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Saban Brands prepares to shutdown

Following the purchase of its entertainment properties (including Power Rangers) by Hasbro,the Century City, CA-based Saban Brands has initiated a company shutdown. According to filings sent to the state of California from Saban Brands, the children’s entertainment firm intends to cease operations on July 2nd. 51 of its 60 employees will be laid off that […]

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Power Rangers Movie Reboot Slated for July 2016 Release

Originally announced last May, Saban and Lionsgate’s upcoming reboot of the Power Rangers movie franchise has just been dated. According to a recent announcement, the movie is slated for a July 22, 2016 release. The Power Rangers movie reboot will have a story penned by Roberto Orci (Transformers, Star Trek), who also serves as an […]

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Roberto Orci Gives Update on Upcoming Power Rangers Movie

In a recent interview with IGN, Roberto Orci discussed the upcoming Power Rangers movie in which he is serving as Executive Producer. Of course, with the same people behind X-Men: First Class, there’s no cause for concern over the quality at the moment. Orci addressed issues on whether it’s going to be a reboot for […]

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X-Men: First Class Writers Tapped for New Power Rangers Movie

Lionsgate and Saban Brands have recently tapped X-Men: First Class scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz for a new Power Rangers movie. Additionally, Transformers and Star Trek screenwriter Roberto Orci will be coming on board as an executive producer, also helping Miller and Stentz develop the story.