Despite grossing a mediocre $142 million worldwide at the box office, a sequel to 2017’s “Power Rangers” movie is on the way. After news of Hasbro acquiring Saban and the “Power Rangers” brand, plans for future movies has always been in the works, but this is the first confirmation that a direct sequel is happening.
News came via Inside Licensing stating: “Hasbro will work with a film studio to develop a new Power Rangers movie as a follow-up to the 2017 release”.
A huge spike in toy sales is most likely one of the main reasons Hasbro wants to keep going forward with the franchise. Merchandising is huge business and the first film generated massive sales numbers despite the low box office and being critically panned.
Stay tuned for confirmation regarding the returning cast along with who will take on the role of ‘Tommy Oliver’ aka ‘Green Ranger’. The character was teased to make an appearance in the sequel at the end credits of the first film.