AceShowbiz - This is what "Power Rangers" movie will be about when it's released next year. Lionsgate/Saban shared on Monday, February 29 the official plot details while announcing that the film officially started its production in Vancouver, BC, Canada on the same day.
"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," read the synopsis. "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."
"Power Rangers" stars %cDacre Montgomery% as Jason the Red Ranger, %cRJ Cyler% as Billy the Blue Ranger, %cNaomi Scott% as Kimberly the Pink Ranger, singer %cBecky G% as Trini the Yellow Ranger and %cLudi Lin% as Zack the Black Ranger. "Pitch Perfect 2" star and director %cElizabeth Banks% joins them as the villainous Rita Repulsa.
Dean Israelite ("Project Almanac") is directing based on a script by John Gatins ("Kong: Skull Island", "Real Steel"), Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama ("Dracula Untold"), Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller ("X-Men: First Class", "Thor"), and Max Landis ("Chronicle"). The film is slated to hit theaters across the nation on March 24, 2017.