In this episode Eric interviews Jason Bischoff (@shadowpiper), Director of Global Consumer Products for Power Rangers and Saban Brands. Lately, you may have seen him at Power Morphicon hosting the Saban Brands Toys and Collectibles Power Hour panel or at New York Comic Con.
Jason answers our questions and your fan submitted questions. We talk about working at Saban Brands, how licensing works for Power Rangers, the importance of fan feedback, rangernaton.com, upcoming products, the Legacy line and more!
In today’s episode we interview Mike Hollander (formally Michael Bacon) best known in Ranger Nation as J.B. Reese from Saban’s VR Troopers! Currently he is an Animator at Telltale Games and worked on such games as The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, Tales from the Borderlands and Game of Thrones.
We talk about his time on the set of VR Troopers, being a black actor in early 90’s Hollywood, becoming a video game animator, advice for getting into the industry, current thoughts on virtual reality and more!
In October’s extra episode brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, we interview Yoshi Sudarso who plays Koda the Blue Ranger in Power Rangers Dino Charge.
Listen to the story of how he came to be the first Power Rangers actor to make a cameo in sentai, his current projects, behind the scenes moments, and more! We had a blast talking with Yoshi and we hope you enjoy this interview!
On this episode we welcome back Cisco Davis Jr. (@ciscodavisjr), creator, director, writer, and producer of the recently released Power Ranger fan film Zordon of Eltarand the previously released Teenagers with Attitude short film. We catch up with Cisco and learn about his plans for the future.
Then we dive into the recent drama over the MMPR Reboot Movie from Heroic Hollywood’s tweets. We discuss what went wrong and who was involved and the fallout afterwards.
IT’S TIME FOR MORE RANGERSTOP! Before we get into our main episode, we announce the 19th and 20th guests for RangerStop. We want to thank Mikey Buoni and Mike Valdes for their help with this announcement.
Then in “Rangers Together, Questions Forever”, we answer your questions in a whole episode of our “Questions from Ranger Nation” segment. Who do we cast in a Power Rangers version of Marvel and DC Superheroes? What would our own Megazord look like? Chicago SPD? Our favorite Toku songs and more!
We also take the Power Rangers generation quiz from Nick.com with hilarious technical difficulties.
Today we are interviewing David J.Fielding, best known in Ranger Nation as Zordon, the Power Rangers’ mentor in Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers through In Space. He voiced Zordon in the first season of the show and his likeness was used for all of Zordon’s appearances.
David holds two degrees in acting – a BFA from Texas State and an MFA from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to his stage and film work, David has provided voice work for video games, including Empire Earth, Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna, and Anvil of Dawn.
His published works have appeared in Nevermet Press; Rebel ePublishers LLC, Source Point Press, the Capes and Clockwork Anthology from Dark Oak Press and the recently released Something Strange is Going On anthology from Flinch! Books. His novella Buddy Holly and the Cold, Cold Ground was released by Cool Beans in October 2014.
Today we talk with Michael Andrew Buoni (@RangerStop_com), Mike Valdes (@mjvaldes84), and Jonathan Sepulveda (@JonimusPrime) about The RangerStop’s Superhero Toy & Comic Con 3, November 13-15 in Orlando, FL. Also joining us is Susan Matisi, who runs the annual Power Rangers After Dark panel.
How did RangerStop get started? What’s can con goers expect this year? Why is RangerStop so awesome?
Then, in a RangerStop EXCLUSIVE, we announce RangerStop’s newest guest, Dan Southworth and interview him.
Finally, we talk about who would be on our Ranger team if we were stuck on a monster infested island and include some fun bloopers at the end.
Today we are interviewing Dan Southworth, best known in Ranger Nation as Eric Myers, the Quantum Ranger in “Power Rangers Time Force”.
He is an accomplished actor with wide experience in feature films, television shows, motion capture, voice over, and commercials. He has devoted more than ten years of training to the craft of acting, including five years with famed acting coach Ivana Chubbuck, and honed his skill at action with film director Andy Cheng, originally a member of Jackie Chan’s Hong Kong stunt team. He also helped develop action sequences for Terrence Malick’s “The New World”, took part in James Cameron’s early visualizations of “Avatar”, and developed action for Neill Blomkamp’s “Halo 3: Full Combat” web sequences.
Most recently he’s appeared multiple times in Disney’s “Kickin’ It”, portrayed Kenshi in “Mortal Kombat: Legacy”, played the lead role of Mark Leonard in “Divergence” as well as writing and producing that series. Dan is popular among anime and video game fans for his role as Vergil in “Devil May Cry 3” and “Devil May Cry 3.5”, which was was released so that fans could experience the game as Dan’s character.
We talk about all of these projects and he answers your questions from Ranger Nation!
Today we are interviewing Ron Roggé, best known in Ranger Nation as Captain William Mitchell from “Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue”. He has starred in numerous television shows, most recently in “Sleep Hollow”, Amazon’s “Man in the High Castle”, “Modern Family”, “The Middle”, “Devious Maids” and the feature film “The Activist”.
He reveals his Power Rangers Dino Charge connection, his opinion on the direction of Sleepy Hollow, his time on the set of Lightspeed Rescue, what color ranger he would be and more!
Come back tomorrow when release Episode 36 interviewing Dan Southworth in our Double Interview Weekend!
In our 25th episode, “Ranger Nation Interview: The Cast of Teenagers with Attitude” we welcome the cast of “Teenagers with Attitude”, the fan film created by Cisco Davis, Jr.
“Teenagers With Attitude” is a fan film that features a re-imagined cast of the original five teens before they meet Zordon and become the Power Rangers.
Kelvin Drama is an actor from Baltimore that plays Jason. Sophia Reaves is a young actress and singer from the Baltimore-Washington area that plays Kimberly. Hayden Livesay plays Zack and is a dedicated actor from the Baltimore-Washington region who now resides in LA. Jennifer Ortiz is a talented actress from Pennsylvania that plays Trini. James R. Ling is an actor from Pennsylvania who plays Billy.
Cisco Davis Jr., is the creator, director, writer, producer and visual effects maker of the Power Ranger fan film projects Zordon of Eltar and Teenagers with Attitude.