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Dacre Montgomery Cast As Red Power Ranger

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Joining the Pink Ranger, now the Red Ranger has been cast in the Power Rangers movie.

Dacre Montgomery is thought to be playing Jason (official character names have yet to be announced), who in the past has been the leader of the group. Below you can check out the official announcement from Power Ranger Instagram account.

The character of Jason has been described as: “the makings of someone or something great if he would just get out of his own way. Jason was a legend of this town—a freshman quarterback with the skills to take him all the way. People knew his name. Children wore his jersey. Until, one night Jason wrapped his car around a pole and busted out his knee. Everything Jason was going to become ended in an instant. And with it, he lost himself. When we meet him at the start of the film, he’s a kid in need of redemption. By the end, he’ll be leading this disparate group of teens to shed their individual baggage and find who they truly are.”

The new Power Rangers movie has a January 13, 2017 release directed by Dean Israelite (Project Almanac) with Power Rangers creator, HaimSaban, producing the film. 

 

#DacreMontgomery is officially suiting up as the #RedRanger. Get excited for the @PowerRangersMovie, coming in 2017!

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Naomi Scott Cast As Pink Ranger In Power Rangers Movie

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The Pink Ranger has been cast for the upcoming live-action Power Rangers movie.

Naomi Scott will suit up as the character, with the announcement coming from the official Power Rangers Instagram account.

The new Power Rangers movie has a January 13, 2017 release directed by Dean Israelite (Project Almanac) with Power Rangers creator, HaimSaban, producing the film.

Naomi Scott is known for The Martian, Inspector Lewis, Terra Nova, Lemonade Mouth and Life Bites.

A reported character description for Kimberly in the movie reads as follows:

Kimberly is unconventionally cool all in a way the popular girls wish they were. In fact, she was one of those girls, but isn’t anymore. Not since she’s returned to school after an absence of 6 months. Rumors are flying as to why; rumors she seems not to care about, because she’s come back with this new rebel-without-a-cause, edgy attitude. But the truth is, it’s all masking a deep secret that makes her feel profoundly vulnerable.

 

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Power Rangers Movie Characters Revealed

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A new Power Rangers movie is currently in development, which is being directed by Dean Israelite (Project Almanac) with a script written by Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz.

The Power Rangers movie has a planned January 13, 2017 release, and now character descriptions have been made known (via Collider):

Jason – 17 years old, the makings of someone or something great if he would just get out of his own way. Jason was a legend of this town—a freshman quarterback with the skills to take him all the way. People knew his name. Children wore his jersey. Until, one night Jason wrapped his car around a pole and busted out his knee. Everything Jason was going to become ended in an instant. And with it, he lost himself. When we meet him at the start of the film, he’s a kid in need of redemption. By the end, he’ll be leading this disparate group of teens to shed their individual baggage and find who they truly are.

Kimberly – 17 years old, unconventionally cool all in a way the popular girls wish they were. In fact, she was one of those girls, but isn’t anymore. Not since she’s returned to school after an absence of 6 months. Rumors are flying as to why; rumors she seems not to care about, because she’s come back with this new rebel-without-a-cause, edgy attitude. But the truth is, it’s all masking a deep secret that makes her feel profoundly vulnerable.

Trini – 17 years old, mysterious and extremely bright. Her parents constantly move for work, making Trini the perpetual new girl to any school. A loner who owns it, Trini is self-sufficient, contemplative, but always observant. All she wants is to find her gang of friends, but she’ll never admit it – least of all to herself.

Billy – 17 years old, slight and awkward. Billy is challenged in his abilities to communicate and interact socially. Whip-smart and sweet, but always odd. Sometimes in a fun way, sometimes not, Billy is a kid with no filter. Showing his emotions, understanding sarcasm, and dealing with his OCD is a constant challenge. Has never really had any friends and instantly gravitates towards Jason.

