Today Entertainment Weekly give us a first look at Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa in the upcoming film Power Rangers.
The new look (as seen in full below) looks nothing like her 90’s counterpart and Banks to PEOPLE recently that:
It’s definitely a modern and edgy re-imagining of the original Rita Repulsa. We wanted to give her a backstory that connects her to the new Rangers.
Banks is in a cast that includes Becky G. (Trini Kwan/Yellow Ranger), Naomi Scott (Kimberly Hart/Pink Ranger), RJ Cyler (Billy Cranston/Blue Ranger), Darce Montgomery (Jason Scott/Red Ranger), Ludi Lin (Zack Taylor/Black Ranger) and David Denman (Sam Scott).
Powers Rangers is scheduled for a cinematic release on the 24th March 2017.