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Posts Tagged ‘Lionsgate’

Current confirmed cast for 2017 Power Rangers Movie

Posted by OujaStrike on February 2, 2016

It totally slipped my mind that i forgot to post a blog about the current cast for the 2017 Power Rangers Movie and it was announced today who will play Rita Repulsa.

The Power Rangers

Dacre Montgomery as Jason Red Ranger

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Ludi Lin as Zack Black Ranger

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RJ Cyler as Billy Blue Ranger

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Naomi Scott as Kimberly Pink Ranger

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Becky Gomez Trini Yellow RangerYellow.png

The Villains

Elizabeth Bank as Rite Repulsa Rita.jpg

Any upcoming cast announcements i will update this blog post.

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Power Rangers Reboot Movie News

Posted by OujaStrike on July 15, 2014

MMPR

Huge news broke by the Hollywood Reporter that confirmed 2 Writers and a exec producer for the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Movie Reboot.

Here is the full press release by the Hollywood Reporter

The Power Rangers have found their creative team.

The upcoming movie being developed by Lionsgate and rights holder Saban Brands will be scripted by X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz.

Additionally, Roberto Orci, one of the screenwriters behind the Transformers and Star Trek movies, is coming on board as an exec producer.

Orci who recently split with screenwriting partner Alex Kurtzman, has formed a new venture, Sneaky Shark.

Orci will develop the movie’s story along with Miller and Stentz, with the latter two handling screenwriting duties.

Power Rangers was a ’90s TV series and global marketing franchise, initially called The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, that used footage from a Japanese children’s show. It first aired on Fox Kids then in the 2000s on Disney-owned channels. A movie also hit theaters in 1995.

The new movie promises to completely re-envision the Rangers, a group of high school kids who are infused with unique superpowers but must harness and use those powers as a team if they have any hope of saving the world.
Haim Saban, who created the franchise, will produce Power Rangers with Saban Brands’ head of development and production Brian Casentini. Also producing is Allison Shearmur, who oversaw The Hunger Games when she was Lionsgate’s president of production and recently produced Disney’s Cinderella.

In addition to First Class, Miller and Stentz have screenwriting credit on Marvel’s Thor and are working on a Terminator TV series. They worked with Orci on Fringe, the cult TV show he created with Kurtzman.
In addition to three Transformers movies and two Trek films, Orci’s writing credits include Mission: Impossible III, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Cowboys & Aliens, among several others.

Orci is repped by CAA, Miller and Stentz by WME and Principato Young Entertainment.
Lionsgate Motion Picture Group co-president Erik Feig and executive vp production and development Jim Miller are overseeing Rangers.

I never really heard of Ashley, Zack and Roberto but those are some successful movies that they each worked on and it’s good to see that Lionsgate and Saban Brands wants this film to be very successful and as a die-hard Power Ranger fan i’m excited for whats to come in the coming months.

Any other info that gets release i’ll keep everyone updated.

Marty Martina
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