SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 10: Saban's Power Rangers Dino Charge CHARGED UP the Bandai America Inc. booth at San Diego Comic-Con International on July 10, 2015 in San Diego, CA. (Photo : Araya Diaz/ Getty Images for Saban Brands)
The Power Rangers are now complete -- at least, as far as the original "Power Rangers" is concerned.
Lionsgate and Saban has announced via Power Ranger's official Twitter account that pop music singer Rebecca Marie Gomez, more popularly known as Becky G., was casted to play the role of the Yellow Ranger in the upcoming "Power Ranger" movie.
— Power Rangers (@PowerRangers) October 30, 2015
IMDb informed that the 18-year-old singer-songwriter was known for her singles such as "Becky from the Block," "Play it Again," and "Oath." The YouTube superstar has also appeared in television series and has a recurring role in the 2015 Fox TV series "Empire."
Previously, it has been reported that Dacre Montgomery will play the Red Ranger, Naomi Scott as the Pink Ranger, R.J. Cycler as the Blue Ranger and Ludi Lin as the Black Ranger.
Hence, the addition of Gomez completed the roster of the main Power Rangers which will hit the big screen in 2017.
Moreover, Screen Rant revealed that the upcoming Rangers film will be a continuation of the "Power Rangers Dino Charge" instead of being a reboot of the original film.
It was also revealed that original characters' names will not be retained. Hence, Montgomery's character will be Callum Oliver or the Tyrannosaurus Ranger, Scott as Priya Patel or the Pterodactyl Ranger and Cycler as Brian Olson or the Triceratops Ranger. Additionally, Lin will play Oscar Fernandez or Mastodon Ranger while Gomez will take the role Teyana Jones or the Saber-Tooth Tiger Ranger.
Meanwhile, the entertainment news outlet also emphasized that the film will be titled "Saban's Power Rangers" with the script created by "X-Men: First Class" writers Ashley Miller and Zach Stentz. It is Robert Orci who will be producing the film.
With the $35 million budget allotted for the film, Screen Rant added that Director Dean Israelite might portray the film closely to the TV series and not the anticipated highly-financed film that will feature great action sequences and effects.
Except for the fact that the film will continue on the current "Dino Charge" series, no other plot details has been revealed about the forthcoming "Power Rangers" movie.
As of present time, the movie is scheduled to start principal photography on Jan. 18, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada. The filming is expected to run until April of the same year.
"Saban's Power Rangers" will hit US theaters on January 13, 2017.
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