News

Megan Fox Re-teams With Michael Bay for Ninja Turtles

Source:   Michael Bay
February 21, 2013


Recently rumored to begin production this April, Platinum Dunes' Ninja Turtles looks to have locked its first cast member. Michael Bay himself just posted the following on his official site:

"TMNT: we are bringing Megan Fox back into the family!"

The news comes as a bit of a surprise following Fox's departure from the Transformers franchise in 2010. It now seems that, if there ever was bad blood between the actress and the director, all has been forgiven.

Although Fox's specific role in the reboot has not been named, it's likely that she'll be playing April O'Neil, reporter and ally to the sewer-dwelling heroes Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael as well as their master, Splinter. Check back for confirmation as soon as it becomes available.

Bay's use of the "TMNT" acronym is also of interest as, last year, he himself had indicated that the film would be released as simply Ninja Turtles and that the heroes would now be of extraterrestrial origin. Fan response was not entirely in support of that move and it's possible that the script and even the official title has now changed.

To be directed by Jonathan Liebesman, Ninja Turtles features a screenplay by Josh Appelbaum, Andrew Nemec, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway and John Fusco, based on the characters created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman. It is scheduled for release on May 14, 2014.

(Photo Credit: Apega / WENN.com)


| 60 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

Meet Brad Pitt's Wardaddy and His Crew on a New Fury Banner
Steve Carell to Lead Brooklyn Family Robinson
The Guardians of the Galaxy Are Off to an Unlikely Start in a New Clip
The Best Man Franchise Continues with The Best Man Wedding
Sir Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood Head to Westworld
Sam Worthington-Led For the Dogs Now Titled Hunter's Prayer
The New Trailer for If I Stay, Starring Chloe Grace Moretz
Guillermo del Toro Updates on Pacific Rim 2 and Crimson Peak
Predators Scribe Michael Finch Takes on Deus Ex
Warner Bros. Releases High Resolution Mad Max: Fury Road Images
Comic-Con: Exclusive Photos from the 2014 Convention!
A New Still Heralds This Fall's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Check Out Monsters, Marionettes and Jack Black in New Stills That Will Give You Goosebumps
Assassin's Creed Unity: New Experience Trailer Revealed
EA Delays Both Battlefield Hardline and Dragon Age: Inquisition
Exclusive Interview: Bruno Heller Talks Gotham, Jim Gordon and The Joker
Dear White People Delivers a Full Trailer
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Reteam for Manimal

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners