After a decade’s gap, the third film of the Power Rangers franchise is set to hit the screens on March 24 next year and as a treat to the Might Morphin fandom, the filmmakers released a preview of the trailer, which debuted at New York Comic Con on Saturday.
To amplify the nostalgia about good old TV series of coloured rangers, the new sci-fi action features five outcast school teens exploring their superpowers as they try to save Earth from alien invasion. Though the teaser is like any superhero-themed movie (like Chronicles or Fantastic Four), it is worth the wait as the rangers are not yet suited up and well, you haven’t seen Bulk and Skull.
Adding to the excitement of the much-awaited film, Breaking Bad chemist Bryan Cranston will be playing Zordon, the mentor of the rangers.
The movie cast includes Dacre Montgomery playing Jason Lee Scott (the Red Ranger), Naomi Scott as Kimberly Hart (the Pink Ranger), RJ Cyler as Billy Cranston (the Blue Ranger), Becky G as Trini Kwan (the Yellow Ranger) and Ludi Lin as Zack Taylor (the Black Ranger). Not to forget Elizabeth Banks who is playing the baddie and rangers’ enemy, Rita Repulsa.
The comic relief robot Alpha 5 will get the voice of Bill Harder.
This movie is the second feature film for director Dean Isarelite who made his debut with Project Almanac in 2015. Being bankrolled by Lionsgate production, the movie is reportedly made out of a budget of $150 million.
From those plastic-suited arm-wielding rangers fighting Zods in the old TV series to the reboot fighters with some serious superpowers, the Power Rangers are up for some heavy action-packed adventure.