Zack – 17 years old, always the life of the party. Filled with bravado and swagger, Zack’s tough and cool on the exterior. A charming guy who’s never had trouble with the one-liner, nor lacked confidence around women. A great athlete that’s never wanted to play on any team but his own. Zack advertises everything about himself, except the truth, which is that he lives in a trailer park with his single mom, and because of it, feels deeply inferior to all his peers.

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Licensing Expo Posters: Power Rangers, Independence Day 2, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, Gods Of Egypt

Update: The images are not posters, per se, but are actually considered promotional art for the movies.

 

Check out first look promotional art for the upcoming Power Rangers movie, Independence Day 2, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them and Gods Of Egypt.

The Power Rangers movie is moving forward with Project Almanac director Dean Israelite for a January 13, 2017 release.

Independence Day 2 has a June 24, 2016 release described as: After Independence Day redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction. 

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is the Harry Potter spinoff starring Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander with a November 18, 2016 release.

Gods Of Egypt has a April 8, 2016 release described as: Magic, monsters, gods and madness reign throughout the palaces and pyramids of the Nile River Valley in this action-adventure inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt.  With the survival of mankind hanging in the balance, an unexpected hero takes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love.  Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.  With only a handful of heroic rebels opposing Set’s savage rule, Bek (Brenton Thwaites), a bold and defiant mortal, enlists the aid of powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against the evil overlord.  As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen take them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the spectacular final confrontation.

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Power Rangers Movie Concept Art

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We may have our first look at the upcoming Power Rangers movie due out in 2017 in the form of concept art.

Images leaked online revealing designs for the Red Tyrannosaurus Zord and the Pink Ranger’s Pterodactyl Zord.

It should be mentioned that it’s unclear if the art is legit as Movie Pilot has since posted and deleted the art (maybe at the request of Saban) and Bleeding Cool has since picked up on it.

From the first pic, we see it appears the Zords in the Power Rangers film will have multiple modes as well as being able to combine with the other Zords into a Megazord.

The Power Rangers movie is being written by Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, known for X-Men: First Class and Thor.

Update: Lionsgate requested the images be taken down.

 

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Katee Sackhoff Creating & Starring In “Rain” SF Series

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Katee Sackhoff, known for Battlestar Galactica, is creating and will star in a new science-fiction series titled Rain.

Deadline reports Sackhoff has teamed with Continuum producer Reunion Pictures for the project, which Sackhoff wrote and is executive producing.

The description for Rain reads as: an evolutionary parable that gives us a look into our possible future as a species viewed through the eyes of a soldier named Rain (Sackhoff). It explores how the long-term effects of global warming, the burning of fossil fuels and the scientific manipulation of nature’s balance rot the world and contribute to its decline.

“With RainKatee has created a future world and a story that are compelling as both a sweeping vision and a very personal exploration of a civilization in harrowing decline by its own hand,” Reunion Pictures’ Tom Rowe said in a statement. “She has written a great story and we are excited to be working with her.”

Katee Sackhoff currently stars in Longmire, which will be moving to Netflix, and was a part of the controversial Power Rangers fan-film that amassed over 14 million views on YouTube within days of its debut.

“It’s great to be in business with Reunion and Thunderbird,” Sackhoff said.” Their credentials in the genre are outstanding and they share my vision in telling a story that means a lot to me.” 

Sackhoff’s name has also popped up as a fan-favorite choice to play Marvel’s Captain Marvel.

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Now James Bond Short Gets Yanked

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Adi Shankar, the producer behind the controversial Power/Rangers fan-film, has now had has his new James Bond short yanked from YouTube due to similar copyright infringement claims.

This time it’s MGM who filed the complaint, and now the video has stopped playing after about 12 hours.

While the Power/Rangers fan-film is back online due to director Joseph Khan filing a counter-claim, Shankar has released a statement that he will not be fighting MGM.

“I have the utmost respect for MGM and the iconic character of James Bond, and although I believe my video is clearly a parody of James Bond, I will refrain from reposting it online out of respect,” Shankar said, reports Deadline.

Shankar’s James Bond short, “In Service Of Nothing,” consisted of animated storyboards featuring James Bond reliving his glory days in a flashback and used the likeness of Sean Connery.

Regarding the relevant copyright law, parodies of another creator’s works are allowed (short explanation).

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Watch: The Making Of Power Rangers Fan-Film

The controversial Power/Rangers fan-film starring Katee Sackhoff and James Van Der Beek that recently premiered online now has a behind-the-scenes featurette.

Above you can check out the “Making of Power/Rangers,” with the full movie below.

Following complaints by Saban, who owns the rights to the Power Rangers, video sites YouTube and Vimeo removed the movie over copyright claims; however, Power/Rangers director Joseph Khan recently filled out paper work stating his movie is a parody, which exempts it from copyright law. Saban could always choose to fight the claim.

The Power/Rangers fan-film currently has over 12.6 million views on YouTube.

Saban also has plans a for a new live-action Powers Ranger movie with Lionsgate, which has a July 22, 2016 release (which is speculated to be the reason they filed a copyright claim).

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Power/Rangers Back On YouTube; Joseph Khan Comments

The controversial Power/Rangers fan-film by director Joseph Khan and producer Adi Shankar is back on YouTube with over 12 million views after being taken down by the request of Saban Entertainment over copyright issues.

As Power/Rangers is now back on YouTube, Khan has obviously asserted he owns the rights to the film as it falls under “pardoy” copyright laws, which enables someone to imitate another’s work (short explanation).

Joseph Khan recently participated in a Reddit QnA where he did state he signed papers to the effect.

I am literally at my agent’s office signing paperwork right now to get it back on. You should see it soon. Internet YOU WON.

Khan also explains why his Power/Rangers fan-film is not a PG-13 version.

I’m not a studio blaming guy. This business is run by people and people are all flawed and nuts. Especially in the creative field. We are all fucking insane. I think the biggest problem is the R rating. In POWER/RANGERS was making a point about the ratings system. The people who want me to tone this down and make this a “PG-13” version – you know how I do that? Take out a few fucks and take out the blood when there’s a gunshot. That’s it. And suddenly everyone would have their kid friendly PG-13. But what exactly is that? The absurdity is people will accept this very short as entertainment for kids as long as you show guns are bloodless and people just kind of fall down when they get hit. This is a weird hypocricy of the ratings system, commercial necessity rather than a moral one. Even before PG-13 was invented a PG film like RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK would show that guns, when shot at someone, would blow blood off his head into the lens. So this film is a response to that and making a more honest depiction of this sort of violent entertainment. To get a PG-13 all I have to do is cut our the cursing, keep the killings but just sanitize them. And no tits.

Khan goes on to explain it’s not aimed at 12 year olds.

I can’t front that I’m a fan of Power Rangers. Most people when they do projects always say they’re fans but 90% are lying just to please the fans. I was already shaving in 1993 when Power Rangers came out. It was aimed at 12 year olds. I would have been weird as fuck if I was going into clubs raving about a reappropriated Sentai show for kids. I would have never gotten laid (which I didn’t anyway so what did it matter). It was an interesting experiment to play with reboot culture and tone control. When I finally made it I was fully invested in the characters and the property but I didn’t come into it to please a fan base, per se, but to experiment with pop culture.

It’s not necessarily made for Power Ranger fans NOW, especially kids. It was made for Power Rangers fans in the 90’s who grew up and out of it. I’m making a piece of nostolgia for adults in their late 20’s and 30’s, who haven’t thought about them in a minute. And I think that is the vast majority of people in the world. If you’re 30 and still into Power Rangers and dress up in the costumes and all that, then more power to you, but this is not for you. 

Khan explains how Power/Rangers is a parody of the original.

