R.J. Cyler to Play Blue Ranger in POWER RANGERS Movie

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RJ Cyler has been cast in Power Rangers. Check out the news  below!

RJ Cyler at arrivals for ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL Premiere, Harmony Gold Theater, Los Angeles, CA June 3, 2015. Photo By: Dee Cercone/Everett Collection

Lionsgate has tapped “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” actor R.J. Cyler as the Blue Ranger for its upcoming “Power Rangers” movie.

The studio made the announcement Friday on Twitter and Instagram.

He’s the fourth actor cast for the movie, following Naomi Scott as the Pink Ranger, Dacre Montgomery as the Red Ranger and Ludi Lin as the Black Ranger. Cyler played the titular Earl in “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” opposite Thomas Mann and Olivia Cooke.

The story reimagines the origins of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a group of high school kids given extraterrestrial powers who unite to save the world.

“Power Rangers” hits theaters on Jan. 13, 2017.

Source: Variety