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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

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Any upcoming cast announcements i will update this blog post.

Links for Power Rangers
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Power Rangers Ninja Steel announced for 2017.

Posted by OujaStrike on January 12, 2016

Today it has official been confirmed that Season 24 of Power Rangers will be titled Power Rangers Ninja Steel airing in 2017 on Nickelodeon, no news on which Sentai it will be adapted from but it’s very likely it will be adapted from Shuriken Sentai Ninninger.

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Saban Brands and Nickelodeon have extended their deal thru 2018

On top of that, Saban’s partnership with Nickelodeon to broadcast Power Rangers has now been renewed through 2018 and IGN can exclusively reveal the title of Season 24, beginning in 2017: Power Rangers Ninja Steel. No image of the new team yet, but Nickelodeon has provided us with an official synopsis of Power Rangers’ next iteration:

The Article confirming the new season comes from IGN via the official Power Rangers Facebook page.

Saban’s Power Rangers Ninja Steel starts deep in space, where Zircon is the reigning champion of the most popular intergalactic game show in the universe, and monsters battle to prove who is the mightiest warrior. Zircon is determined to become invincible by controlling the mythical Spirit Crystal, which contains six supernatural Ninja Power Throwing Stars. The only thing standing in his way is a new team of heroic teenage Power Rangers who possess the Spirit Crystal. The evil Zircon sends his warrior contestants down to Earth to steal the Crystal, where each epic battle against the Rangers is broadcast throughout the universe. Together, the Rangers must master their arsenal of Throwing Stars, Zords and Megazords, each made of legendary ninja steel, in order to stop this evil threat and save our planet from destruction.

 

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Power Rangers Reboot Movie News

Posted by OujaStrike on July 15, 2014

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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
OujaStrike
Twitter/@OujaStrike
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Press Release: Power Rangers 40 DVD Boxset Announced

Posted by OujaStrike on May 9, 2012

Shout Factory said via Press Release that their will be a boxset of Power Rangers of the 1st 7 seasons, Mighty Morphin all the way to Lost Galaxy.

The Press Release is below:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

GET READY TO SUPER-CHARGE YOURSELF WITH THE SERIES
THAT STARTED A GLOBAL POP CULTURE PHENOMENON

POWER RANGERS

PRODUCTION NOW UNDERWAY FOR SEVERAL
MULTI-DISC BOX SET COLLECTIONS TO BE MADE
AVAILABLE DIRECTLY TO FANS THROUGH TIME LIFE

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 9, 2012 – Following its debut in 1993, Saban’s iconic live-action pop culture series,Power Rangersquickly became the most watched children’s television program in North America. Emphasizing the importance of teamwork, responsibility and helping others by following the adventures of a group of ordinary young people who “morphed” into superheroes, this long-running series has been seen in more than 60 countries, translated into numerous languages, and remains a mainstay in children’s programming blocks. For 19 years, the highly entertaining saga and fan favorite characters fromPower Rangershave captivated children and adults alike, and are beloved by legions of fans worldwide.

Now you can return to where the phenomenon began and re-live these thrill-packed adventures when Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Saban Brands, unleashes a cornucopia of home entertainment offerings, many of which have never been released on DVD, from the original seriesPower Rangers. Through unprecedented access to Saban Brands’ vast archive of content, many of these DVD collections produced by Shout! Factory boast extensive bonus materials and collectible packaging, making them must-haves for loyal fans and collectors.

The first multi-disc set to be released will be theMighty Morphin Power Rangers: Season One, Volume One3-Dvd set, which will arrive in stores and will be available through select digital entertainment platforms onAugust 21, 2012. Marking the DVD debut of the originalPower Rangersseries,Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Season One, Volume Onefeatures the first 30 original episodes from the first season and delivers over 10 hours of high-energy, family friendly entertainment. Poised to attract a new audience of kids as well as young adults who grew up with this popular series, this 3-DVD set is priced to own at a suggested retail price of $19.93. Pre-order is now available atAmazon.comandShoutFactory.com.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Season One, Volume Two3-DVD set is slated to arrive on store shelvesFall 2012. Featuring the subsequent 30 original episodes, this DVD set continues more action-packed adventures of five teens, who quickly learn the full impact and awesome responsibility of their new powers and weapons. The evil villain, Rita Repulsa and her henchmen prove to be very worthy adversaries for the young super heroes, and they are challenged at every turn.