Parody in that it is a conceptual straight faced hyperbole. Every scene is straightfaced and serious and believable. If you watched it and enjoyed every minute of it literally – you’re not stupid, you’re honest. That’s what I wanted. And when it ended and you laugh and go what the fuck did I just watch, you’re acknowledging you just legitimately enjoyed a fucking Might Morphin Power Rangers movie where they fucked porn stars, did coke, and blew people’s brains out a face value. THAT’S irony, THAT’s the comedy, THAT’s the parody.

Khan goes on to explain how Power/Rangers got to be and hints at the cost.

I was going to a sci fi short anyway with Russ Bain (Tommy, green ranger) and Adi Shankar convinced me to make it about Power Rangers. I self funded it and shot it over 7 days. It was taken down because it was awesome.

More than a Mercedes. Less than a condo in Los Angeles.

I paid for it myself. But a couple rich friends threw in a little money when they saw it just because they wanted to. Seriously. I didn’t need it. They were like this is cool, we were going to just bet it on golf. Go buy some more blood shots. Not kidding.

On Kate Sackhoff being a part of the film:

Katee only had one day to shoot her interrogation scene so I had to shoot all her shots first. Then I had to back through all the set-ups and shoot James, regardless of which way the camera was pointing. Holy shit, that was tough to keep track of in my head.

Khan also says there is no interest in making it a full-length feature film:

I strictly made it as a short film. No interest in making it a real movie. It’s designed to be 14 minutes, no more no less.

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Power/Rangers Director Joseph Khan with fight coordinator Don Thai Theerathda setting up a fight in the Power/Rangers fan-film

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YouTube Yanks Power Rangers Fan Film

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Following copyright complains from Saban Entertainment, YouTube has now yanked the Power/Rangers fan-film by producer Adi Shankar and director Joseph Khan.

Last I checked, the Power/Ranger fan-film had well over 2 million views. The video was also up at Vimeo for a bit, but taken down after around 300K views.

The Power/Rangers YouTube video now reads: “This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by SCG Power Rangers LLC.”

Joseph Khan reacted to the the news on Twitter: “Saban just pulled POWER/RANGERS off Youtube. Bad day for free speech, fair use, and Fandom in general.”

Khan also seemingly suggests people that have downloaded it to share it: “Everyone who bothered to download POWER/RANGERS, you rock. I would never tell you to share it. You didn’t hear it from me. Nope.”

It also seems that Khan has no plans to fight the copyright complaint: “I’m a filmmaker who plows all his money into his films vs entities worth billions. Going legal is not really a fair fight for me.”

“Internet, have at it,” Khan also tweeted. You can’t shut down the internet.”

The Power/Rangers fan-film starred Katee Sackhoff and James Van Der Beek.

Recently, the original Green Ranger, Jason David Frank, was also against the fan-film as he posted video sharing his thoughts.

Saban currently has two Power Rangers shows airing on Nickelodeon and plans for a Power Rangers movie for Summer 2016.

The Power/Rangers fan-film can currently be found on Daily Motion as well as the Chinese Youtube site Youku.

Update: Adi Shankar has released a statement noting the Power/Rangers movie is available to view on Facebook.

To Whom It May Concern:

Today, I was deeply disappointed to learn that Saban Brands decided to attack my Power/Rangers “Bootleg Universe One-Shot” film.  To all the viewers that enjoyed this film, I consider this an outright infringement on freedom of expression and individualism. I set out to make this film because I am a childhood fan of the Power Rangers. As children our retinas are burned with iconic images and as we grow older these images come to represent crucial moments within the trajectories of our own lives.  This film is a homage to the original creators of the Power Rangers, and a parody of a television series we all grew up loving. Films like my Power/Rangers “Bootleg” are vital expressions of creativity in our troubled world. If we suppress this creativity and become passive participants in the consumption of the culture we live in, we implicitly allow a dangerous precedent to be set for the future of the internet.

