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Episode 185: Destination Africa

No Pink Spandex – Episode 185: Destination Africa (1:35:07, 66 MB)

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Show Notes

Hosted by: Lisa J, Jer, and Spy
Topics: We talk about the Power Rangers Dino Charge catchphrase, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger, and guests at Lexington Comic and Toy Con 2015. We also have our Holiday Special featuring Power Rangers Megaforce’s “The Robo Knight Before Christmas.”

Kids React to Power Rangers



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Episode 184: Malibu Tommy

No Pink Spandex – Episode 184: Malibu Tommy (1:34:08, 65 MB)

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Show Notes

Hosted by: Lisa J, Jer, and Katie
Topics: The extended Power Rangers Super Megaforce finale, Power Rangers Dino Charge theme song, and more.

Episode 183: Interview with Philip Andrew

No Pink Spandex – Episode 183: Interview with Philip Andrew (6:55, 255 MB)

Show Notes

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Topics: We talk with Philip Andrew (Merrick from Power Rangers Wild Force) at Power Morphicon 2014 about his time on set, his current life, and more.

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UPDATE: Hear the New Power Rangers Dino Charge Theme Song



If you downloaded the app Power Rangers Dino Charge Scanner for iOS or Android, you’ll notice that you hear the new theme song for Power Rangers Dino Charge. Don’t have a smartphone? You can listen below!

Power Rangers Dino Charge Theme

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Update 11/27/14 at 7:02PM: Added Instrumental Theme

Power Rangers Dino Charge Theme – Instrumental

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NEW SERIES: The Verb – Amy Jo Johnson Takes on 2014

No Pink Spandex presents The Verb, a new series that gives you a slice of an artist’s journey and focuses on what they are creating. Our premiere episode features Amy Jo Johnson and follows her through some momentous occasions in 2014.

We hope to present a different take on the guests that are featured and hope that you enjoy our new show.

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Episode 182: Cop Out City

No Pink Spandex – Episode 182: Cop Out City (2:26:30, 101 MB)

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Show Notes

Hosted by: Lisa J, Jer, and Tristan
Topics: The final episodes of Power Rangers Super Megaforce and Kamen Rider Gaim.

Episode 181: Power Morphicon 2014

No Pink Spandex – Episode 181: Power Morphicon 2014 (2:18:51, 96 MB)

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Show Notes

Hosted by: Lisa J, Jer, and Spy
Topics: The Misadventures of NPS at Power Morphicon 2014! We talk about our Power Morphicon weekend including the Dino Charge cast, Tokkyuger, Doug Sloan realness, predictions for Power Morphicon 2016, Brad Hawkins After Party, and much more!

Roberto Orci Leaves Power Rangers Movie

Deadline reports that due to his first commitment to direct the upcoming third Star Trek film, conflicting schedules have forced Roberto Orci to abandon his role as executive producer on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers movie.

As of now, all other credits remain in tact.  Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz are still at work on the screenplay, with the project produced by Haim Saban, Saban Brands head of development Brian Casentini, and former Lionsgate president of production Allison Shearmur.

The movie will be released in theaters worldwide on July 22, 2016.

Ciara Hanna in “New Girl”

Ciara Hanna (Gia from Power Rangers Megaforce) guest starred in the September 16 season premiere of Fox’s New Girl.

She plays Karli, one of two bridesmaids Schmidt and Nick hit on.  The episode is #401, “The Last Wedding”.

Erin Cahill in “MLB’s Express Written Consent”

Erin Cahill (Jen from Power Rangers Time Force) recently conducted an interview with Jeremy Brisiel for Major League Baseball’s Express Written Consent segment.

She discusses her upcoming film and television projects, her charitable efforts, and plays a game of “Start, Bench, Cut”. Check it out below!

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Executive Producer Judd Lynn Appearing at Power Morphicon 2014

PRESS RELEASE

Saban’s Power Rangers to Bring SUPER MEGA Action and Adventure to This Year’s Fan Convention, POWER MORPHICON

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Saban’s Power Rangers and thousands of fans will join forces to celebrate the 4th bi-annual Power Rangers official fan-run convention, Power Morphicon, at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA August 22-24. Fans can expect an action-packed experience from Saban Brands with the cast of Power Rangers Super Megaforce and a super-charged panel that will reveal an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming season, Power Rangers Dino Charge.

“Saban Brands is excited to participate once again in this year’s Power Morphicon,” said Elie Dekel, President of Saban Brands. “It is always a thrill to see Ranger Nation come together in full force and we can’t wait to celebrate the Power Rangers franchise with thousands of our passionate and loyal fans.”

To kick off the opening of Power Morphicon, fans can gather for an exciting event on Saturday, August 23, at 8:45 a.m. outside the Pasadena Convention Center. Saban’s Power Rangers and special “Junior Ranger” guests from Make-A-Wish® will take part in an epic stunt to POWER UP Power Morphicon, which originally started in 2006 to grant the wish of a child in the Make-A-Wish program. The Power Rangers are partnering with Make-A-Wish, the official 2014 Power Morphicon Charity Auction beneficiary, and special guests to transform the lives of five kids from around the country with life-threatening medical conditions by granting their wishes to meet the Power Rangers.

