This came through various sources, but the main source, Actors Access, has the casting sides for the Power Rangers 2011 season. It mentions that “all talent must be willing to relocate to New Zealand for approx. 6 -8 months”, and the roles that are asked for suggests that the next season will be based upon Samurai Sentai Shinkenger. Here are the sides:
ALL TALENT must be willing to relocate to New Zealand for approx. 6 -8 months. Must have valid or current passport with at least one (1) year left before renewal or able to get one.
ALL OF THE FOLLOWING POWER RANGER ROLES are a group of teens 18-23 years to play 15-19 years. They are all nice looking, charismatic, energetic, outgoing and a confident. They must have SUPER HERO LOOKS with average height and in great physical condition. Martial arts or gymnastics a big plus.
[ RED RANGER - REESE ]
Caucasian male, 18 – 23 to play 17-19 years. Reese is an attractive young man with super hero looks and a slim athletic build, approx 5′10′. Natural leader, reserved quiet and mysterious. Martial arts a plus.
[ GREEN RANGER - PARRY ]
All ethnicity Male, 18 to 23 to play 17-19. He has good looks and a strong slim build. He is approx. 5′6′ – 5′9′, He is a rebel, street smart He is very creative and not afraid to think outside the box.
[ BLUE RANGER - BARON ]
Could be any ethnicity Male, 18 to early twenties to play 16-19 years. He is a handsome athletic man with honorable intentions. Approx. 5′6′ – 5′10′ with a slightly thinner build. Extremely disciplined, punctual, ‘military’ square. *Martial arts ability is required.
[ PINK RANGER - SADIE ]
Any ethnicity, 18 to 23 to play 16 to 19 years. 5′4′-5′6. She is beautiful, sophisticated, intelligent and confident. She tends to be the older sister type. Motherly. She is very intuitive and genuinely cares about others.
[ YELLOW RANGER - AVA ]
Any ethnicity, 18 to early twenties to play 14 to 16 years of age. 5′2′- 5′5′. Very cute, sweet, positive and very naïve small town girl. She is the baby sister that everyone looks after.
[ GOLD RANGER - WESLEY ]
Any ethnicity male, 18 – 23 to play 17-19 years. He is on the slim side – 5′7′ – 5′10′. He is over animated, funny and affectionate, a Jim Carrey type but with no ego. He is a guy who grew up in the streets and is self taught fighter and a self taught computer programmer. Must have great comedic body movements.
[ PRINCESS - MEGAN ]
Any ethnicity female, 18 to early twenties to play 16 to 19 years of age. height 5′4′- 5′6′. good looking, cold and aloof. She is a princess with blue blood lineage. She is very brave and maintains her courage under difficult circumstances.