‘Powerpuff’: Donald Faison To Play Professor Utonium In CW’s Live-Action Reboot Pilot

Faison is best known for his role as Dr. Faison's other previous credits include Emergence and Generation Q. He's repped by UTA and attorney Michael Fuller.” /> Christopher Turk on all nine seasons of hit sitcom Scrubs. He and his former co-star Zach Braff recently teamed for a Scrubs rewatch podcast, Fake Doctors, Real Friends With Zach + Donald, at iHeartRadio.
Will they agree to reunite now that the world needs them more than ever? Now they’re disillusioned twentysomethings who resent having lost their childhood to crimefighting. Written by Diablo Cody and Heather Regnier and directed by Maggie Kiley based on the original Cartoon Network animated series created by Craig McCracken, Powerpuff (fka The Powerpuff Girls) follows Blossom (Chloe Bennet), Bubbles (Dove Cameron) and Buttercup (Yana Perreault), who used to be America’s pint-sized superheroes.
Powerpuff is produced by Berlanti Productions and Vita Vera Films in association with Warner Bros. Erika Kennair produces. Cody and Regnier executive produce with Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden and Kiley. Television.
Staring down a midlife crisis, he is determined to repair his relationships with his now-adult daughters. Described as quirky, debonair and a pinch narcissistic, Faison's Professor Drake is a scientific genius who is immensely proud of the three extraordinary girls he created in his lab.
Donald Faison is set to portray Professor Drake Utonium in the CW's live-action pilot Powerpuff.
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