TURTLES FANS, REJOICE!
Were you concerned dear Turtles fan that Michael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Alien Robots or whatever it’s titled was going to be a big giant mess, with Bay taking the franchise less seriously than he did with Transformers? Then fear not, for the superb acting talent of Megan Fox has joined the cast as April O’Neil, the Turtles’ trusted friend and reporter. Reports that April will have a new role working for a stereotypical (see racist caricature) Latino network are as yet unconfirmed.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox has reconciled her differences with Bay, whom she once referred to as Hitler (personally I think she was way off the mark, he’s definitely more of a Dickens). However, what won her over to the project was a meeting with director Jonathan Liebesman, who “wowed” her with bright, shiny storyboards that no doubt involved Raphael removing his shell, placing 4000 lbs of C4 in it and sliding it across the floor towards a group of alien Foot Clan members. EPIC EXPLOSION!
Ninja Turtles is set to explode onto screens in May of next year. COWABUNGA!