The CW’s reboot pilot has found its first Charmed Ones in Melonie Diaz.
The 33-year-old actress will be taking on the role of Mel Pruitt. Diaz is known for her previous roles in “The Lords of Dogtown”, “Hamlet 2”, “Fruitvale Station” (starring opposite Michael B. Jordan), and “The Belko Experiment”. She is also featured in the upcoming horror flick “The First Purge”.
The female lesbian witch Mel is described as “a strong-willed feminist, she feels deeply and can be a bit controlling”. Just like Piper Halliwell, Mel can freeze time. However, “in the wake of a tragic accident, the grieving Mel becomes angry, defiantly unkempt, even violent, pushing away those who might help her”.
Since Diaz is of Puerto Rican descent, there may be a possibility that the other Pruitt sisters will also be of similar ethnicity. Having said that, there is also a chance that the Charmed ones aren’t biological sisters but still connected to each other in some magical way.
Besides Diaz, the only other cast member that has been announced so far is Ser’Darius Blain. The “Jumanji” actor will taking on the role of Galvin. He is Macy’s too good to be true boyfriend and an aspiring documentary filmmaker.
The “Charmed” reboot doesn’t have a released date yet, but it is expected to air later this year. Find out more “Charmed” fun facts in our previous article here.