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New Power Rangers Film Posts Teaser Trailer With Halsey Song

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Darker tone, extraterrestrial armor, more hinted for March 24 film

Lionsgate posted the teaser trailer for the new Power Rangers film on Saturday. The trailer features the song “I Walk The Line” by singer Halsey and hints at the movie's darker tone, among other updates:

Lionsgate describes the new Power Rangers film:

Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover that they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so they will have to overcome their real-life issues and band together as the Power Rangers before it is too late.

The film is planned for a March 24, 2017 release. The main cast includes:

Dacre Montgomery as the Red Ranger Jason

Naomi Scott as the Pink Ranger Kimberly

Ludi Lin as the Black Ranger Zack

R.J. Cyler as the Blue Ranger Billy

Becky Gomez as the Yellow Ranger Trini

The film's staff revealed an earlier set of character posters last month that offered a glimpse of the Zords featured in the movie.

In addition to the main cast, Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston plays Zordon, Elizabeth Banks plays Rita Repulsa, David Denman plays Sam Scott (the father of the Red Ranger), and Bill Hader plays Alpha 5.

Dean Israelite (Project Almanac) is on board to direct the film. John Gatins (Kong: Skull Island, Real Steel), Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama (Dracula Untold), Max Landis (Chronicle), and Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller (X-Men: First Class, Thor) are scriptwriters for the film.

Brian Tyler (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Dragonball: Evolution) is composing the film's score. Kelli Jones (Straight Outta Compton, Sons of Anarchy) is serving as costume designer, Hamish Purdy (The Revenant) is in charge of set design, and Weta Workshop (The Lord of the Rings) is handling suit design and visual effects. Paul Jennings is the stunt coordinator, Andrew Menzies is the production designer, and Matt Lloyd is director of photography.

Allison Shearmur and Brent O'Connor are serving as executive producers. Haim Saban, Brian Casentini (Power Rangers TV series), Wyck Godfrey, and Marty Bowen are producing the film.

Saban Brands revealed a visual the film's Power Sword on Monday.

The official Twitter account for the Power Rangers franchise additionally revealed on Wednesday that Bandai America is selling a new Power Rangers Movie Red Ranger figure exclusively at New York Comic Con this weekend. The figure is limited to 1,000 units.

[Via The Tokusatsu Network]


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