Five ordinary teens learn that their small town of Angel Grove - and the world - is on the verge of being destroyed by an alien threat. But soon they realize that they are the only ones who can save the planet. However, to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and team up as the Power Rangers.
Trini is the first LGBT superhero and Billy an autistic in the film.
Actors K.J. Apa, Enrique Alejandro, Mitchell Hope and Austin Butler were initially considered for the role of Jason Lee Scott.
Robbie Amell expressed the desire to portray the Red Ranger after a fan posted a photo of him.
The Power Ranger uniforms have been upgraded from spandex armor to an alien crystal that forms around the rangers.
Krispy Kreme released doughnuts to promote the movie, and served as an advertising partner.
A fictional Angel Grove High School Newspaper website was created alongside the official Power Rangers website which features a GIF creator which allows users to make a GIF out of scenes from the teaser trailer.
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