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New ‘Power Rangers’ Reboot Coming from ‘The End of the F***ing World’ Director

In 2017, Dean Israelite directed a feature film reboot of the Power Rangers franchise, that lovably corny 1990s teen action show Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers made from combining a Japanese kaiju show’s aesthetics (and literal footage) with American high school shenanigans and drama. I was a huge fan of the show growing up and saw […]

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Choose Your Fighters: ‘Mortal Kombat’ Casts A New Crew Of Killer Champions

Choose your fighter. Hot on the heels of today’s Liu Kang casting news, The Hollywood Reporter says several actors have signed on for roles in the next “Mortal Kombat” movie being produced by James Wan and currently slated for a spring 2021 release.A few hours after Chinese actor Ludi Lin— best known for roles in […]

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‘Mortal Kombat’ Reboot Finds Its Liu Kang With ‘Power Rangers’ Star Ludi Lin

From one video game martial arts-fighting character to another, it looks like Ludi Lin won’t have to change up his outfits anytime soon. The Power Rangers star, who recently appeared in the Black Mirror episode “Striking Vipers,” is in talks to join the Mortal Kombat cast in the role of Liu Kang. The New Line […]

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Ludi Lin in talks to play Liu Kang for New Line’s Mortal Kombat

The Netherrealm is all abuzz today with news that Power Rangers actor Ludi Lin is negotiating for the part of Liu Kang in New Line’s Mortal Kombat reboot. The Chinese-Canadian actor who recently appeared as Captain Murk for James Wan’s Aquaman is no stranger to matial arts-related cinema, particularly after playing Lance, a kung fu […]

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‘Aladdin’: Naomi Scott on Why Her Princess Jasmine Needed Nasim Pedrad’s New Character

Call Naomi Scott the queen of the reboot – or at least, the princess. The 26-year-old actress is taking on the role of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s live-action remake of “Aladdin,” but it’s not her first time jumping into a role that’s already been well-established. Audiences may recognize Scott from 2017’s “Power Rangers” update, where […]

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The Morning Watch: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ VFX Breakdown, ‘Power Rangers’ at 25 & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a look at the impressive visual effects […]

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Max Landis Hints That He’s Working On A Remake Of ‘Creature From The Black Lagoon’

Love him or hate him, writer Max Landis always seems to have his hands on some big projects. The writer is probably best known for his work on the film “Chronicle” and the BBC America series “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency,” as well as the Netflix Original film “Bright.” But unless you follow his career […]

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Early Plot Details for Sony’s Next ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff, ‘Morbius’

Sony Pictures is going all-in on their own dark universe. With plans for this October’s Venom to lead into the Sinister Six supervillain movie, the studio has also been developing Morbius, a feature project centered on Spider-Man antihero Morbius the Living Vampire. It was reported last November that Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama, who worked […]

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Daily Podcast: Deadpool 3, Westworld, The Handmaid’s Tale, Power Rangers, MoviePass, Ant-Man and the Wasp

On the May 2, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior editor Ben Pearson is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about The Killer remake, MoviePass, Star Wars: Episode 9, Deadpool 3, The Handmaid’s Tale, Westworld, Power Rangers, and

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