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Elizabeth Banks to play Rita Repulsa in Power Rangers

The star and director of Pitch Perfect has been confirmed for the cast of the upcoming Power Rangers movie as Rita Repulsa.

Power Rangers is one of those peculiar 90’s franchises were you’re not totally sure if they’re good or not. I mean, you know it’s not good, but you daren’t say it out loud say for fear of a twenty-something slapping you across the mouth. So it’s hard to gauge whether or not a movie adaptation is something we really want to be shouting about. But now we’ve got some casting and character news, and things aren’t looking quite so worrying. Not only do we know that the rangers will be taking on old villain favourite Rita Repulsa, but we also know that Elizabeth Banks will be taking on the role. Continue reading Elizabeth Banks to play Rita Repulsa in Power Rangers