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Friday, July 25, 2014

New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mobile Game Now Available



Take back the streets of NYC with the most shell-tastic team of secret superdudes EVER! Play as Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello or Raphael and activate fierce Ninjutsu attacks against the Foot Clan, bosses, and mutants. It’s time to protect the city!

Available now on iOS and Android!

GAME FEATURES:
• The official mobile game for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie
• Blockbuster action with Leo, Mikey, Donnie and Raph
• Exciting and intuitive combat controls immerse you in the game
• Jump, spin, punch, and kick waves of street gangs, mutants, Foot Clan, and legendary bosses
• Upgrade each turtle with unique ninjutsu attacks, weapons, training, and boosts like the Freak Streak and Whack Attack
• Chain attacks to trigger an awesome TURTLE POWER mini-game and fight up close with ALL 4 TURTLES
• Play through STORY MODE, written by Tom Waltz, contributing author of the beloved comic series from IDW Publishing
• Stay alive in SURVIVAL MODE against endless waves of enemies
• Test your skills with in-game challenges
• Compete against your friends’ high scores
• Developed by the makers of the acclaimed game Combo Crew


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Pizza Hut to Launch Life-Size Pizza Thrower at San Diego Comic-Con



Pizza Hut Continues Summer-Long Ninja Turtles Promotion with Tribute to iconic Pizza Thrower Toy, Sampling of Cheesy Bites at Event

Comic Con attendees will have a new attraction to feast their eyes on this year.

The attraction weighs 2 tons. Stands 12 feet high. Took 7 weeks to build. And fires pizzas. From a custom cannon. Up to 30 feet! From a seat perched on top of turret.

Starting Wednesday at the Petco Park Interactive Zone, Pizza Hut will reveal a life-size, fully-functional “Pizza Thrower,” a nod to the classic TMNT toy and the latest way the pizza company is partnering with Paramount on the upcoming movie release.  The Pizza Thrower (rendering and video below, spec sheet attached) will be open to the public to try throughout the convention. The Thrower will fire faux Cheesy Bites Pizzas at Ninja Turtles enemies, and participants will receive free slices of the popular Pizza Hut pizza.

Check out this teaser video of the Pizza Thrower being built:

Thursday, July 17, 2014

"TMNT: Inside the Action" Special Airs Tonight on Nickelodeon




Tonight, after the Kids' Choice Sports 2014 Awards, Nickelodeon is airing a behind the scenes special about the upcoming TMNT movie. The special is scheduled for 9:30pm Eastern/8:30pm Central. Check your local listings to be sure when it's on in your town!

Here's a short behind the scenes preview:

Friday, July 11, 2014

New TMNT Movie "Motion Posters"



Yesterday, Paramount released four "motion posters," one for each Turtle, to promote next month's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie release. You can watch each of the "posters" in the consolidated video below.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Social Media Campaign Reveals 4 New TMNT Posters, Trailer



Yesterday, Paramount launched a social media campaign encouraging people to tweet which Turtle "team" they are on through the website TurtleReveal.com. Once a Turtle reached an unspecified threshold of votes, a new character poster for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie would be revealed. Once all four posters were revealed, a new "exclusive" trailer was promised. By the end of the day, the Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael posters had been revealed. Donatello was then revealed this morning.


And, as promised, the reveal of all four posters was followed up with the release of a new trailer.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

TMNT 2014 Teaser Posters Released




Paramount has released the first official teaser posters for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Each of the four posters features the hand of one of the Turtles holding his signature weapon. The posters also confirm the August 8 release date.


Thursday, March 27, 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

TMNT Movie Trailer Previewed, Will be Online Thursday




Paramount has previewed the first teaser trailer for the upcoming TMNT movie (now officially titled "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" in the featured logos) at CinemaCon, a trade show in Las Vegas for theater owners. Among those in attendance were several representatives from various entertainment websites, who have posted descriptions of what they saw.

According to these descriptions, the trailer is voiced over by Shredder (William Fichtner), who tells April that he has worked with her father to create the Turtles. And thus, the tagline given is "Heroes Are Not Born - They're Created."

The other big reveal is the Turtles themselves. Although we've seen posters and toys and (creepy) Halloween costumes, we still haven't seen the fully CGI-rendered, moving Turtles as they will actually appear in the movie. However, we DO see them in this trailer. Unfortunately, reactions to how the Turtles do actually look haven't exactly been positive...