In an effort to provide avid collectors with an exclusive first-to-own experience, fans will have the first opportunity to collect upcoming box sets through a Time Life direct-response television and online campaign. Shout! Factory has teamed up with Time Life to makeMighty Morphin Power Rangers Season One6-DVD set and the 40-DVD collection ofPower Rangers: Seasons One – Sevendirectly available to fans startingJuly 30, 2012through Time Life’s direct-response on-air TV campaign, as well as online.

The Power Rangers: Seasons One -Seven40-DVD collection will include: All 145 original episodes fromMighty Morphin Power Rangers: Seasons One, Two and Three, plus the ten-episode seriesMighty Morphin Power Rangers: Alien Rangers. It then continues on withPower Rangers: Seasons Four – Seven, featuring all of the original 183 episodes spanning the seasons entitledPower Rangers Zeo, Power Rangers Turbo, Power Rangers In SpaceandPower Rangers Lost Galaxy. In-depth bonus content includes: a retrospective featurette on theMighty Morphin Power Rangersphenomenon, brand-new interviews with members of the cast and the creative team, and much more!

As excitement builds for these anticipated home entertainment releases, Shout! Factory, Saban Brands, and Time Life will announce additional news and activities for fans in the upcoming months. Meanwhile, fans will have the opportunity to learn more about upcoming collections by following us onFacebookand Twitter (@shoutfactory). Join the excitement and relive the action on DVDs!

About Saban Brands
Formed in 2010 as a subsidiary of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company’s experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands. SB applies a strategic transmedia management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB is led by a superior management team with decades of experience in media, content creation, branding, licensing, marketing and finance. For more information, visit http://www.sabanbrands.com

About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory is a diversified entertainment company devoted to producing, uncovering and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their careers sharing their music, television and film faves with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s DVD offerings serve up classic, contemporary and cult TV series, riveting sports programs, live music, animation and documentaries in lavish packages crammed with extras. The company’s audio catalogue boasts GRAMMY-nominated box sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations. These riches are the result of a creative acquisitions mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com

NOTE from TVShowsOnDVD:Details, pricing, package art and pre-order listings for the “Season 1, Part 2” set, the “Complete 1st Season” set, and the “Seasons 1-7” forty-disc set aren’t available yet, but stay tuned for updates!

Taken from:http://tvshowsondvd.com/news/Mighty-Morphin-Power-Rangers-Seasons-1-through-7/16925#ixzz1uPZlZeQS

according to Brian Ward DVD/Blu-ray producer for Shout! Factory the Bonus content is EXCLUSIVE to the 2 big sets being offered. Nothing on the smaller, casual sets. The big ones are for the fans.

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the Vol. & Season sets will just have the episodes with no special features

My Uploaded Video

 

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Tonight Power Rangers Samurai Premieres.

Posted by OujaStrike on February 7, 2011

Power Rangers Fans Tonight is the Season premiere of the 19th Season of Power Rangers Called Power Rangers Samurai.
It will debut on Nick/NickHD at 8/7c PM the Episode is called The Team Unites.

After the 1st Episode it will move to Sundays at Noon.

Episode Guide 1-6
101 The Team Unites Mon Feb 7 – 8:00pm
Mike figures out the hard way what it means to be a Samurai Ranger after a Nighlok attacks him and his friends.
102 Deal With a Nighlok Sun Feb 13 – 12:00pm
The Rangers step in when a devious Nighlok tricks a young boy into giving up on his baseball dreams.
103 Day Off Sun Feb 20 – 12:00pm
Struggling to master a secret power disc, Jayden foregoes a trip with the others to an amusement park, where the rest of the team encounters the evil Nighlok Dreadhead.
104 Sticks & Stones Sun Feb 27 – 12:00pm
When a Nighlok who uses insults as a physical weapon to attack the Rangers, only Emily is unaffected. To help her teammates, she explains how difficult events in life become an opportunity to grow stronger.
105 Fish Out of Water TBA TBA
106 There Go the Brides TBA TBA

I will be posting Episode Clips of Power Rangers Samurai on my Main Youtube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/StrikeOuja/

Power On
Marty M
OujaStrike

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Bulk returns to Power Rangers & Tons of Samurai updates.

Posted by OujaStrike on February 3, 2011

News broke on Monday afternoon by IGN that Paul Schrier best known for Bulk on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Power Rangers Zeo, Power Rangers Turbo, Power Rangers In Space & Power Rangers Lost Galaxy will be returning to Power Rangers & will appear in the 1st Episode this coming Monday.
from IGN.
Original Power Rangers Cast Member Returns
Exclusive: Which Mighty Morphin’ actor is back for Power Rangers: Samurai?
When Power Rangers: Samurai premieres on Nickelodeon next week, a very familiar face to longtime Power Rangers fans will be present – someone who was there for the very first episodes of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers back in 1993.

