Beth Bruce in and shares one child with her. Krause is also an advocate for homelessness and is working on a film of the epidemic. Since she replaced Shannen Doherty as lead all those years ago, her career as an actress, activist, model, singer and author has been extensive.
She made headlines last year for being one of the eight women who had reached settlements with Harvey Weinstein over sexual assault. This led her to be quite vocal in the MeToo movement. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
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She has had multiple relationships — her most recent ended in divorce from artist Davey Detail. You can read everything about her life in her memoir, Brave, which she released in January of Dorian Gregory The man behind police office Darryl Morris has had quite the run as a host and personality since he starred in Charmed.
In his free time, he is actively involved with the Jeopardy program sponsored by the Los Angeles police department. Gregory also serves as the spokesperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
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Shannen Doherty Doherty played the oldest of the three sisters, Prue Halliwell. What you may not have known was that she also directed a few of the episodes during the second and third seasons. For reasons that are still unknown, Doherty decided to leave Charmed which resulted in her characters death in the third season.