"Power Rangers" Movie Taps Bryan Cranston to Play Zordon

Emmy Award-winner Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad") is set to play Zordon in the upcoming "Power Rangers" movie reboot.

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Cranston previously appeared on the original "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers" series voicing villains Twin Man and Snizzard for the English dub. This time, he'll be the Rangers' mentor.

Cranston proudly announced his casting on Twitter, and the official "Power Rangers" account promptly confirmed the news:

Excited to play #Zordon in the #PowerRangersMovie! T or F: #BlueRanger Billy Cranston was named after what actor? https://t.co/d3ltjpcDKb

- Bryan Cranston (@BryanCranston) June 21, 2016

The mighty #Zordon has officially been cast! Please welcome #BryanCranston to the #PowerRangersMovie. pic.twitter.com/MbJDR7PnfI

- Power Rangers (@ThePowerRangers) June 21, 2016

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The "Power Rangers" movie is currently filming in British Columbia, Canada. The execs behind the film are positive it could lead to several sequels, as Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer indicated a few weeks back, "We are really, really excited about the 'Power Rangers' movie...We could see doing five or six or seven."

Starring Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa, Ludi Lin as Black Ranger Zack, Dacre Montgomery as Red Ranger Jason, Naomi Scott as Pink Ranger Kimberly, Becky G as Yellow Ranger and RJ Cyler as Blue Ranger Billy, "Power Rangers" opens on March 24, 2017.

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