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Collider has announced the title for the upcoming Power Rangers movie: Saban's Power Rangers.
"Saban" as in the last name of the series' co-creator and owner, Haim Saban. The report says that Saban is currently working on the script with the film's director Dean Israelite. They haven't release a lot of details about its story, but apparently the character names are new to the franchise. This is a new team, but they will pilot the original vehicles. Here's the breakdown:
- Callum Oliver – The Red Ranger/Tyrannosaurus
- Priya Patel – The Pink Ranger/Pterodactyl
- Brian Olson – The Blue Ranger/Triceratops
- Oscar Fernandez – The Black Ranger/Mastodon
- Teyana Jones – The Yellow Ranger/Sabre-tooth Tiger
So far, four of those roles have been announced. Naomi Scott is the Pink Ranger, Dacre Montgomery is the Red Ranger, Ludi Lin is the Black Ranger, and RJ Cyler is the Blue Ranger.
Saban's Power Rangers will be released in theaters on January 13, 2017.