The 2000s era of TV shows spawned many pop culture classics, such as the 13th season of Power Rangers, Power Ranger SPD. The world is set in the year 2025 and has welcomed aliens into their lives. The series revolved around the B-squad of Earth’s first defense team, Space Patrol Delta. Power Rangers SPD had many firsts for the franchise, especially when it came to the Red Ranger. The storyline of the series would be the first time in Power Rangers history that a Red Ranger likes to be demoted from office to follow a different path.
Who will be the Red Ranger in ‘Power Rangers SPD’?
The series’ storyline begins with Space Patrol Delta’s A-squad magically disappearing without a trace. As Earth needs a new group of heroes to protect them from the evil hands of the Troobian Empire and its leader Emperor Gruumm (Rene Naufahu), the B-Squad is deployed. The new team was still missing the yellow and red ranger.
In Power Rangers SPDJack Landers (Brandon Jay McLaren) was a homeless street thief with special skills. His genetic powers make him elusive and give him the ability to pass through solid objects. He agrees to become the B-Team Red Rangers to save his best friend and the other Rangers. At first, Jack took on his leadership role with spare time before realizing he could help the team.
Jack left the B-team to help lives in a different way in ‘Power Rangers SPD’
Part of the main cast of Power Rangers SPD is actor Brandon Jay McLaren. He starred as Jake Landers, the Red Ranger for the series. Fans of Power Rangers would have recognized him from a classic 2006 teen romance film. He had a supporting role in the Amanda Bynes and Channing Tatum film, she is the man.
McLaren’s first starring role outside the Power Rangers series was in 2008 when Danny Brooks in Harper’s Island. In 2016, he starred as Dylan Bennett in the anthology horror series slasher for one season. The actor’s most recent claim to fame is in the Disney+ action buddy cop series Turner & Hooch as Xavier “X” Wilson. McLaren shines next to Drak & Josh actor Josh Peck. According to Deadline, the actor will also be making a recurring role on the FX drama Snowfall.