New Power Rangers Movie to Cast Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa
Here’s something that Power Rangers fans never thought would be possible. Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket, The Hunger Games) has been cast as Rita Repulsa in the upcoming Power Rangers movie reboot. The announced cast list also includes RJ Cyler as the Blue Ranger, Becky Gomez as the Yelllow Ranger, Ludi Lin as the Black Ranger, Dacre Montgomery as the Red Ranger and Naomi Scott as the Pink Ranger.
Dean Israelite (Project Almanac) will be directing the film while Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller (Thor, X-Men: First Class) are penning the script. The producers are Allison Shearmur (Lionsgate) and Brian Casentini (Saban Brands)
The film will be released on March 24, 2017.