Meredith Woerner from ion.com writes:
The best way to describe the look of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is giant, galumping, green babies. Like the baby masks that costume shops sell on Halloween, only as turtles. Similar to these babies below — but with Voldemort's nose and very, very childlike eyes. It's very jarring, but kind of what we expected.
Although filming of the trailer was obviously not allowed, this still of Megan Fox (April O'Neil) and Will Arnett (Vernon Fenwick) from the movie was shown and allowed to be photographed.

Read all of the descriptions for more details:

For those of us not at CinemaCon, word is that the trailer will hit online sometime Thursday morning. And then you can catch it on the big screen before Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

So, how bad does this seem to you? Or are you excited?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

First "Ninja Turtles" 2014 Movie Poster



This poster for the upcoming "Ninja Turtles" movie has been spotted in the wild. In the poster we can see yet more details of the individual look for each Turtle. The poster also retains the logo from a very early teaser poster spotted last year.

A version of this photo was first spotted on Instagram, with a member of the Technodrome forums finding the clearer shot seen to the left. This is part of a display at the Nuremberg Toy Fair.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

First (Sort Of) Image of 2014 Movie Turtles



It's not a very good sign that less than eight months out from the release of the movie (due August 8 - still my birthday!) Paramount still hasn't released even the smallest teaser for the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. However, with all the product tie-ins in development getting ready to be solicited to buyers and distributors, images and information are going to start leaking.

A few weeks ago we had a description of what the new action figures would look like, and now we have an actual image of one of the Halloween costumes. And I can confirm that this image is real, NOT fake.

Obviously, like most Halloween costumes, the quality is pretty low, but it does give us a good idea of what we can expect the full CGI Turtles to look like. Basically, a (kinda creepy) human head design with an assortment of clothing, which will be different for each Turtle.

With Toy Fair next month, we will soon be seeing plenty of pictures of the new toys, which will give us an even better idea of what to expect. Heck, maybe one of these days we'll actually get a trailer!

Source: teenagemutantninjaturtles.com

Friday, August 16, 2013

"Ninja Turtles" Release Date Moved to August 8, 2014




Deadline.com reports that the release date for next year's "Ninja Turtles" movie has been moved back from June 14, 2014, to August 8, 2014. The given likely reason is to put more space between it and Transformers 4, another Paramount production, which is slated for June 27, 2014.
Both of these have involved campaigns and a big merchandising component, and it was thought the studio would be better off spacing the two toy-tied films further apart than the 19 days it was looking at in the original scheduling configuration. Of course, this puts TMNT just one week away from Marvel Studio’s next superhero franchise launch Guardians Of The Galaxy, which opens August 1.
And yes, if you were paying attention last week, you'll recall that August 8 is my birthday! Woohoo!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

First "Ninja Turtles" 2014 Poster Revealed



There's been a bit of debate about whether next year's new TMNT movie is still titled "Ninja Turtles," as was originally announced, or if the title has been changed to "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Director's chairs on-set have the full title. Now, at the licensing expo currently happening in Las Vegas, Paramount is displaying a simple text-only poster with the "Ninja Turtles" title.

With any luck we'll get some concrete information at Comic-Con in San Diego next month.

On-Set Director's Chair

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The Turtles in "Ninja Turtles" Get Named



Just days after the revelation that Alan Ritchson will be playing Raphael in next year's Ninja Turtles movie, Deadline.com has announced the actors who will be playing the remaining three Turtles. According to their sources, Pete Ploszek will play Leonardo, Jeremy Howard will play Donatello, and Noel Fisher will play Michelangelo.

More casting announcements are sure to be announced shortly, with Shredder, Splinter, and Casey Jones being the (likely) remaining lead roles.

Monday, March 25, 2013

"Ninja Turtles" Filming and Casting Updates



The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports that next year's "Ninja Turtles" movie will film scenes at Big Tupper Ski Area, in Tupper Lake, NY, which currently sits dormant.
The movie is mainly being shot in New York City, but Paramount went to the state to find a ski slope where it would be able to shoot part of the action, said village Mayor Paul Maroun. 
Posted signs tell visitors to stay out of the Big Tupper Ski Area while a movie is being filmed there. 
"They needed a ski resort that was closed," Maroun said. "Big Tupper fit it perfectly."
Unfortunately, this news most likely means that the current working script is still based around the script that was leaked online last summer.

