'Power Rangers': First look at Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa (Photo)

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Elizabeth Banks to Play Rita Repulsa in Power Rangers Movie

We knew "Power Rangers" baddie Rita Repulsa would be getting a makeover in the new big-budget movie version of the old kiddie series, and now fans get to see the result.

And, well, it's pretty shocking! Elizabeth Banks' all-green take on the character showcased doesn't much look like the old version, which was likely the point. This is not your childhood's Repulsa.

"It's definitely a modern and edgy re-imagining of the original Rita Repulsa," Banks told People, which posted the first look.

The $120 million big screen "Power Rangers" reboot — which, if you don't recall, is about a team of superpowered teenagers who do battle with aliens — will hit theaters in March 2017, so you have a while to get used to Rita's new getup.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10: Elizabeth Banks attends the World Premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' at Odeon Leicester Square on November 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10: Elizabeth Banks attends the World Premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' at Odeon Leicester Square on November 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE M. BENETT/WIREIMAGE REQUIRED) (L to R) Donald Sutherland, Natalie Dormer, producer Jon Kilik, producer Nina Jacobson, Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence, director Francis Lawrence, guest, Elizabeth Banks, Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Julianne Moore, Josh Hutcherson and Stanley Tucci attend the World Premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' at Odeon Leicester Square on November 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10: Natalie Dormer, Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Jena Malone and Julianne Moore attend the World Premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' at Odeon Leicester Square on November 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE M. BENETT/WIREIMAGE REQUIRED) (L to R) Donald Sutherland, Natalie Dormer, producer Jon Kilik, producer Nina Jacobson, Jennifer Lawrence, director Francis Lawrence, guest, Elizabeth Banks, Sam Claflin and Jeffrey Wright attend the World Premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' at Odeon Leicester Square on November 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/WireImage)
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Elizabeth Banks attends the 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' preview event at Kraftwerk Mitte on November 11, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Christian Marquardt/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Elizabeth Banks attends the 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' preview event at Kraftwerk Mitte on November 11, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Christian Marquardt/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Elizabeth Banks attends the 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' preview event at Kraftwerk Mitte on November 11, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Christian Marquardt/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Elizabeth Banks attends the 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' preview event at Kraftwerk Mitte on November 11, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Christian Marquardt/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10: Elizabeth Banks arrives at The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 after party on November 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Keith Hewitt/GC Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 10: Elizabeth Banks at Balthazar restaurant on November 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Mark Robert Milan/GC Images)
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