‘Power Rangers’ Director Reveals The Black Ranger’s Backstory Was Cut

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It seems there was a lot cut from the Power Rangers movie. In a new interview, director Dean Israelite revealed that the Black Ranger’s backstory was cut for time from the film. Israelite mentioned that he was trying to become famous by way of YouTube in order to help his mother financially, since she was sick and couldn’t really work.

“In his original backstory, Zack was trying to kind of become a YouTube star and get money that way to help his mom, and so he was doing all these crazy stunts and posting it online.”

Would you have liked to see this backstory in the movie? Do you think it would have added more to the film? Let us know in the comments section below!

Directed by Dean Israelite, the film stars Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Becky G, Ludi Lin, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks and Bill Hader.

Saban’s Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens 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 discoverer they are the only ones who save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.

Power Rangers is available now on Blu-Ray, 4K Ultra HD, DVD and Digital HD.

Source: Neo-Saban Power Rangers

Mae Abdulbaki

Mae Abdulbaki

Mae Abdulbaki is an entertainment journalist and Weekend Editor at Heroic Hollywood. She's a geek, a lover of words, superheroes, and all things entertainment.