‘Power Rangers’ Reboot in the Works at Paramount with ‘The End of the F***ing World’ Creator
Paramount Pictures is in early negotiations with Jonathan Entwistle, who is best known for his Netflix series “The End of the F***ing World”, to develop a new take on “Power Rangers” for the studio.The was a popular ’90s TV series involved a group of kids who become superheroes.
The show first aired on Fox Kids, then in the 2000s on Disney-owned channels and included a movie in 1995.Lionsgate produced and released a feature in 2017 that rebooted the title, making it less kid-friendly and giving it a more brooding Ya edge.
The hope was that the film would become a fresh new franchise for Lionsgate but when it bombed, grossing only $142 million worldwide on a budget of around $100 million, plans were scrapped for a sequel and the rights were taken back on the market.Paramount recently acquired the rights and tapped Patrick Burleigh, who wrote the upcoming “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway,
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