Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teaser: Don’t Freak Out

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Jonathan Liebesman has directed, with Michael Bay producing, a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Let’s take a look at the first trailer.

I don’t think I like the design of the turtles. Their faces don’t sit right with me. It’s not an uncanny valley thing, it’s just that they aren’t…. turtle-y enough? The modded out shells are kind of cool though. There’s not enough to go on for their personalities yet but Leonardo certainly looks like the stern leader.

William Fichtner is Shredder which is awesome, and his voiceover seems to show that he had a direct hand in creating he turtles which is… well, I dunno. On the one hand having the turtles be a random creation is interesting, on the other having them be an accident and tying them to Shredder directly is also interesting but also kind of clich├ęd.

I dunno what to think here. Jonathan Liebesman directed _Wrath of the Titans_ which was awful but he also directed _Battle: LA_ which was wonderfully awful.

The film doesn’t come out until the 8th of August so there’ll be plenty of trailers and posters yet to come but I have seriously mixed feelings about this. What do you guys think?