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The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Are Set To Return To The Big Screen

Lionsgate Films is preparing a cinematic reboot of the series, which began 21 years ago.

Posted on May 7, 2014, at 12:57 p.m. ET

If you've recently said to yourself, "Self, the thing I need most in the world is another Power Rangers movie," then you are in luck!

Chelsea Lauren / Getty Images for Saban Brands

Saban Brands, which launched the Power Rangers franchise 21 years ago, announced that they are teaming up with Lionsgate Films to bring the brightly colored crime fighters back to the big screen.

Chelsea Lauren / Getty Images for Saban Brands

This will make the third feature film for the franchise.

Of his decision to team with Lionsgate for the film, Haim Saban of Saban Brands comments, “Lionsgate is the perfect home for elevating our Power Rangers brand to the next level.”

Chelsea Lauren / Getty Images for Saban Brands

"In partnership with the Lionsgate team, we’re confident that we will capture the world of the Power Rangers and translate it into a unique and memorable motion picture phenomenon with a legacy all its own.”

The new movie will "re-envision the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a group of high school kids who are infused with unique and cool super powers but must harness and use those powers as a team if they have any hope of saving the world."


Which sounds...surprisingly like the other premises.