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Get ready to shell out for the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie: Mutant Mayhem

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have returned, and this time they have a new look that could have been ripped from the Spider-Verse. 

The first teaser trailer for the forthcoming movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, showcases a unique comic book-inspired animation style that has captured the attention of fans worldwide.

The teaser trailer shows the Turtles as coarse, motor-mouthed teenagers, who are throwing ninja stars at each other on a rooftop. The dialogue between the Turtles is humorous and irreverent, with one of them even mocking the physical appearance of our half-shell heroes. 

The villains in the movie also seem to be equally comical, with one remarking on how the Turtles look like “Little Shreks.”

The new movie features four teenage Turtles, each with their distinct personalities and quirks. Leonardo, voiced by Nicolas Cantu, is the leader of the group, while Michelangelo, voiced by Shamon Brown Jr., is the easy-going party dude. Donatello, voiced by Micah Abbey, is the tech whiz, and Raphael, voiced by Brady Noon, is the hot-headed rebel.

One of the most noticeable changes in this movie is the animation style. The movie has adopted a similar style to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which was a massive success and praised for its innovative and visually stunning animation. This new style has given the Turtles a fresh and modern look, making them more appealing to a new generation of fans.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been around for more than three decades, and each iteration of the franchise has brought something new to the table. 

The characters have been adapted into various forms of media, including movies, TV shows, and comic books. The upcoming movie promises to be another exciting addition to the franchise, with its unique animation style, witty dialogue, and engaging characters.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle: Mutant Mayhem boasts an impressive cast that includes some big names in Hollywood. The most surprising casting choice, however, is Jackie Chan as Splinter, the Turtles’ wise mentor and father figure. Another notable casting decision is Ayo Edebiri as April O’Neil, the intrepid reporter who befriends the Turtles.

In addition to Chan and Edebiri, the movie features an all-star cast of actors, including Seth Rogen and John Cena as the new Bebop and Rocksteady, Ice Cube as Superfly, Paul Rudd as Mondo Gecko, Natasia Demetriou as Wingnut, Rose Byrne as Leatherhead, Post Malone as Ray Fillet, Hannibal Buress as Genghis Frog, Maya Rudolph as Cynthia Utrom, and Giancarlo Esposito as Baxter Stockman.

The movie’s plot revolves around the four Turtles as they set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers through heroic actions after years of being sheltered from the human world. 

April befriends the Turtles and helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate. However, things take a turn for the worse when an army of mutants is unleashed, putting the Turtles and their allies in danger.

Jeff Rowe directs the movie, which is co-directed by Kyle Spears. James Weaver produces the film.


The trailer for Mutant Mayhem promises an action-packed and humorous adventure that will appeal to both old and new fans of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. The animation style, reminiscent of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, gives the Turtles a fresh and modern look that is sure to capture the attention of audiences.

The casting of Jackie Chan as Splinter is an interesting choice, as the actor is known for his martial arts skills and has played many action roles throughout his career. However, his casting as Splinter could bring a unique perspective to the character, and fans are curious to see how he will portray the wise mentor.

Ayo Edebiri, who recently starred in the hit show The Bear on Comedy Central, is also an exciting addition to the cast as April O’Neil. Edebiri is a talented comedian and actress, and her take on the character is sure to bring a fresh and unique perspective to the role.

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been a cultural phenomenon since their creation in 1984 by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Since then, the four brothers have appeared in various forms of media, including comic books, cartoons, video games, and movies.

The favorite turtles have been adapted into six feature films, each with its own unique take on the franchise. Let’s take a look back at the history of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies.

The first movie, released in 1990, was a live-action film that portrayed the Turtles in a more serious and gritty light. The movie was a box office success and was praised for its impressive animatronic puppets, which brought the Turtles to life. The movie follows the Turtles as they take on their arch-nemesis, the Shredder, and his criminal empire known as the Foot Clan.

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Successes and Sequels

The success of the first movie led to a sequel, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, which was released in 1991. The sequel was more light-hearted and featured more humor and action than the first movie. The Turtles face off against the villainous duo of Shredder and the scientist, Professor Perry, who are after the ooze that mutated the Turtles.

In 1993, the third movie in the series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, was released. The movie saw the Turtles travel back in time to feudal Japan, where they team up with a group of samurai to take on an evil warlord. The movie was not as well-received as the previous two films and is often regarded as the weakest in the series.

After a hiatus, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles returned to the big screen in 2007 with an animated movie simply titled TMNT. The movie was a departure from the previous live-action movies and featured computer-generated animation. 

The movie was well-received by fans and critics and explored the relationship between the Turtles and their mentor, Splinter, as well as introducing new villains like the stone warriors.

In 2014, the Turtles returned to live-action in the reboot movie, simply titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The movie featured a more modern take on the Turtles and their origins, with new designs and updated technology. The movie was a box office success, but received mixed reviews from critics.

A sequel to the 2014 movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, was released in 2016. The movie introduced new characters like Casey Jones and Bebop and Rocksteady, but was not as successful as its predecessor, leading to the franchise going on another hiatus.

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