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Last week, producer Adi Shankar released the latest installment from his Bootleg Universe, a new short film entitled Power/Rangers. Just a few days later, it was pulled from Vimeo and YouTube after a copyright dispute with Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers creator Haim Saban and his Saban Brands company. But the short film came back online over the weekend. Today, Adi Shankar has released a behind-the-scenes video featuring director Joseph Kahn on the set, along with stars Katee Sackhoff and James Van Der Beek.
This is the fourth short film in Adi Shankar's Bootleg Universe, following The Punsher: Dirty Laundry, Venom: Truth in Journalism and last year's Judge Dredd: Superfiend. Joseph Kahn called this project a "deboot," which features characters popularized on the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers, but in a much darker and gritty film that explores their origins. Russ Bain, Will Yun Lee, Gichi Gamba, Yves Bright, Stevin Knight, »
The controversial short Power/Rangers is back online after Saban Brands settled their copyright dispute with the makers of the film. The movie has now returned to Youtube and Vimeo after being pulled by both streaming video sites earlier in the week. And it looks like no further legal action is being pursued. You can also see the video below.
This past week, a tsunami of copyright controversy began to swirl after producer Adi Shankar unveiled his latest entry in the so-called Bootleg Universe, this time debuting a Power/Rangers fan film from Torque and Detention director Joseph Kahn. The 15 minute short was an instant sensation, starring Katee Sackhoff, James Van Der Beek and Will Yun Lee from a script Joseph Kahn wrote with James Van Der Beek and Dutch Southern. They called it a 'deboot' of the Power Rangers franchise, and Saban Brands, who own the Power Rangers copyright, »
Recently, ABC served up the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Castle" episode 18 of season 7. The episode is entitled, "The Wrong Stuff," and it turns out that we're going to see some pretty wild and intriguing stuff go down as Castle and Beckett take their investigative work into outer space to investigate a space simulation murder that proves to be quite shocking, and more. In the new, 16th episode press release: An astronaut in a realistic Mars simulation is going to get murdered, launching Castle and Beckett onto a case that is out of this world. Press release number 2: When an astronaut training for a trip to Mars is mysteriously killed inside a Mars simulation, Castle and Beckett will don spacesuits to investigate. But when they discover no one inside the sealed simulation could have committed the murder and no one from the outside could get in, the »
- Andre Braddox
3 items from 2015
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