‚ÄúFrom the very beginning, diversity was a very important part of the whole process,‚ÄĚ director Dean Israelite shared with EW about the actors.
He added, “We switched all of the races around, but we made sure that the essence of each of those characters are who they were in the original show, and this really will be an origin story of those characters.‚ÄĚ
Elizabeth Banks will star as villain Rita Repulsa in the movie, hitting theaters in 2017.
The original Pink Ranger, Amy Jo Johnson, is looking forward to seeing Naomi Scott as the new Pink Ranger in the upcoming Power Rangers movie.
“Congrats @NaomiScott you’ll make a GREAT #PinkRanger! Excited to c what @lionsgatemovies & @HaimSaban have in store for YOU #PowerRangers xo,” Amy wrote on Twitter after news of Naomi’s casting was announced on Wednesday.
“Thank you so much, I hope I can do you proud,” Naomi added.
Naomi, who co-starred with Bridgit in Lemonade Mouth, tweeted about another track on Bridgit‘s album, “Guess what I’m listening to……my tune man. @bridgitmendler yeah baby, finally I could buy it in the UK!!”
The four Lemonade Mouth stars came back together for a new track to promote Mark Peter Hughes‘ sequel, “Lemonade Mouth Puckers Up.”
“I‚Äôm very grateful to the cast of the movie, who were not only kind enough to make a new song and video just for the new LM book (which comes out TODAY!) but they also made these special photo & video messages for me. What nice people, huh? (Stay tuned… more on the way!)” Mark wrote on his website.
Grab the book, and the song and watch the music video below!
Lemonade Mouth – “Don’t Stop The Revolution” Video