Children's action heroes the Power Rangers
are to be decommissioned. Disney bosses have decided to drop the long-running series, which has been shot in New Zealand since 2003.
The 17th season of the show, which began earlier this month, will be the Power Rangers
The news has stunned Antipodean actors working on the series, who insist they were not told the project was under threat.
Voiceover actor Charlie McDermott
, who has portrayed the General Crunch character for the last three years, told the New Zealand Weekend Herald
newspaper he had not been told about the cancellation.
He says, "It's a bit of a bummer."
Ironically, New Zealand was one of the few countries to ban the show; the series was canceled 1993 when the Broadcasting Standards Authority deemed it too violent.
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(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)