Get ready for action and adventure Saban style with our must-know surprising Power Rangers movie trivia! That’s right, the Power Rangers are back in a brand-new movie, set to hit theaters on March 24, 2017. The same characters we have always loved are back, with new cast members. The Red Ranger, the Pink Ranger, the Blue Ranger, the Yellow Ranger, the Black Ranger, along with Zordon and Rita Repulsa will hit the big screen in the upcoming superhero movie. Here is some interesting trivia about the upcoming Power Rangers movie version.
Power Rangers Movie Trivia
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Bryan Cranston, who plays the role Zordon in the upcoming movie, is no stranger to the Power Rangers franchise. In 1993, for 2 episodes, he voiced the role monsters, Twinman and Snizard.
The upcoming movie was originally set to be released in theaters on July 22, 2016. However, that was later changed to January 13, 2017. The date was once again changed to its current date of March 24, 2017.
In the upcoming Power Rangers movie, there are two iconic street signs named Reefside and Ocean Bluff Road. In the 2004 television series, Power Rangers Dino Thunder, the series was set in the city of Reefside and in the 2008 television series, Power Rangers Jungle Fury, the series was set in the city of Ocean Bluff.
Dean Israelite is the director for the 2017 Power Rangers movie. This will be the 2nd feature film that he has directed. His directorial film debuted was the 2015 movie Project Almanac.
Lionsgate Entertainment began testing for actors and actresses that would play the role of the 5 Power Rangers, on October 2, 2015. By the end of the month, all 5 Power Ranger roles were filled. Before Ludi Lin was cast in the role of Zack, the Black Ranger, Ross Butler, Daniel Zovatto and Brian Marc tested for the role. Before Dacre Montgomery was cast in the role of Jason Scott, the Red Ranger, Austin Bulter, Mitchell Hope and KJ Apa tested for the role. And before Naomi Scott was cast in the role of Kimberly Hart, the Pink Ranger, Stephanie Scott and Anna Sophia Robb also tested for the role.
In the upcoming Power Rangers movie, Jason Scott, the Red Ranger and Kimberly Hart, the Pink Ranger, are romantically involved. This is different from the television series, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, which aired from 1993 to 1995, where Kimberly is romantically linked to Tommy Oliver, the White Ranger. Also, in the 1996 television series, Power Rangers Zeo, Jason is romantically linked to Emily, the Yellow Samurai Ranger.