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Charmed is a 2018 reboot based off Constance M. Burge's series of the same name that ran from 1998-2006. There are numerous similarities and differences between both series which are listed here.

Characters

New Counterpart Original Counterpart Reboot Power Original Power Notes
Macy Vaughn Telekinesis
  • Telekinesis (Prue)
  • Telekinetic Orbing (Paige)
  • Macy is the half-sister and oldest of the sisters
  • In the original, Prue was the oldest and possessed Telekinesis. Paige was the half-sister who was half-Whitelighter and possessed a variation of telekinesis
Mel Vera Piper Halliwell Molecular Immobilization Molecular Immobilization
  • Mel is a lesbian and outspoken which is opposite to Piper who was introverted and shy
Maggie Vera Phoebe Halliwell Telepathy Premonitions
  • Maggie is the only Vera sister with a different power than her original counterpart: While Phoebe could see the future, Maggie has telepathy, the ability to hear people's thoughts.
Harry Greenwood Leo Wyatt
  • Telekinesis
  • De-Conjuration
Standard Whitelighter Abilities
  • Leo married middle sister Piper.
  • Harry doesn't hide his true identity from the sisters the way Leo did when they met for the first time.
  • Harry is British while Leo was American
Marisol Vera TBA
  • Telekinesis (Penny)
  • Molecular Immobilization (Patty)
  • Marisol appears to be a combination of Penny (Grams) and Patty (Prue, Piper, Phoebe and Paige's mother)
  • In the original series, the girl's mother was already dead before the series aired.
Nico Hamada None None
  • Like Andy and Darryl, Nico is mortal.
  • Nico is the on-off girlfriend of Mel

Other

Subject Difference
The Charmed Ones
  • In the original, the Charmed Ones gain their powers through the reading of the Dominus Tritus spell. In the remake, the sisters' powers are unbound by their mother, Marisol Vera.

Actor Tributes

Subject Note(s)
Brian
  • It's possible that Brian was named after Brian Krause, the actor who played Leo Wyatt in the original