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I believe in only using my powers when the situation demands it.
~ Layla Williams

Layla Williams is the Tritagonist of the 2005 film, Sky High. She is Will Stronghold's best friend, and later becomes his girlfriend. Layla is able to control any plant life around her, but only uses her powers when really necessary. She is said to have a mother who can communicate with animals.

She was portrayed by Danielle Panabaker. who also played Killer Frost.

Personality

Layla has dark red hair and is usually seen wearing green. 

Layla Williams is depicted as a sweet, kind and righteous person who loves nature and mankind. She likes to think of people as a unit and dislikes other opinions on the matter. She values her relationship with Will and their other friends, Magenta, Ethan, Zach, and later Warren Peace. She is also very optimistic.

Despite having the power to control plants, she prefers to use her powers in needing situations, such as when she battles Penny Lent.

She is also a shy person, having never confessed to Will about her romantic feelings for him until Warren told him in her place.

History

Layla Williams first appears at the Stronghold's house to wait for the bus to Sky High with Will. After a heated discussion with Coach Boomer, she is placed in the class of Sidekicks without ever demonstrating her powers in front of her class. After Will tapped into his power of super-strength (something Layla witnessed, like most of the other students) and transferred to Hero Class, he begins to hang out more often with Gwen Grayson, which makes Layla jealous.

When Will forgets his meeting with Layla, she runs into Warren Peace who works at the Paper Lantern and they begin to form a friendship together. He encourages her to tell Will her feelings, but before she could, he tells her that he already has Gwen as his date to homecoming dance. Determined to make him jealous, she asks Warren to the dance; he agrees to join her plan to pain Will, but refuses to rent a tuxedo.

She crashes a party at Will's house, where Gwen tells her that he knows about her feelings and feels like she is an embarrassment to his popularity, when the truth is he values her above all else. Gwen's words hurt her to the point that she never wants to speak with Will again. Will follows after her, but fails to reason with her before she storms out of the house.

At homecoming, Gwen (who Will dumped for what she told Layla) reveals herself as Royal Pain and uses the Pacifier to turn everyone into babies. Layla, Warren, Ethan, Magenta, and Zach Braun manage to escape through a ventilation tunnel. Will apologizes to them all about his behavior and kisses her before they were interrupted by Penny, Lash and Speed. While Will goes off to fight Gwen, Penny and her clones chase after Layla. Knowing where the gardens were outside the school, Layla leads Penny and her clones into the cafeteria, where she binds them with plants after one of them punches her in the face, angering her. Penny tells her, mostly out of fear, about Gwen's plan to deactivate the school's anti-gravitational device, which will make the platform fall out of the sky. She immediately gathers Zach, Magenta, Warren and Ethan to make a plan. After they decide that Magenta is their best strategy since she can turn into a guenia pig, Layla and Warren make it to Will to help him. She is present when Will discovers his power to fly.

After the school was saved, everyone reverted to normal ages and Gwen's team got arrested, Layla is seen kissing Will while floating outside the homecoming party. She officially becomes his girlfriend.

Powers and Abilities

  • Florakinesis: Layla's super-power is the ability to manipulate plants and nature. She first demonstrates them when she revives three different plants at Will's house. Because she only uses her powers when she absolutely has too, she is placed in the Sidekick Class, because of her argument with the coach, who is also the judge that decides the freshmen's statuses. She never used her powers at school, which serves as her surprise when she battles Penny.
    • Accelerated Plant Growth: By manipulating plants, Layla can accelerate the plants growth rate.
    • Plant Communication: Layla also display to communicate with plants.

Abilities

  • Physical Agility: She was shown to have agile, mobile, and poise skills when fighting against Penny and her duplicates. As during their confrontation in the cafeteria, Williams rolled backwards to stand up on her feet quickly and even use eye coordination to anticipate and dodge each of the doppelgängers flipping around her.

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Main Characters
Will Stronghold | Layla | Zach | Ethan | Magenta | Warren Peace | The Commander | Jetstream

Minor Characters
Ron Wilson | Freeze Girl | Principal Powers | Coach Boomer | Jonathan Boy

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