22 March 2017 RockFM Movies
Saban’s Power Rangers, or simply Power Rangers, is a film based on the superhero team. It will be the third film of the Power Rangers film franchise and is also a reboot that features the main characters of the original Power Rangers television series, portrayed by a new cast. The film stars Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Becky G, Ludi Lin, Bill Hader, Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Banks. In the film, Zordon recruits five high school students to form a team that must stop an alien threat led by the witch Rita Repulsa.
It is the first blockbuster film to feature a major LGBTQ and Autistic Spectrum superheroes. The Yellow Ranger, Trini, played by Becky G, will become the first LGBT protagonist in a superhero movie franchise when Power Rangers gets released this week. Reflecting the age of the main characters (highschoolers), Trini is presented as questioning her own sexual orientation and wondering where she fits in life.