Paramount is developing a new Power Rangers reboot film. Jonathan Entwistle, known as a director and executive producer on Netflix’s The End of the F***ing World, is in early negotiations to direct the film.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, which first reported the news, the new film’s story line will “involve a time-travel element” that sends its young main characters back to the 1990s. Patrick Burleigh, who wrote the upcoming Peter Rabbit 2, is working on the script. This will be the first Power Rangers film produced by Hasbro, which acquired the franchise in 2018.
The last Power Rangers most recent film from 2017 failed at the box office, grossing only $142 million worldwide on a reported $105 million budget. The sttudio, Lionsgate, scrapped plans for a sequel as a result. The film starred Naomi Scott, Bryan Cranston, and Elizabeth Banks and earned mixed reviews from both critics and fans alike.
Power Rangers is an American entertainment and merchandising franchise built around a live-action superhero television series, based on the Japanese tokusatsu franchise Super Sentai. Produced first by Saban Entertainment, second by BVS Entertainment, later by Saban Brands, and today by SCG Power Rangers and Hasbro, the Power Rangers television series takes much of its footage from the Super Sentai television series, produced by Toei Company. The first Power Rangers entry, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, debuted on August 28, 1993, and helped launch the Fox Kids programming block of the 1990s
The long-running Power Rangers TV franchise, on the other hand, aired its 26th season — Beast Morphers — this year on Nickelodeon.
Are you ready for another movie reboot? With all of the series changes over the years, who isn’t?
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