"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Gets Splinter, Raphael Talks

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"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Gets Splinter, Raphael Talks

"Seinfeld" and "Mirror Mirror" actor Danny Woodburn is set to play the giant rat 'Splinter' in the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" reboot at Platinum Dunes.

As previously reported, the Turtles and Splinter will be shot mo-cap and graphics done afterwards, while the rest of the film (settings, other characters) are live-action.

Jonathan Liebesman is helming the project which stars Megan Fox as April O'Neil and Alan Ritchson, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek and Noel Fisher in th ...


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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The Mirage Group, which owns the property, is moving forward with a live-action film focusing on the origins of the iconic crime fighters.

The project would mark the fifth big screen outing for the sewer-dwelling heroes Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael as well as their master Splinter, based on the characters created by Laird and Kevin Eastman. Laird said the film will remain true to the spirit of the original comic books. He added that the film may employ face repla ...


Jim Sturgess, Wes Bentley, Laurence Fishburne, Will Arnett

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Jim Sturgess, Wes Bentley, Laurence Fishburne, Will Arnett

Eliza Graves
Jim Sturgess has joined the cast of Brad Anderson's horror thriller "Eliza Graves" alongside Kate Beckinsale. The story is a loose adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe's short story "The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether."

Sturgess plays a med school graduate who takes a job at an insane asylum. He is unaware of the fact that it has been taken over by its occupants who are posing as the staff. Shooting begins in June.

Things Pe ...


"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Have Been Cast

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"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Have Been Cast

Three more names are set to play the heroes in a half shell in the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" at Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes.

Pete Ploszek ("Parks and Recreation") has been cast as Leonardo, Jeremy Howard ("Breaking Bad") will play Donatello and Noel Fisher ("Hatfields & McCoys") will play Michaelangelo. They join the already announced Alan Ritchson as Raphael.

Jonathan Liebesman helms the project which will utilize performance capture techniques to rend ...


Alan Ritchson, Rebel Wilson, Dave Franco, Chris O'Dowd

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Alan Ritchson, Rebel Wilson, Dave Franco, Chris O'Dowd

Ninja Turtles
Model and actor Alan Ritchson ("Smallville," "Fired Up," "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire") has been cast as Raphael in Jonathan Liebesman's upcoming live-action/CGI combo reboot "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" at Paramount and Platinum Dunes.

The role is a motion capture performance (ala "Avatar," "Tintin"). Megan Fox is already onboard as April O'Neil. 

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
Rebel Wilson ("Bridesmaids, ...