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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Courtesy of producer Michael Bay, the first official images from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 feature vehicular stars from the upcoming sequel. Will Arnett and Megan Fox are reprising their roles, with Stephen Amell and Tyler Perry joining the cast. The movie will hit theaters on June 3, 2016. [Den of Geek] The Deep Blue Good-bye: Christian Bale was all set to play hard-bruising 'salvage recovery expert' Travis McGee in The Deep Blue Good-bye, but a leg injury he suffered a while ago has not healed sufficiently for him to be able to start filming the action drama next month, as originally planned. It's not known when the project, a possible begining to a new franchise, can resume; director James Mangold is turning his...
- Peter Martin
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Courtesy of producer Michael Bay, the first official images from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 feature vehicular stars from the upcoming sequel. Will Arnett and Megan Fox are reprising their roles, with Stephen Amell and Tyler Perry joining the cast. The movie comes out June 3, 2016. [Den of Geek] The Deep Blue Good-bye: Say goodbye to the action-adventure movie that was to star Christian Bale as hard-bruising 'salvage recovery...
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I have yet to see last year's live action take on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Not out of any resentment for the material (I loved the B&W comics as a kid and there are actually quite a few Platinum Dunes movies that I really enjoy - Friday the 13th chief among them) aside from the fact that it just didn't seem like my thing. But enough of you did, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 is on the way next year. The other day producer Michael Bay revealed images of some of the vehicles from the film on his website. I'm not sure if the Turtle's party wagon was in the first installment or not, but I'm willing to bet that Polaris' three wheeled motorcycle was not. Check out the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 vehicle images below. The film hits on June 3rd, 2016. It stars Megan Fox, Tyler Perry, »
- Evan Dickson
Cowabunga! Fans of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have just been given their first glimpse at the sequel to last year's film reboot of the comic book franchise.
Director Michael Bay shared images of two vehicles on Twitter, with the caption: "Just some stuff I found…"
Just some stuff I found… http://t.co/yydcIebaIC pic.twitter.com/sYNXmPpNJL
— Michael Bay (@michaelbay) April 25, 2015
The first vehicle shown is a truck which functions as the Turtles' 'Battlewagon' and was glimpsed at the end of the last film.
The other pictured is a Polaris Slingshot, a three-wheeled motorcycle resembling a sports car.
Screenwriters Josh Appelbaum and »
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 is being directed by David Green (Earth to Echo), and sees the return of Megan Fox (April O’Neill), Alan Ritchson (Raphael), Noel Fisher (Michelangelo), Pete Ploszek (Leonardo), Jeremy Howard (Donatello), Tohuru Masmune (Shredder), William Richtner (Erick Sacks), Will Arnett (Vernon Fenwick), Danny Woodburn (Splinter) and new additions Stephen Amell (Arrow) as Casey Jones, Tyler Perry (Gone Girl) as Baxter Stockman and Alessandra Ambrosio (Casino Royale). The film is set for release on June 3rd, 2016.
- Gary Collinson
Stockman first appeared in the original Mirage Comics where he was depicted as an African American scientist, but was changed into a white character for the original animated series. Stockman also invents the robotic, turtle-hunting Mousers in the comics.
Michael Bay co-produces again through his Platinum Dunes company, with Earth to Echo director David Green taking over behind the camera from Jonathan Liebesman. Megan Fox returns as April O’Neill, as does William Fichtner (Eric Sacks) and Will Arnett (Vernon Fenwick), while Stephen Amell (Arrow) joins the cast as Casey Jones and Alessandra Ambrosio (Casino Royale) will play Vernon’s girlfriend.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 is set for release on June 3rd, 2016.
- Scott J. Davis
Perry will play scientist Baxter Stockman in the series. In the cartoon, Stockman was responsible for the creation of the robotic Mousers used to seek out and destroy sewer rats. Shredder learns of the invention and hires him to use the Mousers to destroy the turtles' mentor Splinter.
Perry joins a cast that includes "Arrow" star Stephen Amell as Casey Jones, Megan Fox as April O'Neill and Will Arnett as Vernon Fenwick. It has previously been confirmed that both the mutant baddies Bebop and Rocksteady will appear in the film which David Green is directing.
