Go Go, Power Rangers! Yes, the rumours are true; the latest Power Rangers movie will hit Chinese theatres. The movie is one of the few American-blockbusters to open in the – rather huge – country. American films such as Transformers: Age of Extinction and Pacific Rim have done extremely well in the country, and Lionsgate believe Power Rangers has a chance of doing the same. The film has earned $67 million worldwide, so far, but the positive word-of-mouth may boost the movie’s second weekend box office. Of course, we will have to wait until Monday to work it all out.
According to Power Rangers NOW!, the film will hit theatres – in China – on April. No specific date has been mentioned. Pacific Rim went on to earn $111 million in China alone. Last year’s Warcraft – which only made $47 million in the United States – earned over $220 million in China; representing more than half of the movie’s worldwide box office. So, put lightly, this is a huge win for Power Rangers and Lionsgate.
If the movie replicates that, we could be looking at a sequel announcement within the coming months. It is also worth noting that the film has yet to open in Japan and South Korea, two countries who adore the brand. The movie is set to hit Japanese theatres on July 15, and April 20 in South Korea.
So, what do you guys think? Are you excited for Power Rangers – potential – success? The movie has received pretty mix reception from critics, as it is sitting at 48% on Rotten Tomatoes. You can check out the only review that matters – ours – by clicking here.
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Source: Power Rangers NOW!
5 Things We Want To See In A ‘Power Rangers’ Sequel
This article contains spoilers for Saban’s Power Rangers.
The 2017 reboot of Power Rangers hit theaters this past weekend and, to many fans, it was successful and even garnered a favorable reaction from us. I grew up with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and one of the greatest elements of the new film was the ways in which it brought back the classic elements from the series and left ways to explore more of them in further sequels. The potential for a franchise is tempting for any studio, but to do one correctly they have to find a way to please old and new fans simultaneously. There are several things that we would love to see appear in the inevitable sequels that could make the series even greater. There’s a lot of potential and the following things will hopefully tap into that potential.
Here are 5 things we want to see in Power Rangers sequels. Click Next to start!