At 1 p.m., fans can attend the Power Rangers Super Megaforce Panel in Ballroom D&E, moderated by Chip Lynn, Executive Producer of the upcoming Power Rangers Dino Charge season. Fans can expect a lively Q&A session with the Super Megaforce cast, followed by a never-before-seen look at the highly anticipated upcoming 2015 season. Following the panel, attendees can meet the cast of Power Rangers Super Megaforce at the official cast signing from 2-4 p.m. in the Main Hallway. In addition, fans can expect to meet and pose for photos with various legendary Rangers on the show floor throughout the full run of the convention.

Saban Brands is also expanding the Power Force at Power Morphicon, a select group of superfans who have been chosen to receive exclusive insider access to all things Power Rangers. The Power Force represents some of the most passionate, enthusiastic and knowledgeable fans. These new Power Force members include: Database Ranger, Hassan Ahmed, Kickback, Miss CD, NerdyGirlJulia, ShukuenShinobi, TheSecondBatgirl, Trekkieb47 and ZeronXepher.

Additionally, Bandai America is officially launching the Power Rangers “Unlock the Power” instant win game and sweepstakes at Power Morphicon! Fans can scan any of their Legendary Ranger Keys into the Power Rangers Scanner App on their mobile device for a chance to instantly win exclusive coupons and toy prize packs now through December 31, 2014. Fans also have the opportunity to win a trip to Hollywood, California for a family of four and to voice a character in an upcoming Power Rangers episode! To learn more about “Unlock the Power,” please visit www.bandai.com/powerrangers.

Fans can stay up-to-date on the latest Power Rangers news by following the brand’s official social media channels on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube.

Saban’s Power Rangers Super Megaforce will return with all-new episodes on Saturday, August 30 at 12 p.m. (ET/PT), only on Nickelodeon.

For more information on Power Morphicon, please visit www.officialpowermorphicon.com.

About Saban’s Power Rangers
Saban’s Power Rangers franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and producer of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers hit series that launched in 1993. Following its introduction, Power Rangers quickly became the most-watched children’s television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running boys live-action series in television history. The series follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who “morph” into superheroes and save the world from evil. It is seen in more than 150 markets, translated into numerous languages and a favorite on many key international children’s programming blocks around the world. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.

About Saban Brands
Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company’s experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing. SB applies a global omni-channel management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB’s portfolio of properties currently includes Power Rangers, Paul Frank, Macbeth, Julius Jr., Digimon Fusion and Popples, among many others. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Reboot Movie Premiering July 22, 2016



Mark your calendars! The upcoming Power Rangers movie from Lionsgate and Saban Brands will be premiering in theaters July 22, 2016.

Erin Cahill in “Delirium”

Erin Cahill (Jen from Power Rangers Time Force) recently completed a pilot for Fox entitled Delirium, based on the book series written by Lauren Oliver.  She plays Rachel, the sister of Emma Roberts’s character Lena.

Unfortunately, Fox decided to pass on picking it up for series.  However, WIGS will screen the pilot for the public on Hulu until July 13.

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Roberto Orci Discusses Power Rangers Movie

IGN has posted a brief interview with the new executive producer of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers movie, Roberto Orci.

In the interview, he discusses how he became aware of the opportunity, the lengths he went to get the job, and that we may be in for a more intricate approach to the writing than we may have previously thought.

We’re not just a leave it behind reboot. [Haim] Saban cares very much about that.

Also of note, Orci mentions that before a director will be considered, Lionsgate will need to be presented with a script to shop around.  He will be collaborating with screenwriters Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz on the story.

Erin Cahill in “Honda” Commercial

Erin Cahill (Jen from Power Rangers Time Force) is in a new commercial for the Honda Summer Clearance Event.  She plays a salesperson telling the story of a driver named Angie and her dog, as the A/C in her car breaks down and she’s sold the reliable CR-V to get her back on the road and feeling her best.

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New Power Rangers Movie Selects Writers

After two months since production was first announced, both The Hollywood Reporter and Variety have revealed who will be the screenwriters for the upcoming Mighty Morphin Power Rangers film.

Being brought in to craft the screenplay are Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, whose writing credits include the feature films X-Men: First Class and Thor, as well as select episodes of the TV series Fringe and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

In addition, Roberto Orci, whose writing credits include The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Star Trek Into Darkness and the first two Transformers movies has signed on as an executive producer.  He will be collaborating on the story elements with Miller and Stentz.

This film is a development of Lionsgate and Saban Brands.

Johnny Yong Bosch in “Sailor Moon”

Johnny Yong Bosch (Adam from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) has been cast in the English dub of Viz Media’s new Sailor Moon acquisition.  This includes the original anime series and its three films, as well as the new anime series Sailor Moon Crystal.

He’ll provide the voice of Minako’s guardian cat, Artemis.

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Cerina Vincent in “Jennifer Falls”

Cerina Vincent (Maya from Power Rangers Lost Galaxy) guest starred in the June 25 episode of TV Land’s Jennifer Falls.

She plays Caroline, a clerk at the sporting goods store. The episode is #106, “The Virginity Thief”.

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Erika Fong in “Transformers: Age of Extinction”

Erika Fong (Mia from Power Rangers Samurai) has a small role in the #1 movie in the country, Transformers: Age of Extinction.

The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor as a father, daughter and her boyfriend who help to save Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and the rest of the Autobots from the threats of not only their robotic enemies, but their human ones.  Erika plays one of the analysts working at the CIA.

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