Trailer Once & Always – The Hollywood Reporter
It’s time to transform!
Power Rangers returns in the latest Netflix trailer Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Alwaystakes place 30 years after the original show aired on Fox.
The celebration special features the return of some of the franchise’s early cast members, including David Yost’s Blue Ranger Billy Cranston, Walter E. Jones’ Black Ranger Zack Taylor, Catherine Sutherland’s Pink Ranger Kat Hillard, Red Ranger Rocky DeSantos by Steve Cardenas, Richard Steven Horvitz. Alpha 5 and Rita Repulsa by Barbara Goodson. Karan Ashley Aisha Campbell’s Second Golden Ranger and Johnny Yong Bosch’s Second Black Ranger Adam Park also appear in the film.
The trailer introduces the new character Minh Kwan (Charlie Kersh), the daughter of Ranger Hoang Trini Kwan. Thuy Trang, who played the Yellow Ranger in the original series, died in 2001 from a car accident. The creators chose to write about Trini’s death, with Kersh’s Minh revealing that she died at the hands of Rita Repulsa.
“Thirty years after the wise and powerful Zordon founded the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the team faces a familiar threat from the past,” the diary reads. “In the midst of a global crisis, they are once again called upon to be the heroes the world needs. This 30th anniversary special is inspired by the legendary mantra from the ‘Once a Ranger, Always a Ranger’ series, meaning that once you become a member of the Ranger family, you are always greeted welcome back.”
The Superman The franchise lost one more original member in November 2022 when Jason David Frank, who played the Green Ranger, died. It’s unclear how the 30th anniversary special will deal with the loss — if at all.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always premieres Netflix on April 19.