Synopsis and Official Staff of Power Rangers Saban
Power Rangers Saban will return to the big screen in July 2022, Lionsgate which will distribute the reboot of the film on a multi-platform (derived from the 1990 American TV series remake of the Japanese TV show Kyouryuu Sentai Zyuranger) directed by Dean Israelite. This is one of Irsaelite’s projects as a serial film director, after he finished the time-traveling adventure Almanac project.
Power Rangers shooting is currently underway in Vancouver, Israelite is working with a cast that includes newcomers such as Darce Montgomery as Jason the Red Ranger; Naomi Scott (The Martian) as Kimberly the Pink Ranger; RJ Cyler (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) as Billy Ranger Blue; Ludi Lin (Monter Hunt) as Zack Ranger Black; and pop music stars Becky Gomez as the Yellow Ranger Trini. Lionsgate / Saban has also released the official synopsis for the film, along with additional details on the project credits list from the screenwriter to the staff.
Here is the official synopsis for Power Ragers (2022):
“Power Rangers Saban consists of five ordinary high school kids who must band together when they learn that their small town Angel Grove and the world are on the verge of extinction by an alien invasion. Chosen by fate, our heroes quickly learn that only they can save the planet. But to do so they must overcome the problems of their lives and unite as Power Rangers before it is too late.”
Previously reported details of the new Power Rangers film suggested for young adult drama various styles of heavy action martial arts. The official synopsis of the Israelite film states that the main story lives up to expectations, considering the references to ‘Ranger’ in “everyday reality” to be one of the obstacles as they have to deal with saving the world.
Here are the additional official members of the Power Rangers production team that have been released by Lionsgate / Saban:
- Executive Producers : Allison Shearmur (The Hunger Game franchise, Rogue One) and Brent O’Connor (Warcraft).
- Composer : Brian Tyler (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Now You See Me).
- Costume Designer : Kelly Jones (Straight Outta Compton, Sons of Anarchy).
- Decorator Sets : Hamish Purdy (The Revenant).
- Stunt Coordinator : Paul Jennings (Game of Thrones, San Andreas, The Dark Knight).
- Suit Design and Visual Effects : Weta Workshop (The Lord of the Ring Avatar).
- Production Designer : Andrew Manzies (Fury, X-Men).
- Director of Photography : Matt Lloyd (Daredavel, Cop Car).