The gang’s all suited up and ready for action in the latest Power Rangers trailer!
Despite the first teaser, and reports from various outlets, Power Rangers doesn’t appear to be going to “dark and gritty” reboot angle at all despite taking some obvious cues from Chronicle, a film that inspired director Dean Israelite’s previous film as well (Project Almanac). If anything, it looks pretty close to the cheesiness of the television series, but with better special effects. While I grew up during the show’s highest point of popularity and saw a couple of the movies, I was never invested in the property, so I can’t comment too much on whether the aesthetic and tone hits the mark with fans, but it does look like it could be an entertaining, family-friendly film. Lionsgate and Saban Films have hopes to make this a long-running film series, so time will tell whether it hits the mark with moviegoers seeking the nostalgia of childhood, and new fans of the property.
Power Rangers morphs into theaters on March 24th, 2017.
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