‘Power Rangers’ Reboot Update: Studio Unveils Cast Line Up
Kids’ TV series, “Power Rangers” is heading to the big screen with a joint production of Lionsgate and Saban while it will be helmed by Dean Israelite. Recently, the plot details and the possible list of cast for the forthcoming reboot have been unveiled. Find out!
According to Variety reports, the reboot will feature plot from the “Mighty Morphin Power Ranger” TV show while sources unveil that the “studio has began testing young talent, looking at up-and-coming actors and actresses to make up the team.”
Sources disclose that Daniel Zovatto (“It Follows”), Ross Butler (“Chasing Life”) and Brian Marc are the potential cast, who could portray Black Ranger Zack. For Red Ranger, Jason, “Disney Decendant” star Mitchell Hope is presently in the lead followed up by “Arrow” guest star Austin Butler and “Shortland Street” actor K.J. Apa. Meanwhile, the most favorite Pink Ranger Kimberly could be portrayed by “The Martian” star Naomi Scott and former Lexi Reed Disney star Stefanie Scott.
Allison Shearmur, Brian Casentini and Haim Saban are jointly producing the “Power Rangers” reboot while the screenplay comes from Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller.
The reboot of “Power Rangers” will reinterpret the inception of 1993 Fox Kids TV series, which was converted into a theatrical movie “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie” in 1995. The plot would run as the original where a bunch of high school children, discover themselves permeate with extraterrestrial powers and come unify jointly to protect the planet while they are sustained by colossal mechanical vehicles, Zords.
Allegedly, the studio is looking for fresh face to build up the team, whilst they would look for a prominent actor or actress to portray an adversary role for the movie.
According to previous reports by Realty Today, in an interview veteran “Power Rangers” actor Jason David Frank unveiled that both Lionsgate and Saban approached him for the reboot, hence, he would be involved in the project though he is not worried about a short role or to have a cameo.
“Power Rangers” reboot is slated to hit the theaters on Jan. 13, 2017.
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