Sarah Jeffery is attempting to solid a protection spell over the Charmed reboot.
The actress, who stars alongside Melonie Diaz and Madeleine Mantock in the updated CW display a pair of trio of sisters in a college town balancing their magical abilities with day after day life, tweeted in defense of the sequence Saturday.
“I’m handiest going to head right here as soon as,” she wrote. “I fully worth how dear the OG Charmed is to many. For terribly, very upright motive. We’re so previous grateful to occupy the opportunity to raise this reboot to life and lift glossy, timely issues to the forefront of a display that stars no longer one, no longer two, however THREE [women of color]!!! We regard the muse that became as soon as laid with extensive recognize.”
Addressing naysayers, she added, “when my character is challenged, when there may perchance be futile but rotten noise about how we are either incapable or doomed, I will vociferously shield myself and my sisters.”
Alongside with some followers, long-established Charmed stars Holly Marie Combs and Shannen Doherty occupy publicly criticized the reboot, essentially taking disaster with its branding as “feminist” (perchance implying that the long-established display became as soon as no longer). In the initiating, Combs decried the display altogether, pronouncing, “FYI it is likely you’ll perchance no longer idiot them by owning a title/worth.”
Combs later walked support her statements, clarifying, “I will never worth what’s fierce, comic, or feminist in organising a display that on the total says the long-established actresses are too frail to attain a job they did 12 years ago. I’m hoping the novel display is critically better than the advertising and marketing so the dazzling legacy does live.”
Doherty became as soon as extra particular about the possibility of a reboot, however also is named the logline of the display, a “terribly” worded and “offensive” description.
In her observation Saturday, Jeffery said the long-established Charmed “will regularly discontinue very powerful intact and can regularly be widely respected. I invite you to come support on this shuffle with us to witness extra journeys interior the universe. I also recognize your declination. But please, let’s display up for one one more in friendly ways and be form with our opinions.”
She concluded, “I know our display can occupy a particular enact on so many women, formative years, and anyone who is receptive to being on the correct facet of history.”
The Charmed reboot will come to the CW this tumble.