Fans have been a bit worried about the possibilities of a Power Rangers sequel after it debuted to less than stellar stateside box office, but now those fears have increased thanks to well under debut in China.
Estimates had been adjusted after the film's $1.5 million opening
To date, the film has only amassed $84 million, and the worldwide total is currently reported as $135 million. Taking the film's $100 million budget and extensive marketing campaigns into account, it will need to do extremely well at retail to justify a sequel, and even then some tweaks would undoubtedly be made to bring the budget down. The film was generally positively received but didn't attract near the attention outside of the faithful fan base. You can view the details on the upcoming home release below.
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
Story by Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless and Michele Mulroney & Kieran Mulroney. Screenplay by John Gatins. Directed by Dean Israelite.