R.J. Cyler is your new Billy Cranston stand-in. The star of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl has been cast as the Blue Ranger in the upcoming Power Rangers film. The movie’s Twitter page made the announcement on Friday.
The rising Cyler rounds out the new Power Rangers. Naomi Scott (Pink Ranger), Dacre Montgomery (Red Ranger) and Ludi Lin (Black Ranger) were previously cast as members of the formidable world-saving crew. It’s the third Power Rangers movie, the first cinematic adaptation of the ’90s TV series since 1997.
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl was Cyler’s first starring role, playing the titular Earl.
Power Rangers is slated for a 2017 release.