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Jason David Frank Confirms Power Rangers Reboot to Film in 2015

Jason David Frank Confirms <em>Power Rangers</em> Reboot to Film in 2015

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FilmFad had the pleasure of kicking it with the man, the myth and Mighty Morphin legend, Jason David Frank at the first Raleigh Wizard World Comic Convention, and it was ‘mega’ fun!

Jason David Frank - Power Rangers - FilmFad.comJDF is also, and perhaps most popularly, know as Tommy Oliver, the original Green Ranger (turned white ranger, then red, then red, then black and then back to green). Jason David Frank is THE Power Ranger as not only the brand ambassador for Saban, but also the longest standing and most popular Power Ranger to ever come under Zordon’s employ. deep Breath in… JDF has morphed or gone turbo in six distinct Power Ranger series as well as two feature length films, inter-spliced with other TV and movie spots. JDF is no sham either. He is, as of current, a Seventh Degree Black Belt, has a 4-0 amateur MMA record and an 1-0 pro MMA record. This all in addition to the numerous awards and accomplishments he has made in the Martial Arts community. He also holds the World Record for most boards broken in free-fall. Tough. As. Nails.

JDF gave us at an exclusive interview ranging from his experience at Wizard Con, to the upcoming 2nd season of his reality TV show “My Morphin Life,” to a most wonderful affirmation on something super secret.

Ready yourselves to be transformed by the sheer awesomeness of the original summoner of the Dragonzord, Jason David Frank.

That’s right FadFans! JDF has confirmed that the Saban Entertainment and Lionsgate’s collaborative “Power Rangers” reboot will begin filming this year and WILL be coming out next year. Oh yeah! That’s right [does a little dance]. Clear your throat, lower your stance and get ready to Go…Go. What does this mean? It means that the casting will, if it hasn’t already, start to happen and subsequently hit the interweb. As JDF mentions, he has been in regular contact with Saban and definitely is ready to participate. The question becomes will Lionsgate see JDF’s timeless Tommy Oliver fitting into their rebooted ranger vision. They had better!

It’s Morphin Time!

Given that JDF is synonymous with “Power Rangers” and he is in peak physical condition, I would imagine that he would be a first pick in the minds of the casting department. Then again, I have seen reboots suffer in the past. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that this film will be a Mega Zord and not a mega dud.

Taz Kayden - FilmFad.comIn the meantime, JDF has been keeping busy. In addition to his reality tv series, “My Morphin Life,” he has been involved with a number of projects both Ranger based and otherwise. We have “Taz Kayden: Operation Black Unicorn,” a tongue and cheek yet action-packed web series about a mercenary on a mission!

I’ve been known to play the flute in high school.

Another notable mention would be his upcoming “Green Ranger Vs Ryu” Super Hero BEAT DOWN. If his “White Ranger Vs Scorpion” is any indication of what’s in-store, then I know I’m excited. What makes it all the better and gives Morphin fans like myself hope is the fact that Saban gave JDF permission to revive his Mighty personas for these. That means he might be just as likely to let that sentiment carry over into the reboot.

Which of JDF’s many projects are YOU most excited for? Let us know in the comments below.

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Since his wee lad-dom, Pooya has been a sommelier of cinema. It was likely some acting bug, fallen from the dust riddled ruby curtains of an enchanted old stage that did it. Those cinematic scarabs must have burrowed deep into his brain, irreversibly altering his mind, turning the poor boy down a dismal path. From his earliest years the strange boy would aimlessly wander the aisles of countless video rental stores, amassing his trivial knowledge with vigor. These actions befuddled the boy’s parents, who still would lovingly oblige his unusual attraction to the motion picture. Often seeking refuge in the cushioned seating of his local movie theater, the odd adolescent would immerse himself in the scripted and effects riddled realities unfolding on the screen before him. During his collegiate years, he was twice spotted on stage performing bizarre theatrical rituals before awe-struck audiences. When he departed from academia, he left behind his youth in exchange for a labor routine, but the strange young man never lost his long-cultivated love of film. Recently, Pooya was approached by to join their budding team of entertainment bloggers. After hours of coaxing and an undisclosed number of honey jars, he accepted their offer. Finally he had come full circle. Finally, at, he was home.

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