Elizabeth Banks to Play Rita in Power Rangers Movie

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Lionsgate’s upcoming Power Rangers reboot has cast its Rita Repulsa. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Elizabeth Banks of The Hunger Games will play the Rangers’ archenemy.


After 10,000 years I’m free!

Rita acted as the main antagonist in the first season of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. After spending 10,000 years in a space dumpster, the sorceress sets out to conquer earth.

In addition to starring in the new Power Rangers movie, Banks is also busy directing Pitch Perfect 3 and the Charlie’s Angels reboot.

Power Rangers is currently set to come out on 24 March 2017

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Nick Spake has been working as an entertainment writer for the past ten years, but he's been a lover of film ever since seeing the opening sequence of The Lion King. Movies are more than just escapism to Nick, they're a crucial part of our society that shape who we are. He now serves as the Features Editor at Flickreel and author of its regular column, 'Nick Flicks'.

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