Might Morphin Power Rangers

May 07, 2014 | 1:06 p.m.

‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’: Lionsgate preps big-screen return

The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers are headed back to the big screen. Lionsgate and licensing entity Saban Brands announced Wednesday that they are teaming up to reboot the five color-coded heroes for the modern era. No director or screenwriter has been announced for the live-action film, which will “re-envision” the team of high school kids with special super powers tasked with saving the world. “The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” TV series debuted in 1993 and aired on Fox for three years, attracting a following among the elementary-school set drawn to the adventures of the heroes as they battled giant robots and other foes. The show offered actions and low-budget charms — frequently recycling footage from “Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger,” a Japanese program, with American actors dubbing in the voices. The Power Rangers made the leap to the big screen in 1995’s […]
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