Paramount Pictures and Hasbro are currently in talks with The End of the F*****g World creator Jonathan Entwistle to direct a new Power Rangers reboot.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Entwistle is still in early negotiations to direct. Patrick Burleigh (Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway) will script the film, which is said to involve “a time-travel element that brings the kids to the 1990s, and in Back to the Future fashion, they have to find a way to get back to their present.” Hasbro will produce via Allspark Pictures.
Hasbro bought the Power Rangers franchise from Saban back in 2018. Hasbro, known for their numerous properties including Transformers and G.I. Joe are developing the new film with Paramount Pictures.
The franchise was adapted into a film, titled Saban’s Power Rangers, in 2017. The movie grossed $142.3 million worldwide against a $100 million budget and currently holds a 51% on Rotten Tomatoes. Power Rangers‘ underperformance resulted in plans for potential sequels being scrapped.
Casting details and release information for the upcoming Power Rangers reboot are not known at this time.