Power Rangers

REPORT: Elizabeth Banks Will Play A Villain In ‘Power Rangers’ Movie

Elizabeth Banks will be taking on the Power Rangers and Angel Grove in Lionsgate’s feature film take on the 1990s kids TV show.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Banks will be playing none other than Rita Repulsa, the alien space witch who tried to take over the Earth with Lord Zed in the original incarnation of the series.

The Power Rangers themselves will be all be played by newcomers — RJ Cyler, Becky G, Ludy Lin, Naomi Scott, and Dacre Mongomery — while the film is set to be directed by Dean Israelite, best known for the time travel feature Project Almanac.

Power Rangers is currently scheduled for a 2017 release.

(via: THR)

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