While movie studios are relying heavily on the nostalgia of aging generations, they tend to put their reboots through a grim and gritty filter before pumping them back out for the masses.
But sometimes, all a person wants to hear is the Saturday morning jingle that caused them to fall in love with the property to begin with.
YouTuber Sebastian Hughes (via Movieweb) took that trend and applied it to the Power Rangers latest trailer, employing the classic heavy guitar riffs with footage to match the opening sequence of the original series.
So while the original Super Sentai-adapted TV show maintained some corny elements, that theme song remains as one of the most memorable aspect of Mighty Morphin’s original run.
It’s great to see scenes from the new movie through this nostalgic lens. It’s almost as if fans are getting an updated production of the original series. But it’s pretty apparent the upcoming film won’t have much in common with the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, save for a few names and color schemes.
But if this cut of the intro sequence leaves you longing for the good ole’ days, maybe check out the latest Super Sentai-inspired series on Nickelodeon, as Power Rangers Ninja Steel just premiered on the network.
"Saban’s Power Rangers follows five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover that they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so they will have to overcome their real-life issues and band together as the Power Rangers before it is too late."
Power Rangers stars Bryan Cranston (Zordon), Elizabeth Banks (Rita Repulsa), Naomi Scott (Kimberly/Pink Ranger), David Denman (Sam Scott), Becky G. (Trini/Yellow Ranger), Sarah Grey (Amanda), RJ Cyler (Billy Cranston/Blue Ranger), Emily Maddison (Rebecca), Ludi Lin (Zack Taylor/Black Ranger), and Dacre Montgomery (Jason Lee Scott/Red Ranger).
Power Rangers is set to land in theaters on March 24, 2017.
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