Not yet excited for the ‘Power Rangers Movie?’ You will be now — your favorite comedian just joined the cast!
Elizabeth Banks just revealed on Facebook that she’s joining the epic Power Rangers Movie. She joins RJ Cyler, Becky G, Ludy Lin, Naomi Scott, and Dacre Montgomery, the teens who are playing the epic power rangers in the movie. So, who will Elizabeth play?
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She will take on the classic Power Ranger villain, Rita Repulsa, an alien witch! “After 10,000 years, I’m free!! It’s time to conquer Earth! ⚡ Guess who’s playing #RitaRepulsa in the Power Rangers Movie??,” she captioned her Facebook photo. In the original movie in 1995, the alien role was played by Julia Cortez,
This is another huge get for Elizabeth, whose career is seriously on a roll! She directed, produced, and starred in Pitch Perfect 2, and returned to Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2!
The script for the movie, based on the 90s hit, was written by X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz. The Lionsgate film is set to hit theaters in March 2017.
Here’s a video of the epic scene with Rita’s fight:
Do you think this casting is great?