E-mail script/filming info and/or set pictures! Anonymity will be maintained!

In other news, actor Alan Ritchson has confirmed that he has been cast as Raphael in the movie.
It is assumed that Mr. Ritchson will be doing motion capture work for the role, although it is not confirmed it he will also be performing the voice.

With filming just about to begin, we should be hearing more casting information any time now. The only other known cast member at the moment is Megan Fox as April O'Neil.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

"Ninja Turtles" Movie Pushed Back to June 6, 2014



Less than a week after the announcement that Megan Fox has been cast as April O'Neil in next year's Ninja Turtles movie, comes the news that Paramount has pushed back the release date from May 16, 2014 to June 6, 2014.

Speculation is that Paramount moved the release date so as not to compete with a new Godzilla movie, which is scheduled for May 16. As of right now, Ninja Turtles is free from competition on its new June release date.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Michael Bay Casts Megan Fox in "Ninja Turtles"




With filming for next year's Ninja Turtles film apparently ready to begin in April, it's about time for us to start hearing casting news. Michael Bay himself has created a bit of a stir with a brief statement on his official website.
TMNT: we are bringing Megan Fox back into the family!
Despite getting fired from the Transformers series between Transformers 2 and Transformers 3, it would seem that Bay has decided to give Fox another chance to be in one of his films. Of course, as of right now there is no official confirmation via Paramount, so we can only speculate as to what role she might be playing. But the obvious role in a TMNT story would be April O'Neil. It shouldn't be too long before we get confirmation on this and other casting decisions.

UPDATE: Numerous sources are now confirming that Fox will be playing April O'Neil in the upcoming movie.

Monday, January 14, 2013

"Ninja Turtles" to Begin Filming in New York in April



While no details are currently available, the above tweet showed up over the weekend, declaring that filming on the upcoming live action TMNT movie would begin in New York starting in April. Previously, the movie had been scheduled to film in Vancouver (before getting shut down back in June). It is likely that New York filming will consist of establishing shots, considering the lower cost of shooting a movie in Vancouver.

Whatever the case, this news means that the movie is ready to start moving forward again. Let's just hope the script has been completely rewritten so that it doesn't at all resemble the absolute piece of crap script that was leaked online over the summer.

Monday, June 18, 2012

"Ninja Turtles" Movie Not To Be Delayed Too Long



Last week's announcement that production on the new TMNT movie scheduled for 2013, which was just about to begin in Vancouver, had been suddenly shut down came as a bit of a shock. As more details became available, it was discovered that the movie has, at this point, only been delayed for about five months.

Variety reports that the new target release date for the project is May 16, 2014.
Sources say "Turtles" was pushed because the filmmakers and studio felt they wouldn't be ready for the October shoot date. Paramount had no comment. 
The shutdown is not indefinite and the plan is to work on the script over the next couple of weeks in order to beef up the material and bring the budget down slightly.
It sounds like there are concerns about the script in its current state, but they're not starting over from scratch, so it's unknown if the "alien" element of the story will remain or not. But if they're trying to bring the budget down, it may be that they need to tone down the amount of effects-heavy space elements. It will certainly be interesting to see how this develops!

Friday, June 15, 2012

New "Ninja Turtles" Movie Cancelled?



An annonymous e-mailer has written in stating that the new TMNT movie that was to film in Vancouver this summer/fall for a Christmas 2013 release has, apparently, been shut down.

The e-mailer, who works in the Vancouver film industry, states that this went down suddenly just yesterday, apparently due to the massive amounts of negative backlash that followed Michael Bay's revelation that the story was to be spaced-based and that the Turtles would now be aliens.

However, although the current production has been halted, there will likely be (yet) another script written for an eventual movie. Maybe...

Ain't It Cool is also now reporting this news.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Michael Bay's "Ninja Turtles" to Film in Vancouver This Fall



TheProvince.com has picked up on buzz around Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that would have the new TMNT movie, currently titled "Ninja Turtles," filming in the city late summer/fall of this year.

This is in line with statements from director Jonathan Liebman earlier this year saying that they were looking at filming in Canada this summer/fall.

"Ninja Turtles" is scheduled for release Christmas 2013.