That person is Paul Schrier, who will be reprising his role as Bulk on Power Rangers: Samurai. Schrier was a longtime cast member of the franchise, appearing in both the Power Rangers feature films and throughout the first several seasons and incarnations of the TV series. Schrier last played Bulk in 2002, when he made a guest appearance on Power Rangers: Wild Force. In addition, Schrier directed episodes of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy and Power Rangers: Turbo.

Schrier will appear in the premiere episode of Samurai — airing on Monday, February 7th at 8pm on Nickelodeon — and then make guest appearances throughout the series.

Check out our exclusive clip of Schrier on Power Rangers: Samurai, which proves that 18 years later, Bulk is still, well, Bulk.
The Video includes Bulk & Spike Skull’s Son yes you heard me right Skull’s Son.

The Following Entertainment Weekly posted the following:
Power Rangers Samurai’: Sneak peek at the reboot’s new intro — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO
Back in May, the news came out that the long-running Power Rangers franchise was making the leap from Disney to Nickelodeon after the entity was bought back by original owner Haim Saban of Saban Brands. Well, now the new reboot of the series is coming to delightful consumer fruition, with the Power Rangers Samurai — the series 19th season! — launching soon, on Monday, Feb. 7, on Nickelodeon. As a run up to that premiere, EW has obtained an exclusive sneak peek at the intro to the new series, which explains some of the mythology behind this new generation of samurai warriors.
What’s different about this Power Rangers reboot? “We wanted to get back to the original core DNA of the show that made it so powerful and resonant in the ’90s,” explains Saban Brands president Elie Dekel. “We made sure that moving forward we drew on the best possible elements that we knew kids responded to, so we embedded a lot more humor in the show, a lot more charm and fun. Bringing back some of the silliness of the original series was a goal, and now it’s in high-def, which has never been done before, which gives it a really great new look.” Beyond that, Dekel continues, “We really wanted to pay homage to, if you will, the show’s Japanese origins with Samurai.” Take a peek at it here:
The Intro for Power Rangers Samurai

The New Power Rangers Online game can be played by clicking here

Soon the PR Samurai site on Nick should be updated with more stuff including a Villain Flipbook.

Premiere Screening of Power Rangers Samurai @TheGroveLA
Enjoy a Special Premiere Screening of Power Rangers Samurai at the Park in The Grove. Meet and greet with the cast and learn how to Train Like a Ranger with emPOWER. Plus, enter to WIN a special Power Ranger prize package. http://www.thegrovela.com/los_angeles/promos/promo_page.php?id_promo=89&section=events

The new Rangers Cast Photo

The Power Rangers Samurai page has added Character Bios for Bulk & Spike:
BULK
Well-meaning, but a bit of a dolt, Bulk has big delusions of grandeur that don’t often translate to real life. Fancying himself a Samurai, Bulk is determined to shape Spike, the son of his lifelong best friend Skull, into a true Samurai warrior like himself. These efforts often end in comical disaster, as Bulk has no idea what he’s doing, and in the face of danger he often runs in the other direction.

SPIKE
The hapless son of Skull has inherited his father’s clumsy tendencies and his snorting laughter, but that doesn’t stop him in his earnest quest to become a Samurai. Though he tries to have courage, Spike is ill-prepared for the dangers that come with being a Samurai and is essentially just a clumsy civilian with a serious crush on the Pink Ranger.

Saban’s Power Rangers Youtube Channel has a interview with Paul Schrier who plays Bulk.

The Power Rangers Official Website has added a Become A Samurai where you can upload a picture of yourself with a one side has the PR Helmet & the other side has your face & if you have a Webcam you can have the whole helmet in the pic. http://samuraiyourself.powerrangers.com/

Just as the Power Rangers work together to solve a different challenge in every episode, the Power Rangers emPOWER Movement will provide parents and kids the tools they need to work together to grow healthy kids and support healthy communities.

EmPOWER inspires participation in schools, online and in local communities to demonstrate the Power Rangers values in action: teamwork, confidence, health and physical activity, friendship and caring. emPOWER will launch with a focus on health and physical fitness in February, 2011. The emPOWER Movement is positive and fun, emphasizing kids’ strengths and potential, and providing kids and parents with accessible resources.

Fitness Tips
Tip: Try and get at least 60 minutes of play time or exercise throughout each day and work up a sweat when doing it. Try dancing, playing ball, mowing the lawn, or bicycling to start. You don’t have to do all 60 minutes at once, feel free to break it up throughout your day.

