Thursday, March 22, 2012

Reactions to the TMNT reboot by Michael Bay...

By now, everyone around the world has probably heard the big news of Michael Bay's vision for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot. Earlier this week, the Transformers film series director revealed his company Platinum Dunes was producing the new Heroes in a half shell flick during the Nickelodeon Upfront 2012 event... And he sent the entire Turtle fandom ablaze by saying something detailed in this video embedded below:

Michael Bay talks Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by stuffwelike

He said that "These Turtles are from an alien race."...

That was enough to spark a big outcry from fans everywhere. As a fan of TMNT myself since the 80's Fred Wolf animated series, I can't even begin to describe my reservations for the "new direction". It's funny how Bay gave his own twist on Transformers with the 3 movies he already did, and we all know how those turned out. The franchise still made millions of dollars regardless, and one has to wonder if he'll add babes and explosions to his vision of the once mutant turtles now turned "aliens". 

We'll know soon enough when future details for the new TMNT flick rise. For now, check out more on the story and reactions via Comic Book Movie.

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