According to Lion’sgate Films, Bill Hader has recently signed on to join the cast of the new Power Rangers movie, voicing the team’s robot, Alpha 5! This shouldn’t be too tough for this seasoned voice actor, who also voiced BB-8 in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. According to Saban and Lionsgate Films:

“The movie will follow five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover that they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so they will have to overcome their real-life issues and band together as the Power Rangers before it is too late.

Directed by Dean Israelite, Power Rangers is written by John Gatins (Kong: Skull IslandReal Steel), Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama (Dracula Untold), Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller (X-Men: First ClassThor), and Max Landis (Chronicle). It is set to release on March 24, 2017.

What do you think about the addition of Bill Hader in the new franchise? Let us know in the comments below!

Credit: EW/Tim Palen

Credit: EW/Tim Palen


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