Source: Variety »
- Garth Franklin
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 has cast a villain.
The Madea star is one of the main villains the Turtles will face in the film.
Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio has also signed up and will play herself.
The heroes in a half-shell will be back on the big screen next summer and today brings word of another live-action actor slated to join them. Tyler Perry, most recently spotted in David Fincher’s Gone Girl, has been added to the cast of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 as scientist Baxter Stockman. He joins returning cast members Megan Fox and Will Arnett, who are locked in to reprise their roles as intrepid Channel 6 reporter April O’Neil and her cameraman Vern Fenwick, respectively.
Perry’s character won’t be the only newcomer to the franchise. Arrow star Stephen Amell recently boarded as hockey stick-wielding vigilante Casey Jones, and Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio (Gossip Girl) is set to play Vern Fenwick’s love interest. Fan favorites Bebop and Rocksteady, two of Shredder’s idiotic lackeys, are also touted to make appearances.
Turning to how Stockman fits into the turtles’ story, »
- Gem Seddon
When he’s not busy writing and directing his own films or ruling his multi-media empire, Tyler Perry likes to pop up unexpectedly in genre films. We’ve seen him in Star Trek and he was used to great effect in Gone Girl. His next role will find him acting with those heroes in a half-shell as he’s joined the cast of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2.Little is known about the plot or even how many of the actors who performed/voiced the heroes will return, but we do know that villains Bebop and Rocksteady will be causing trouble for the turtles. Megan Fox and Will Arnett are returning as April O’Neil and cameraman Vernon Fenwick, with model Alessandro Ambrosio as Vernon’s girlfriend and Stephen Amell as vigilante-turned-turtle pal Casey Jones. Perry is on board as scientist Baxter Stockman, who in the original comics created machines called Mousers, »
Joining classic villains Bebop and Rocksteady in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel will be another fan-favourite character from Tmnt canon, Baxter Stockman; and according to Variety he'll be played by none other than Tyler Perry. There have been several different incarnations of this sycophantic scientist over the years, but he's usually depicted as one of Shredder's lackeys and the man who creates the lethal Mouser robots. Oh, and there's also a good chance he'll become a mutant fly. Perry, who was last seen as Ben Affleck's attorney in Gone Girl, joins Megan Fox, Will Arnett, and Stephen Amell in the sequel which Michael Bay is producing along with his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form. Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec are penning the script. Production is set to start next month. »
Plot details and other returning cast members have yet to be confirmed.
In previous iterations of the franchise, Stockman was responsible for the creation of the Mousers, machines meant to seek out and destroy sewer rats. The villainous Shredder learns of this invention and hires Stockman as his own scientist with the intent of using the Mousers to destroy Splinter, mentor to the Turtles.
- Justin Kroll
Perry, creator of the wacky "Madea" series and recent co-star in "Gone Girl," is set to play Baxter Stockman, who, as The Hollywood Reporter explains, is one of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"'s "major villains" and "a scientist who first creates the Mousers, a line of rat-destroying machines. Later he becomes a cyborg." He takes over the role from actor K. Todd Freeman, who made a brief appearance as Stockman in the 2014 flick.
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2" is due out on June 3, 2016.
[via: The Hollywood Reporter]
Photo credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez via Getty Images »
- Katie Roberts
Netflix does a lot of things right. From cheap DVD’s and blu-ray’s delivered right to your door to a streaming service that is damn-near perfect (thousands of shows and movies for only $9! You seriously can’t beat it.) But the Best thing they do are their Netflix Original Series. I mean, we as a society, are this close to relying on them solely for our television needs, amiright?
They create these amazing shows and give them to us in an entire season at a time to binge watch at our leisure. Almost every month, it seems a Netflix Original Series releases a new season to stream and it has made our lives infinitely better.
Of the dozens of original series and continuations of shows, these are the top five that you should be dedicating your precious time to because seriously, they deserve it.
