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Despite releasing "Pain & Gain" later this year, producer Michael Bay has so far inflicted much pain and very little gain upon hapless "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" fans.
First the uproar over the turtles being aliens, then word that the script was shite, followed by interminable delays, and now The Hollywood Reporter says the new live-action/CGI hybrid film has been delayed yet again to June 6, 2014. Get More »
So, it's not weird that Hollywood wants to revive this tried-and-true "Turtles" franchise with a live-action reboot. And it's not weird that director Michael Bay wants a hot piece of… actress… to play the female lead. It is weird, however, that he would pick for that role a star with whom he had a very public, very aggressive feud just a short while ago. Yes, we're talking about new mama Megan Fox.
That's right, Fox will play the iconic April O'Neil in the upcoming "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie, Ropes of Silicon reports.
Fox sizzled her way across the screen in Bay's "Transformers" and "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen." But then something happened—and by something we mean she compared the director to Adolph Hitler, saying he was "a nightmare to work for" and that he had "no social skills at all." Bay blasted back, accusing Fox of being "in a different world… on her BlackBerry" and replacing her with Rosie Huntington-Whitely for "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." Get More »
No, that's not a misprint: It appears that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, those heroes on a half-shell of yesteryear, are coming to a theater near you next year. According to a tweet from Production Weekly, production on the latest reboot of the pizza-loving duuuuuuudes' saga will begin sooner than you may expect: "Principle photography on 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' is scheduled to begin this April in New York." Get More »