Ranger of the week
Every week the emPOWER website will feature a young person who’s making a difference in their family, school, or community. Nominated by parents on the emPOWER facebook page, we’ll feature the Ranger of the Week’s photo and story to inspire kids, parents, and teachers about how kids are making a difference.

emPOWER Schools
During January and February 2011, Gym Class Kits including Fitness guides and bulletin board messaging are being delivered to more than 4500 participating U.S. elementary schools. The guides include group activities focused on Power Rangers values and physical fitness, designed for Kindergarten – 3rd grade students. Each participating school is entered for a chance to win: a visit from the Samurai Power Rangers and a $10,000 donation to their physical education program.

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Monday February 7th on Nick/NickHD Power Rangers Samurai Episode 1 begins at 8PM & it moves to Noon on Sundays.

Marty M
OujaStrike

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Power Rangers Samurai Episodes Synopsis

Posted by OujaStrike on January 30, 2011

Season Premieres Monday 2/7/2011 at 8:00pmon Nick then moves to Sundays at Noon.
No word on when Reruns of past Power Rangers Episodes Airs on Nicktoons.
Reruns of Power Rangers Samurai: According to Burgundy Ranger website:
Included in there is the other pertinent part of the information. The Feb. 7 at 8:00 premiere is a ONE-TIME ONLY time slot. The regular time for PRS will be SUNDAYS at Noon Eastern (11 am Central, 10 am Mountain and Noon Pacific with the West Coast feed). There will be a Saturday repeat at the same times. Also, Nicktoons will have an hour’s worth of repeats on Friday nights at 8:00. The Saturday slot starts Feb. 12 with a rerun of the first episode, then the second and third episodes will premiere on the following Sundays (Feb. 13 and 20). We still don’t have a peep as to when PR — current or previous — will show up on Nicktoons.
http://www.angelfire.com/scifi/prstuff/

Episode 1 The Team Unites: Airs 2/7/2011
Mike figures out the hard way what it means to be a Samurai Ranger after a Nighlok attacks him and his friends.

Episode 2 Deal With a Nighlok: Airs 2/13/2011
The Rangers step in when a devious Nighlok tricks a young boy into giving up on his baseball dreams.

Episode 3 Day Off: Airs 2/20/201
Struggling to master a secret power disc, Jayden foregoes a trip with the others to an amusement park, where the rest of the team encounters the evil Nighlok Dreadhead.

Episode 4 Sticks & Stones: Airs 2/27/2011
When a Nighlok who uses insults as a physical weapon to attack the Rangers, only Emily is unaffected. To help her teammates, she explains how difficult events in life become an opportunity to grow stronger.

Episode 5 Fish Out of Water. Airs 3/13/2011

Episode 6 There Go the Brides. Airs 3/20/2011

No Synopsis has been release for Episodes 5 & 6 of Power Rangers Samurai.

Credit goes to.
http://www.angelfire.com/scifi/prstuff/
http://www.tv.com/power-rangers/show/1905/episode.html?tag=page_nav;episode

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Power Rangers Samurai Air date confirmed & Power Rangers Youtube Channel created.

Posted by OujaStrike on January 6, 2011

On Saturday Jan 1 New Years day a Promo for the Airdate was shown on Nicktoons but not Nick with a airdate of February 7th 8pm on Nick.

Heres the Video that i uploaded Saturday morning about the Power Rangers Samurai Airdate first shown on Nicktoons.

but a few days later a post by @Nick&More on Twitter Looks like Nicktoons has pulled the Power Rangers Samurai promo with the premiere date on it. It’s now back to the “early 2011” one.

on Wednesday January 5th LAVENDER RANGER of HenshinGrid posted on his Blogger page a scan pic of the TV Guide with a airdate of Power Rangers Samurai for Monday February 7th 8pm Nick. heres the link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today it was confirmed on the Power Rangers Samurai page http://www.nick.com/shows/power-rangers-samurai with the text that reads The brand new show premieres February 7th @8pm! & The Official Power Rangers Twitter page @PowerRangerNews also confirmed it We are proud to announce #PowerRangers Samurai will make its world premiere Monday February 7th at 8pm on @NickelodeonTV http://ow.ly/3zEZD

The Official Banner pic

Thanks goes to Dark Blaze on Henshin Justice Unlimited Forums for posting the Banner pic on the forums.

Saban Brands has created a new Youtube Channel here

Marty M
OujaStrike

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