Roberto Orci Left Spider-Man For… The Power Rangers?

power-rangersWord is that Roberto Orci has signed on to executive produce and help develop the story for the new Mighty Morphing Power Rangers movie. Along with Orci somes two writers from X-Men: First Class, Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz.

Miller and Stentz began working together on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Fringe and Andromeda before getting to work on Marvel’s Thor in 2011. They co-wrote X-Men: First Class with Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman.

Orci continues to take new assignments after his breakup with long time collaborator Alex Kurtzman. Orci is also said to be directing the upcoming Star Trek 3 film.

The description for the Mighty Morphing Power Rangers film involves a group of teens who must use their unique superpowers in order to save the world. No mention of giant robots, overacting villains or martial arts posturing.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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