Warm Regards,

Adi Shankar

P.S. Thank you Mark Zuckerberg for hosting Power/Rangers and taking a stand https://www.facebook.com/theadishankarbrand

 

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Jason David Frank Slams Power Rangers Fan-Film

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The new Power Rangers fan-film is causing all sorts of uproar.

Not only is Saban Entertainment trying to get it taken down, but now the Green Ranger himself, Jason David Frank, is slamming the serious take on the popular kids’ show.

Frank took to his Facebook page to release a video about his thoughts on “Power/Rangers” where he offered he was approached to be in the film, but decided against it.

“I know there’s a lot of fans out there that love it and all that stuff, but I’m just a PG-13 guy,” Frank said. “The cuss words, the drugs, all this other stuff — it doesn’t fly with me.”

Frank then continues why he isn’t a fan.

 “The problem is that [Power Rangers is] still connected with adult and kids,” he said. “The Super Mega Force and the Power Rangers Dino Force is still on Nickelodeon. You can’t take a brand like this and reboot it so dark and gritty.”

Jason David Frank mentions that Power Rangers is essentially a kids show, and then says he would rather be in the real Power Rangers movie.

Check it out:

 

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Power Rangers Fan Film Under Fire From Saban

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Earlier saw a Power Rangers fan-film released starring Katee Sackhoff and James Van Der Beek.

The video is up on YouTube with over 2.6 million views, but it’s learned that Vimeo has taken it down at the request of Saban, who owns the rights to Power Rangers.

Saban apparently filed a copyright infringement request with Vimeo, with Vimeo telling the director of the fan-film, music video director Joseph Khan, the following: “Vimeo is the host for your videos and as a host for user-generated content we are fully compliant with the notice and takedown provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. It looks like your video was removed due to a copyright infringement claim by: Tim Quinlan, SCG Power Rangers LLC.”

Khan took to his Twitter to release a series of tweets asking fans to contact Saban to stop the harassment.

Saban is trying to shut POWER/RANGERS down,” Khan tweeted. “If you’d like to keep watching, tell them to stop harassing me.”

Khan then directed people to Saban’s customer support page at: sabranbrands.com/contact.

It probably should be noted that Khan’s Power/Rangers fan-film uses no actual Power Rangers material, but contains all original footage.

It’s unclear where the law lies on Khan’s fan-film as if it is considered a parody, then no copyright can be claimed. In addition, Khan is not getting paid, which is usually a factor in copyright claims as well. Possibly the only argument Saban could make is that Khan’s film hurts the Power Rangers brand as it’s better than anything they have put out themselves. Or the obvious opposite argument would be it’s benefiting Saban and the Power Rangers brand as it’s giving them free promotion.

“I just wanted to make Power Rangers good for once,” Kahn told Deadline. “It’s kind of a silly franchise. It was an experiment in tone; it was a challenge. I took the silliest property I could think of and tried to see if I could make it serious enough.”

Watch the Power/Rangers fan-film:

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Watch: Katee Sackhoff Power Rangers Fan Film

 

 

 

Check out a cool Power Rangers fan-film above starring Katee Sackhoff and James Van Der Beek.

Power/Rangers was created by producer Adi Shankar, who was also responsible for the Venom “Truth in Journalism,” short and The Punisher: Dirty Laundry short.

Shankar also produced Dredd, A Walk Among The Tombstones, The Grey and Machine Gun Preacher.

Below you can also check out Shankar talking why he made the movie.

Update: The Power/Rangers fan-film is under fire from Saban.

Update #2: Saban had it yanked from YouTube, but it’s available on Facebook.

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New Power Rangers Movie Has A July 22, 2016 Release Date

A new Power Rangers movie is coming on July 22, 2016 from Saban and Lionsgate.

Roberto Orci (Star Trek, Amazing Spider-Man 2) will serve as executive producer with Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz (X-Men: First Class, Thor) penning the script.

The story reimagines the origin of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a group of ordinary high school kids who find themselves infused with extraterrestrial powers and must harness those powers as a team to save the world.

