Power Rangers movie reboot to be written by X-Men scribes
The big-budget Hollywood reboot of Power Rangers will be written by Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, the writers behind X-Men: First Class.
The reboot, which is being developed by Lionsgate, will be executive-produced by Transformers and Star Trek Robert Orci, who has signed up to help create the story alongside Miller and Stentz, reports the Hollywood Reporter.
Power Rangers was originally a children's TV show in the 1990s and was initially called The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, it became a huge hit, selling millions of dollars worth of merchandise and spawning two Hollywood spin-offs Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie and Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie.
The original show focused on a group of teenagers recruited save their hometown of Angel Grove and to fight off monsters and the evil Lord Zedd.
The new movie is expected to emerge in 2016, though there is no word on who will be in the director's chair or in the cast.