Good morning, angels! The first iteration of Charlie’s Angels premiered in September 1976, however the crime-fighting secret brokers have by no means actually gone out of favor.
The unique present adopted Jill Munroe (Farrah Fawcett), Sabrina Duncan (Kate Jackson) and Kelly Garrett (Jaclyn Smith), who labored as personal investigators for the mysterious Charles Townsend, a.okay.a. Charlie. Their boss (voiced by John Forsythe) was famously by no means totally seen onscreen, showing solely from the again or partially obscured.
During the present’s unique run from 1976 to 1981, the Angels’ lineup modified a number of instances. Fawcett left after only one season, returning as a visitor star for seasons 3 and 4, whereas Jackson left the present for good after the third season.
Cheryl Ladd, Shelley Hack and Tanya Roberts finally joined the cast as extra Angels Kris Munroe, Tiffany Welles and Julie Rogers, respectively. The collection additionally featured a ton of visitor stars who had been both well-known in their very own proper or would grow to be so later, together with Tom Selleck, Craig T. Nelson, Kim Basinger, Kim Cattrall, Sonny Bono, Jamie Lee Curtis and Sammy Davis, Jr.
Two many years after the present’s cancelation, the Angels hit the massive display screen in 2000’s Charlie’s Angels, starring Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz because the titular trio. In 2003, they returned for the sequel, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, and the actresses have remained shut pals ever since.
When Barrymore launched her speak present in September 2020, she invited her fellow Angels to affix her for the premiere episode. “The thing that I love about our friendship is that we have been there in all the big and important moments, we’ve also been there in the small moments and the casual moments,” the Never Been Kissed star stated on the time. “The reason we are such good friends is because it’s real and we go through real stuff with each other. It’s not a Hollywood fairy tale.”
The well-dressed secret brokers returned to theaters once more in November 2019, this time with Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska within the starring roles. Director Elizabeth Banks described the film as a “continuation” of the unique TV collection and previous two films fairly than a reboot.
“It was important to me to make a movie about women working together and supporting each other, and not make a movie about their romantic entanglements or their mother they don’t call enough,” the Hunger Games star advised Entertainment Weekly in April 2019. “When I’m at work, I don’t talk about those things. I get on with my job. It felt important to do that for the Angels, to treat them with the respect their skill set demands.”
Keep scrolling for a glance again in any respect the ladies who’ve answered Charlie’s telephone calls through the years: