LATEST NEWS

'Project Almanac' Director Ready to Morph for New 'Power Rangers'

by
April 12, 2015
Source: The Wrap

Power Rangers

Back in February, there was a lot of buzz about Power Rangers, but that's because there was a gritty, R-rated short film that went viral online. But in case you forgot there's a real feature film adaptation of the action television series in the works at Lionsgate, and it sounds like the studio has found their director with The Wrap reporting Project Almanac director Dean Israelite is currently in talks to get behind the camera. The film keeps the mythology of the show intact by following a new group of high school kids who find themselves infused with extraterrestrial powers and must harness those new powers to save the world.

Apparently Israelite was courted to direct several big movies at other studios, though specific titles aren't mentioned, but he was waiting for the right project. While I'm not sure I would call a new Power Rangers movie the best option to follow what was a decent, original time travel adventure, it will likely open some new doors for the filmmaker if it turns out to be good. The script comes from X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, and we're not entirely sure what to expect from this new big screen attempt at Power Rangers. Lionsgate already has the film set for release on July 22nd, 2016.

Find more posts: Development, Movie News

Discover more around the web:

Reader Feedback - 2 Comments

1

I didn't see PA, but I think I like that it's Lionsgate. I didn't know that, I guess I just sort of expected it to be Paramount for some reason.

OfficialJab on Apr 13, 2015

2

I agree. The only reason I'm leaning more towards the hopeful side for this movie is because it's Lionsgate. We shall see....

ListenToVinyl on Apr 13, 2015

Sorry, new comments are no longer allowed.

FEATURED POSTS

POPULAR COMMENTS

LAST YEAR'S TOP 10

Alex's Top 10 - 2019
1. Parasite
2. Last Black Man SF
3. The Lighthouse
4. Marriage Story
5. The Specials
6. Blinded by Light
7. Long Shot
8. Uncut Gems
9. For Sama
10. A Beautiful Day
Click Here for Thoughts

Adam's Top 10 - 2019
1. Parasite
2. Once Upon a Time
3. Avengers: Endgame
4. The Farewell
5. Knives Out
6. Rise of Skywalker
7. Peanut Butter Falcon
8. Little Women
9. 1917
10. The Irishman
Click Here for Thoughts

FOLLOW US HERE

Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the latest posts only, follow this acct:

Add FS to your Feedly updates: click here