MarVista unveils new Power Rangers Megaforce series
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the live-action boys series Power Rangers, L.A.-based MarVista Entertainment will debut the newest version of the franchise, Power Rangers Megaforce, at MIPCOM 2012.
Forty new half-hour episodes of the series, which is expected to air on Nickelodeon in the US in 2013, will be on offer to international buyers by MarVista, the exclusive international distributor for Saban Brands’ Power Rangers.
Power Rangers Megaforce follows the adventures of a supernatural guardian, Gosei, who summons the help of five teenagers, the Power Rangers Megaforce, to battle the evil Warstar aliens who have launched a massive invasion.
In support of the new series, Saban Brands will launch an extensive consumer products campaign, character appearances, retail promotions and advertising.
The latest news comes on the heels of the UK’s Channel 5 picking up Power Rangers Samurai and Power Rangers Super Samurai.