‘Power Rangers’ Director Wants A Sequel To Include Lord Zedd

Power Rangers
Despite having a disappointing performance at the box office, Power Rangers director Dean Israelite recently revealed that sequel discussions were currently taking place between Lionsgate and Saban. While this does not mean that a sequel to the Power Rangers reboot will move forward, it appears the filmmaker already has plans on which villain he would like to include in a potential second film. In an interview with ComicBook.com, Israelite revealed that he would like a sequel to feature classic franchise villain Lord Zedd.

Israelite explained that the character was considered for the first film before they decided to focus exclusively on Rita Repulsa:

“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.”

Israelite added:

“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 the obvious, sort of, next step to it.”

Would you like to see Lord Zedd as the antagonist in a Power Rangers sequel? Share your thoughts below!

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. 

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

Power Rangers is now available on Digital HD and will be available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on June 27.

Source: ComicBook.com

Sebastian Peris

Sebastian Peris

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  • Devin Goins

    I think lord zed will be great but I am more interested in seeing the way tommy oliver is played are they going to fallow the show and have him come in as a villain character or what? I also wonder if bulk and skull going to have a roll in the second one or just stay as a background characters? there is just way to much too consider when there is so much to consider in this kind of sequel I am really having a lot of expectations for the next one as a fan of the power ranger franchise.