It's been a busy few days in Power Rangers land, as Hasbro has revealed all sorts of goodies for Power Rangers fans to add to their collections, and that's on top of all the movie news making the rounds. In addition to the Lightning Collection Psycho Rangers 5-Pack reveal, Hasbro also showed off the slick Lightning Collection Premium Red Ranger Helmet, which gives any fan the ability to don the iconic helmet and become a Ranger, and yes, that means you now have an excuse to start making all sorts of 'Ai-Yah' and 'Ki-Yah' sounds around the house. If you plan on pre-ordering the Red Ranger Helmet, you better do so soon, and here's what you need to know...
The full-size wearable helmet (one size fits most) is based on the one worn by original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Red Ranger Jason Lee Scott (as played by Austin St. John). Pre-orders are live here at Entertainment Earth for $79.99 with free shipping slated for October. The helmet follows Hasbro's Power Rangers Lightning Collection White Ranger helmet which was released last year. That version was inspired by Tommy Oliver's helmet (Jason David Frank) from the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series. It's currently on backorder here at Entertainment Earth for $79.99.
On a related note, Austin St. John recently returned as the Red Ranger in season 2 of the Power Rangers Beast Morphers series. You can check out a preview here. That said, there's even more to be excited about regarding the Power Rangers franchise, as a new report revealed loads of new details about the upcoming feature film from Paramount and Hasbro, including who the villain is, how the time travel will be used, and a possible new lead Ranger.
Even better is that we learned the movie might have a much bigger connection to the television series than expected. If that's the case, you're going to want to make sure you grab these Mighty Morphin items while they're readily available, because they might be harder to find once more details are released.
As for the current series, Beast Morphers stars Rorrie D. Travis (Devon/Red), Jacqueline Scislowski (Zoey/Yellow), Jasmeet Baduwalia (Ravi/Blue), Abraham Rodriguez (Nate), Liana Ramirez (Roxy), Colby Strong (Blaze), Cosme Flores (Ben), Kristina Ho (Betty), and Kevin Copeland (Mayor Daniels, and you can check out the official description for Power Rangers Beast Morphers below.
"In season 2 of POWER RANGERS BEAST MORPHERS, Evox returns and he’s more powerful than ever! The Power Rangers will gain access to all new power upgrades, powerful new weapons, and epic new Megazords in order to protect the Morphin Grid and save the world!"
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