The upcoming anniversary special is set to bring back some of the franchise’s original cast members, who have not been seen on screen in quite some time. Among those returning are David Yost as Blue Ranger Billy Cranston, Walter E. Jones as Black Ranger Zack Taylor, Catherine Sutherland as Pink Ranger Kat Hillard, Steve Cardenas as Red Ranger Rocky DeSantos, Richard Steven Horvitz as Alpha 5, and Barbara Goodson as Rita Repulsa. Fans of the franchise will also be excited to see Karan Ashley’s second Yellow Ranger Aisha Campbell and Johnny Yong Bosch’s second Black Ranger Adam Park making appearances in the film. In honor of the franchise’s 30th anniversary, the upcoming Netflix film is a celebration of its legacy. The trailer for ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always’ shows the reunion of the original Power Rangers as they join forces to defeat the infamous villain Rita Repulsa
The trailer for ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
The return of these beloved characters is sure to bring a wave of nostalgia to long-time fans of the franchise, while also introducing them to a new generation of viewers. With its star-studded cast and celebration of the franchise’s legacy, the anniversary special is a must-watch for any fan of the Power Rangers.
The recently released trailer for the upcoming 30th-anniversary special of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers franchise has introduced a new character named Minh Kwan, portrayed by Charlie Kersh. Minh Kwan is the daughter of the original Yellow Ranger, Trini Kwan, who was portrayed by Thuy Trang in the original series. Unfortunately, Trang passed away in 2001 due to a car accident, and the creators of the upcoming special decided to write about Trini’s death. Minh reveals that her mother died at the hands of the notorious villain, Rita Repulsa.
According to the logline, the special will showcase the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers facing a familiar threat from the past, as they are called upon to be the heroes that the world needs during a global crisis. The special is inspired by the franchise’s legendary mantra, “Once a Ranger, Always a Ranger,” which signifies that once you become a part of the Ranger family, you are always welcome back.
With the introduction of a new character, Minh Kwan, and the incorporation of the franchise’s legendary mantra, the 30th-anniversary special promises to be an exciting and emotional journey for fans of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The special is a tribute to the legacy of the franchise and the unforgettable characters that have become icons in pop culture.
The passing of Jason David Frank, who portrayed the Green-turned-White Ranger in the Power Rangers franchise, has left fans wondering if the upcoming 30th-anniversary special will address his loss. Frank passed away in November 2022, adding to the list of original members of the franchise who have departed. However, it remains unclear if the special will acknowledge Frank’s passing or how it will be addressed, if at all. Fans of the franchise are eagerly awaiting any updates regarding the special and how it will pay tribute to the legacy of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.