Newswire: Now the Power/Rangers producer has a James Bond video, sounds less noble

Last week the Internet briefly roused itself from lazily perusing Vines of snoring pugs to express some irritation with Saban Entertainment over their ham-fisted legal action against the makers of Power/Rangers. The smartly made fan video by director Joseph Kahn re-envisioned Mighty Morphin Power Rangers as a gritty, dystopian sci-fi actioner, and was loudly defended by Kahn and producer Adi Shankar as a form of speech protected by fair use doctrine, as Kahn and Shankar made it on a strictly not-for-profit basis. Sensible people rallied to their cause, pointing out that fan fiction should be an acceptable and legal form of expression, since nobody was profiting off of someone else’s copyrighted materials. Huzzah for creative common use!

Only, it turns out producer Adi Shankar might have been a teensy bit full of shit. The producer just released a new video, this one from pre-visualization artist Tyler Gibb and …

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