The Power Rangers had their hands full with Rita Repulsa in the recent live-action reboot, but Director Dean Israelite has his sights set on even bigger villains for the sequel.
The Power Rangers director sat down with ComicBook.com, where he revealed the vision for Zedd in the sequel.
"Well Lord Zedd is the obvious choice, I think, in a good way. Ya know, there was a time when we were talking about Lord Zedd being in this movie. And it just felt like we didn't have the real estate for it and I didn't want to dilute our villains. So we kind of went all in on Rita."
While Zedd didn't make the cut for the first film, he is almost a shoe-in for the sequel.
"And so I think definitely it would all expanding into the next volume I definitely think have to feature Lord Zedd. I mean that's not set in stone but I think that's
Rita was out of the picture by movie's end, but the door wasn't completely closed. Whether she is brought back to interact with Zedd remains to be seen, but fans should definitely be excited to see Zedd take the spotlight.
Power Rangers currently has a 72.73 on ComicBook.com's composite rankings, and you can find the Blu-ray and DVD description below, which hits stores tomorrow.
The action-packed, coming of age feature film Saban’s Power Rangers will morph onto Digital HD June 13 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand June 27 from Lionsgate. As part of the 24-year-old global phenomenon and based on the five Rangers from the original TV series, “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,”, the reimagined movie features a modern generation of Rangers including Dacre Montgomery (TV’s “Stranger Things”) as Jason the Red Ranger, Naomi Scott (The 33) as Kimberly the Pink Ranger, RJ Cyler (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) as Billy the Blue Ranger, Ludi Lin (Monster Hunt) as Zack the Black Ranger, and Becky G. (Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising) as Trini the Yellow Ranger, as they attempt to stop the evil and unpredictable Rita Repulsa (played by Elizabeth Banks, The Hunger Games Franchise) from destroying their city…and ultimately the world. Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) as
The Saban’s Power Rangers DVD will include exclusive audio commentary with director Dean Israelite and writer John
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