‘Powerpuff Girls’ Reboot Adds Black Character Voiced By Singer Toya Delazy
Townsville is getting an extra dose of #BlackGirlPower for the Powerpuff Girls five-part movie event.
Cartoon Network is rebooting the popular series, The Powerpuff Girls for its five-part movie event, The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four, by adding a bit of #BlackGirlPower to the mix. The project, which airs on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 5:30 p.m. EST, has been imbued by the announcement of a new character. Draped in a silhouette, the full identity has yet to be revealed, but what is known is that she will be a character of color.
The all-new member is black and will be voiced by talented South African singer-songwriter, Toya Delazy. The Powerpuff Girls, who will now be fighting crime as a quartet, are poised to yet again save the day as an evil threat attempts to destroy the city of Townsville. Delazy, who was excited about joining the cast, tweeted the news on her Twitter social media page.
— ToyaDelazy (@ToyaDelazy) September 7, 2017
While details are still scarce, as in we don’t know the character’s name or what her powers are, The Power of Four does get a sneak peek in a Cartoon Network sizzle reel for Russica, which you can watch below.