Concept Art For Rejected Power Rangers Film Pitch Offer A Fantastic Look At Classic Characters

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Lionsgate has been developing a new Power Rangers movie with Saban Entertainment. The film will be directed by Dean Israelite (Project Alamanac).

One of the other directors for the gig worked with conceptual artists Alex Ruiz and Gregory Semkow, and they just shared some designs for the film pitch, and they include images of The Control Room, Alpha, T-Rex Zord, Zordon, and Rita Repulsa.

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Here's what Ruiz said about the art:

"This is some concept art I made for a director who was pitching his film version of Power Rangers. If you guys remember someone made an amazing PR fan film this year, which lit the fire under many asses to get a full on Hollywood film made. So, many a director jumped at the opportunity. Unfortunately our guy didn't get it, it went to another director. Such is the nature of the film business."

The film stars Becky Gomez as the Yellow Ranger, R.J.Cyler as the Blue Ranger, Ludi Lin as the Black Ranger, Dacre Montgomery as the Red Ranger and Naomi Scott as the Pink Ranger. The film will be based on a screenplay written by Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz (Fringe).

Been pretty busy with work so haven't posted much lately, but thought I'd share one from earlier in the year. I had the...
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Gregory Semkow
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Thursday, October 1, 2015
Another from the power rangers pitch I worked on... Rita Repulsa, lol. I imagined her body armor as constantly flowing...
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Gregory Semkow
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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Power Rangers will be released in March 24, 2017.