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Tyler Perry joins Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 as Baxter Stockman

If you thought Tyler Perry being included in David Fincher 's GONE GIRL was unexpected, how about the news that he is joining the cast of TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2? That's right, Tyler Perry will be joining the sequel to Jonathan Liebesman 's 2014 reboot of the classic comic book/animated series. He will be playing Baxter Stockman, best known to fans of the series as the creator...
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Stephen Amell set to join Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 as Casey Jones

Did the upcoming sequel to TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES suddenly get better? Possibly. According to Variety , Arrow star Stephen Amell has just signed on for the role of the ass kickin' wise crackin' Casey Jones. Half a dozen actors were tested over the weekend but by the end, Amell was the clear standout thanks in part to his chemistry with Megan Fox . The character of...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel to feature cameos by several NBA stars

Production on TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2 will officially begin next month , but some scenes were reportedly shot recently at the Madison Square Garden in New York. According to ESPN's Arash Markazi , L.A. Clippers players DeAndre Jordan, Matt Barnes, J.J. Redick, Austin Rivers and Spencer Hawes filmed a scene for the sequel on Thursday while they were in New York for their...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel to begin shooting next month in New York

It's been confirmed that production on the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES sequel will start next month in New York City and Buffalo. EARTH TO ECHO's David Green is directing the follow-up (replacing TMNT's Jonathan Liebesman , who last week we learned will be helming a King Arthur project called MAN AT ARMS) from a script by Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec, and...
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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic book just featured a shocking death

While we may not be a comic book website, there are occassionally stories that warrant reporting. For instance, the recent news that a major character has been killed off in the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES comic book seems like pretty big news. Now, I know that comic books have a long history of killing off characters only to resurrect them or reset the entire fictional universe, but...
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Updates on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 and the Friday the 13th reboot

We have brief update to share with you today surrounding the next installments in two franchises, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES and FRIDAY THE 13TH. While both films have their respective hardcore fans bases, I think it's fair to say that neither franchise has delivered a solid movie in a very long time. With TMNT, last year’s reboot was a critical failure but nonetheless it...
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David Green in talks to direct Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2

It looks like the next installment of the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES reboot will have a new director and perhaps some returning foes from the days of TMNT past. This summer the Jonathan Liebesman directed reboot went on to gross over $470 million worldwide, and that was without the warm reception from critics. The sequel was subsequently set for June 3, 2016 and now Paramount is...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** I was prepared to hate TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES...
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Will these Bebop, Rocksteady & Krang designs be used for the TMNT sequel?

UPDATE: The studio requested that we remove the concept art for said TMNT villains, so I've included some art of Shredder and the fate of everyone's favorite turtles.  Everything else from article remains unedited.  Thank you for your understanding! It may have seemed a little premature to announce a sequel to TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES after one weekend, but the flick went on...
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Explore the ancient origins of the Ninja Turtles in this exclusive artwork

Michael Bay and Jonathan Liebesman successfully relaunched the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES franchise for a new generation and a second film is on the way, but Paramount Pictures is not just sitting back and resting on their box office receipts. No, beginning today you can explore an entirely new side of the Ninja Turtle legend. Working with 30 artists from 16 countries, Paramount has...
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Anthony Francisco's rejected pitch artwork for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Back in 2011, illustrator and concept designer Anthony Francisco (ANT-MAN, G.I. JOE: RETALIATION) heard Michael Bay wanted to do a TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES movie, and to try to land the job at Illusion Industries, created some pitch artwork for the project. Although Francisco and Illusion didn't end up getting the job and wasn't involved with Jonathan Liebesman 's...
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Weekend Box Office Report: August 15-17, 2014

Turtles still on top! The quartet of half-shell heroes hung on to the #1 spot at the box office this weekend, as TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES were the winners with an estimated $28.4 million ! The Michael Bay production of the popular pizza-loving comic crimefighters dropped around 56% from its opening last week, but is up to a 10-day domestic total of...
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