Once And Always’ Reunion Special Sets April Release Date
We all knew it was almost time to transform when Netflix announced it would Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers goodbye special But now the streamer has finally revealed how long we have to wait before we can experience this nostalgic adventure on our screens. The reunion is set to bring back a cast of original cast members from the hit ’90s children’s series to face a new threat from an old enemy.
Power Rangers: Once and Always will arrive on Netflix in just under a month, on April 19th. If you’re the binging type, that means you’ve got four weeks to marathon the show’s early seasons to remember details of when you watched them Power Rangers back in the early 90’s. But we’re sure you remember the gist of it: these five people regularly teamed up to protect Angel Grove from alien threats. To do this, they turned into colorful warriors who fought against their enemies with special weapons and huge robots.
Who returns for the Power Rangers Reunion?
The reunion special celebrates the 30th anniversary of the series premiere. Returning cast members are David Jost as Billy (Blue Ranger), Walter Jones as Zack (Black Ranger), Karan Ashley as Aisha (Yellow Ranger), Catherine Sutherland as Kat (Pink Ranger) and Johnny YongBosch as Adam (Green Ranger), as well Richard Horwitz as Alpha 5 and Barbara Gutson as classic villain Rita Repulsa. It’s unknown if the special will include a reference or homage to the fan favorite Jason David Frankwho died in 2022.
Power Rangers: Once and Always is written by Alwyn Dale And Becca Barnesboth of whom have extensive experience in the franchise: the duo wrote out all the episodes Power Rangers: Ninja Steel, Power Rangers: Beast MorphersAnd Power Rangers: Dino Fury – the three most recent seasons and spin-offs of the original series. Once & always will be a two-part special, and Netflix has yet to reveal the length of the full experience.
The history of Power Rangers
Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers originally premiered in 1993 and popularized the Japanese super sentai (Types of shows with a group of superheroes) Phenomena for the rest of the world. The original series mixed Japanese footage with scenes shot in the US, but kids hardly noticed. The show became incredibly successful, which is why it continues to air to this day. Three films inspired by the series have been released, the most recent in 2017 and starring the cast Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth BanksAnd Bill Hader.
Netflix premieres Power Rangers: Once and Always on April 19th. Below you can watch a look behind the scenes: