The upcoming reboot of cult classic '90s superhero show "Power Rangers" has been pushed back from its initial release date.

According to Variety, the new "Power Rangers," which was set for release next summer, will now bow in early 2017. It trades a July 22, 2016 release date for a new date of January 13, 2017.

Why the change? Filmmakers aren't talking, a strategy in line with sparse revelations about the film so far. Not much is known about the reboot, other than that it will focus on a group of teenagers with special powers, who band together to fight evildoers bent on destroying the globe.

Lionsgate, the studio behind the "Hunger Games" franchise, is distributing the film. Original "Power Rangers" creator Haim Saban is producing, alongside "Hunger Games" producer Allison Shearmur.

[via: Variety]

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