The cast includes relatively new faces with Darce Montgomery as Jason (Red Ranger), Naomi Scott as Kimberly (Pink Ranger), RJ Cyler as Billy (Blue Ranger), Ludi Lin as Zack (Black Ranger) and Becky Gomez as Trini (Yellow Ranger). But in a surprising twist a big name was added to the cast, when Elizabeth Banks was added to the cast as Rita Repulsa.
Now that Power Rangers 2017 is fully underway, Lionsgate/Saban have released an official synopsis:
Saban’s Power Rangers follows five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover that they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so they will have to overcome their real-life issues and band together as the Power Rangers before it is too late.
Power Rangers is set to hit theaters March 24, 2017
Dacre Montgomery: “There Is A [Power Rangers] Movie In The Works But It’s Not With Me And The Cast”
During a recent interview with Reddit, for ‘Stranger Things: Season 3,’ Dacre Montgomery, who plays Billy on the Netflix series, was probed to find out if we would see the return of a different character of his. Montgomery, notably is known for his role as Jason “The Red Ranger” in 2017’s ‘Power Rangers’ reboot. Montgomery gave fans hope that we would see a return to the big screen for one of the longest running franchises of all-time. He also may disappoint some fans, stating, he doesn’t believe they will continue with the story and cast that starred in the 2017 film.
“I think there is a [Power Rangers] movie in the works but it’s not with me and the cast. So yes [a new Power Rangers movie will happen], but not with us.”
The film [Power Rangers] directed by Dean Israelite boasted a $100 mill budget while only bringing home $142.3 mill. [Worldwide] The film went on to earn a 50%. Rotten score, while also bringing home a 65% audience score with 43,717 user rantings. Since then, Hasbro has taken full control of the franchise and back in February were in talks with Paramount Pictures to get a some sort of a reboot off the ground. No official word has been released. But, with San Diego Comic-Con International rapidly approaching, many are hoping for an announcement.
‘POWER RANGERS’ INTERNATIONAL TRAILER
PG-13/ Action/Adventure, Sci-fi film
March 24, 2017
Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, Bill Hader, Naomi Scott, Becky G, Darce Montgomery, Ludi Lin, Rj Cyler
NEW ‘POWER RANGERS’ PROMO ART REVEALS BETTER LOOK AT POWER SUITS
New promo art has arrived giving us a better look at 2017’s ‘Power Rangers’ suits in action. With the movie set to hit theaters in March. Promotion of the upcoming him has ramped up tremendously. Actor Bryan Cranston who is playing Zordon, even went on the offensive while speaking to Huffington Post comparing Power Ranges to ‘The Dark Knight,’ stating:
This is as different a reimagining as the ‘Batman’ television series as it became the ‘Batman’ movie series. You can’t compare those two, and nor can you compare this movie version of the ‘Power Rangers’ to that television series. It’s unrecognizable for the most part. There are tenets of the folklore that you hold onto for sure, but the inspiration is different, and the sensibility of it, and the approach to the film making is completely different.
Take a look at the images below:
Power Rangers is about a group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world. -IMDB
Power Rangers hits theaters March 24, 2017
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