- Sarah Sommer
It seems the mutated warthog (Bebop) and rhino (Rocksteady) Tmnt villains will indeed be causing problems for the Heroes in a Half Shell in the upcoming sequel to the recent live-action reboot. This won't be too surprising to fans of the franchise, as the characters were originally supposed to show up in the first film but were cut because of perceived overcrowding. Bebop and Rocksteady weren't actually original comic creations, and made their debut in the '80s cartoon -- but they've gone on to become two of the most popular Turtles baddies out there; and were recently responsible for an incredibly shocking moment in the current comic series. No word on which actors will bring life to these beasts, but they'll join Megan Fox as April O'Neil, Will Arnett as Vernon Fenwick, and newcomer Stephen Amell as Casey Jones. Teenage Mutant Turtles 2 (working title "Half-Shell") is set to hit »
The Lego Batman movie will lead Warner Bros' upcoming Lego film slate: but not until 2017 now...
Warner Bros has updated the release dates of three of its upcoming Lego movies, and as part and parcel of that, it's put back the Lego Ninjago film from 2016 to 2017.
As things stand, the next Lego film we're going to get will now be Lego Batman. It's being directed by Chris McKay, and will feature the vocal talents of Will Arnett. It's going to be released on February 10th 2017.
Next up? That'll be the aforementioned Ninjago film. Charlie Bean (Tron: Uprising) is directing this one, from a screenplay by Dan and Kevin Hageman. Warner Bros has set a September 22nd 2017 date for it.
Building a strong slate of animated tentpoles that extends well into 2018, Warner Bros. Pictures today confirmed the release dates of three much-anticipated Lego features. The announcement was made by Dan Fellman, President, Domestic Distribution, and Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President, International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.
The next Lego film to open will be the as-yet-untitled Lego Batman feature, which is coming to theaters earlier than planned, with the global launch starting domestically on February 10, 2017. Seven months later comes Ninjago, which had been slated for release in fall 2016; however the film is still under construction so it is being moved to September 22, 2017 domestically, with international dates to follow. The Lego Movie Sequel, the follow-up to the smash hit The Lego Movie, is opening one week earlier than originally slated, now being released domestically on May 18, 2018, beginning its worldwide release.
In making the announcement, Dan Fellman made the following statement.
"We are very »
Warner Bros. has announced The Lego Movie Sequel release dates along with the dates for Lego Batman (unofficial title) and Ninjago. According to THR, Lego Batman is first up and will be released on February 10, 2017, which comes close to the February 7, 2014 release date for The Lego Movie, and that worked out pretty well for everyone. When we last reported on Lego Batman, producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller said the plot revolved around the question “Can Batman be happy?” and star Will Arnett teased the action will be incredible. The movie will also acknowledge every era of Batman filmmaking. Next up, Ninjago has been pushed back from September 23, 2016 to September 22, 2017. There are currently no details on the plot, but Lord and Miller will also be producing and say it will tie into a larger Avengers-style universe. Finally, The Lego Movie Sequel has been pushed back to May 18, 2018, which is a painfully long wait. »
- Matt Goldberg
The Lego Batman Movie is coming sooner than expected with the announcement today cementing dates for multiple films in the Warner Bros franchise. Previously set for late 2017, The Lego Batman Movie featuring the voice of Will Arnett in the title role will now debut on February 10, 2017. This shifts the other announced Lego films, The Lego Ninjago Movie and The Lego Movie Sequel, to September 22, 2017 and May 18, 2018 respectively. The Lego Ninjago Movie was previously set for September 23, »
- Alex Maidy
This story first appeared in the April 24 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. 1. Chris Albrecht, CEO, Starz 77th between Broadway and Amsterdam | early 1970s Rent: $90 a month ($180 total, split with a roommate) 2. Julie Andrews, Actress-singer 58th Street and Sixth Avenue | 1950s Rent: "I cannot remember. I only know that by the time I sent some money home, I had very little left for rent." 3. Will Arnett, Comedian 222 E. 87th St. | 1990 Rent: $325 a month "It was a studio that I shared with a friend. Our sleeping areas were separated by a bookshelf, so it was
- Ashley Lee
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