Power Rangers launched in 1993 as a TV show which saw its popularity explode leading to numerous series and movies.

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Live-Action Power Rangers Movie Announced

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A live-action Power Rangers movie is in the works as Saban Brands is partnering with Lionsgate.

It’s noted below that the new Power Rangers movie will be an original live action feature film that re-invisions the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a group of high school kids who are infused with unique and cool super powers but must harness and use those powers as a team if they have any hope of saving the world. 

 

Press Release

 

LIONSGATE AND SABAN BRANDS PARTNER FOR POWER RANGERS LIVE ACTION FEATURE FILM

 

ANTA MONICA, Calif., May 7, 2014 — Lionsgate, a leading global entertainment company, and Saban Brands, a strategic brand management company that acquires and builds global consumer brands, are partnering to develop and produce an original live action feature film based on the iconic Power Rangers property, it was announced today by creator of Power Rangers Haim Saban and Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer.  The announcement marks another step in Lionsgate’s continued commitment to build a broad portfolio of branded properties and franchises with global appeal.

Saban launched Mighty Morphin Power Rangers as a live action television series more than 20 years ago, and the series has been in continuous production ever since.  It has subsequently grown into one of the world’s most popular and recognizable brands, with toys, apparel, costumes, video games, DVD’s, comic books and other merchandise.

The two companies noted that, with an extensive and extremely devoted worldwide fan base as well as a deep and detailed mythology, the Power Rangers are primed for the big screen.  The new film franchise will re-envision the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a group of high school kids who are infused with unique and cool super powers but must harness and use those powers as a team if they have any hope of saving the world.

“Lionsgate is the perfect home for elevating our Power Rangers brand to the next level,” said Saban.  “They have the vision, marketing prowess and incredible track record in launching breakthrough hits from The Hunger Games toTwilight and Divergent.  In partnership with the Lionsgate team, we’re confident that we will capture the world of the Power Rangers and translate it into a unique and memorable motion picture phenomenon with a legacy all its own.”

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Haim Saban and his team to maximize the potential of this immensely successful and universally recognized franchise,” said Feltheimer.  “The Power Rangers stories and characters have been embraced by generations of audiences for more than 20 years, and today they are more powerful than ever.  We have the ideal partner and the perfect brand with which to create a motion picture event that will resonate with moviegoers around the world for years to come.”

ABOUT SABAN’S POWER RANGERS

Saban’s Power Rangers franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and producer of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers hit series that launched in 1993. Following its introduction, Power Rangers quickly became the most-watched children’s television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running boys live-action series in television history. The series follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who “morph” into superheroes and save the world from evil. It is seen in more than 150 markets around the world, translated into numerous languages and is a mainstay in the most prominent international children’s programming blocks. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com. 

ABOUT SABAN BRANDS

Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company’s experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing. SB applies a global omni-channel management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB’s portfolio of properties currently includes Power Rangers, Paul Frank, Julius Jr., Digimon Fusion and Popples, among many others. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

Parent company Saban Capital Group recently launched a new subsidiary, Saban Films, which acquires and distributes independent feature films.

ABOUT LIONSGATE

Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. Lionsgate currently has 34 television shows on 22 networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including such critically-acclaimed hits as the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men and Nurse Jackie, the comedy Anger Management, the network series Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show and the critically-acclaimed Orange is the New Black.

Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the blockbuster first and second installments of The Hunger Games franchise, the first installment of the Divergent franchise, The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Now You See Me, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, Warm Bodies, The Expendables 2, The Possession, Sinister, Arbitrage, Mud and Pantelion Films’ breakout hit Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.

Lionsgate’s home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company’s core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.

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Heck, Yeah! The Avengers Movie Power Rangers Trailer!

Check out a mashup between The Avengers movie and the original Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers! A fan (finally?!) came up with the idea to put the two together, with The Avengers movie footage and Power Rangers music and style. (via UsualSuspect2011)