The official Power Rangers Twitter and Instagram accounts have announced the casting of Dacre Montgomery in the role of the Red Ranger. Montgomery is a relative newcomer with just a short film Betrand the Terrible and a trailer pilot, Family Tree, to his credit.
Naomi Scott was previously revealed in the role of the Pink Ranger. Character names have yet to be revealed.
The Power Rangers film is currently being produced by Haim Saban, Brian Cassentini (of Saban Brands), and Allison Shearmur (Cinderella) with a script being written by X-Men: First Class and Thor writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz. The film is being directed by The Almanacdirector Dean Isrealite. Power Rangers is set to release on January 13, 2017.