First photo of Elizabeth Banks in Saban’s Power Rangers

Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa in 'Saban's Power Rangers'
Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa in ‘Saban’s Power Rangers’

Yesterday via Entertainment Weekly and People Magazine, Lionsgate unveiled the first photo of ‘Pitch Perfect’ star Elizabeth Banks in full costume as the villainous Rita Repulsa in the upcoming ‘Saban’s Power Rangers’ film.

Due in cinemas March 24, 2017 the film is being directed by Dean Israelite, the script is written by John Gatins, Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama, Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller, and Max Landis.

Taking the film back to the ‘Mighty Morphon’ Power Rangers’ TV roots the cast includes Dacre Montgomery as Jason the Red Ranger, R J Cyler as Billy the Blue Ranger, Naomi Scott as Kimberly the Pink Ranger, Becky G as Trini the Yellow Ranger, Ludi Lin as Zack the Black Ranger, and Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa.

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