‘Power Rangers’ exceeding box office estimations

From L to R: Dacre Montgomery, Becky G and Naomi Scott on the set of SABAN'S POWER RANGERS. Photo by Kimberley French.

Great news for fans of ‘Power Rangers’. The film took an estimated $3.6M from Thursday previews leading to an $15M Friday at the North American box office. Studio Lionsgate had predicted a $30-40M weekend but it would now seem the film may push beyond $42M if it does well on Saturday.

We’ll keep you updated as this story develops…

In the meantime check out our video preview of the film in the player below.

Sabans 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. 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.

Directed by Dean Israelite, Saban’s ‘Power Rangers’ stars Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Becky G, Ludi Lin, featuring Bill Hader, with Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Banks. The screenplay is by John Gatins. Story is by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless and Michele Mulroney and Kieran Mulroney. Producers are ‘Power Rangers’ creator Haim Saban, Brian Casentini, Wyck Godfrey, and Marty Bowen.

‘Power Rangers’ is in cinemas now!

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Neil is the GYCO Editorial Chief. He has a BA in Film & Tv and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 as an office manager and 5-9 as a reviewer/web designer. He has been subscribing to comics for around nine years but has been reading them as long as he can remember. Favourite comics: Batman; Nightwing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and All New X-Men Favourite films: Batman (any apart from & Robin); Star Trek Generations, Underworld, Beetlejuice Favourite TV shows: Fringe; Buffy, Arrow, TBBT, Being Human UK and Star Trek TNG