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Lionsgate And Saban Teams Up For Another Power Rangers Film

Saban Brands has officially announced a partnership with Lionsgate to produce and original and re-envisioned live action film based on the popular Power Rangers franchise!

Haim Saban and Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer announced this partnership today to mark another step in Lionsgate commitment to build a solid portfolio of branded properties and franchises with global appeal.

With both companies noting that with a very solid fanbase around the world, Power Rangers are ready for the big screen. The newest film franchise will bring a re-envisioned Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers team, where a group of high school kids entrusted with great super powers and awesome weapons and machinery must harness and use these powers as a team in hopes of saving the world from evil.

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

"We're thrilled to be partnering with Haim Saban and his team to maximize the potential of it's 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"

For more info regarding this awesome news, please visit our friends at Ranger Crew!

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20 Responses
  1. My question is...where do we sign up to audition haha

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Well this is a cool idea. Though I rather see them use a different team or just create a all new ranger team. Then re harping on mmpr again. But curious to see what comes of this. And like first film will probably be its own out of cannon setting.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    If I was still an avid Power Ranger fanboy, I would totally hype out for this idea...

    But now, after I pledged my allegiance to Super Sentai, this idea just fell off very silly for me. 'Reenvisioned'? So basically... a reboot to a movie based on Zyuranger? Now I kinda think Saban should've adapted Zyuranger and not the following teams afterwards :(

    Let me guess, the movie will be based on Kyoryuger vs Go-Buster, right?

  4. A Says:

    This smells go buster, even if they did say its gonna be a re envisioning of MMPR

  5. Anonymous Says:

    Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: The Movie bombed.

    Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie bombed.

    Clash of the Red Rangers bombed.

    What makes you think this new movie is going to be any different? Learn from history, Saban.

  6. Anonymous Says:

    Lionsgate? Really!?
    Well, the movie have to be good.
    It MUST be good.

  7. Anonymous Says:

    As long as Judd Lynn is penning the script and Tzachor stays the hell away from it. I'm sold

  8. Anonymous Says:

    Alright, guys....IT'S MORPHIN' TIME!

  9. Yes !! YEEEEEES!!!!!!!!!!

    Finally, a New Power Rangers Movie!!!!!, OMG I think we've waiting for this for like . . . . 15 years???? This Is the best News so far this year . . !!!!!

    Ad It'll be made by Lionsgate, so It'll be an Awesome movie, I hope This remake works . . . .

  10. Anonymous Says:

    "Mighty morphin"? So it won't be Super Megaforce or Dino charge related?

  11. Anonymous Says:

    Very interesting development. Didn't expect a move like this. Curious to see who will wrote and direct the film. What type of remaking it will be from mmpr. And then of cause be nice to have some cameos of mmpr actors. Be them Radom civilian s the new rangers save. To some sort of passing torch like moment or even voices of badguys.

  12. Anonymous Says:

    This is gonna be a full reboot, 100% american made. New costumes, new story, everything. and PG-13 I hope, a bit more serious than the norm.

  13. Chaos Says:

    it will depend on how they do it -also they have to have a lord zedd class villian -their other original villians haven't been as good as he was concept wise

  14. Anonymous Says:

    really? another MMPR movie. cant they at least have other power rangers series for the movie like Super Megaforce. WHY just MMPR?! no offence to MMPR fans

  15. Anonymous Says:

    To the Anonymous who said the movie were failures, MMPR made over 4x its money back, Turbo broke even, and CotRR was a TV special so if anything there 1-1.

  16. Anonymous Says:

    @May 8, 2014 at 1:07 PM

    "really? another MMPR movie. cant they at least have other power rangers series for the movie like Super Megaforce. WHY just MMPR?! no offence to MMPR fans"..

    So you prefer a Super Mega Farce movie to an Re-imagined MMPR with the possibility being mature content? HAHAH lol yeah.. Obvious troll is still obvious.

  17. Anonymous Says:

    The previous PR movies didn't have the backing of a major studio like Lionsgate, either. I'm sure that they'll try to put in as much "creative input" as a studio exec can. But if anything, Lionsgate is superbly skilled at hyping their own movies.

  18. Anonymous Says:

    folks this is not likely gobusters or an adaptation of the gobusters vs kyoruger film. The press release clearly state it is a reinvision take on MMPR/Zyuranger. So this will probably be on par to compare it to the bay transformers films or the upcoming TMNT film.

    Also its not like this is going to be happening ASAP. There is no actors, no crew, no script or director lined up. So this could still be a few yrs away from happening. In my opinion they should hold this off to have it timed up with MMPR 25th anni in 4 more yrs.

    Also like the original film its more then likely going to be its own thing and no barings to the PR Tv universe/continuity/cannon. So it can be its own thing and the tv shows still keep on coming yrly/bi yrly.

    I do hope some former pr show crew folks do get invovled in the film. And it would be nice to have any of the MMPR era rangers to do cameos in the film. Be a teacher at the rangers school, owner of there hangout place, or just some random civilians the rangers save, or even just used as voice actors for a badguy.

  19. Anonymous Says:

    As long as they don't turn it into a Bayformers-style CGI clustercuss, I'm in.

  20. Craig Says:

    People here do realize that they're aiming for their own Power Rangers Cinematic Universe here, right? Not like the first movie - bigger. They want a TV universe and a movie universe in the vein of The Avengers. - Buy Video Games for Consoles and PC - From Japan, Korea and other Regions
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