“The Hunger Games” and “Pitch Perfect” actress Elizabeth Banks has been cast in the role of the villainous Rita Repulsa in the upcoming “Power Rangers” reboot at Saban and Liongate.
Dacre Montgomery, RJ Cyler, Ludy Lin, Becky G and Naomi Scott star as the new incarnations of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers in the Dean Israelite-directed fil which boasts a script by “X-Men: First Class” scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz.
In the franchise, Rita Repulsa is an evil humanoid alien sorceress bent on galactic domination. Several actresses have taken on the role in the various films and TV shows to date.
The film is slated to hit theaters on March 24th 2017.