‘Power Rangers’’ Director Promises ‘Mature But Playful’ Reboot
The 90’s generation remembers the good old “Power Rangers” and apparently it is the only show that has survived from the wrath of the 21st-century children’s television program. The show, which is in its 22nd season, is now all set to return to the big screen in an upcoming film from the director of “Project Almanac” Dean Israelite.
For all those who have missed this wonderful children show, “Power Rangers” is about a group of teenagers who are gifted with special powers. Itheir colourful costumes and heavy assault vehicles, Zords they protect the Earth from supervillains and monsters who are attempting to destroy the world.
This would not be the first time when “Power Rangers” will be seeing the light of a big screen. The first movie was a box office success and according to the Israelite, the second film will be quite different from its predecessor.
In an interview with IGN, Israelite revealed that there have been many directors in line to direct the “Power Rangers” movie but with the big presentation to Lionsgate, he got the job. According to him, the film is in pre-production where the designing team is working day and night to re-imagine the world. Apart from the childhood fascination, the script written by the Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller has also grabbed Israelite’s attention.
“It’s going to be a fun, joyful [movie] but one that feels completely grounded in a real world, with real characters going through real things,” Israelite added in the interview.
Israelite has not revealed anything more but he teased that the casting of the film has just begun and soon the studio will let the world know who will be seen in the film as the next “Power Rangers.”
“Power Rangers” is all set to release in theaters on Jan. 13, 2017 and if you cannot wait that long then tune into Nickelodeon for “Power Rangers Dino Charge,” the 22nd season of “Power Rangers.”