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Seth Rogen's Point Grey Partners With Nickelodeon for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Animated Movie
Seth Rogen's production company, Point Grey Pictures, is partnering with Nickelodeon for a CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver are producing, with Jeff Rowe ("Gravity Falls") directing. Brendan O'Brien ("Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates," "Neighbors: Sorority Rising") is writing the screenplay. Paramount will globally distribute the film. The TMNT, named after Italian Renaissance artists, were created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird in 1984, and originated in comic books published by Mirage Studios. Since then, there have been six movies that have made over $1.
's Point Grey Pictures and Nickelodeon have teamed up to produce a new CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film.
Nickelodeon, Rogen, 38, and his fellow Point Grey founders Evan Goldberg and James Weaver announced the joint project in aon Tuesday, explaining the new film will be Nickelodeon Animation Studio's first-ever CG theatrical production.
The motion picture will be directed by Jeff Rowe — who is known for Gravity Falls, Connected and Disenchantment — and will be written by Brendan O'Brian, who worked on Neighbors, Sorority Rising and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.
Animated 'Ninja Turtles' Movie in the Works from Seth Rogen
The 1988 episode of the sitcom includes a gag in which Betty White and Rue McClanahan's characters are mistaken for wearing blackface while in mud masks
"Adding Seth, Evan and James' genius to the humor and action that's already an integral part of TMNT is going to make this a next-level reinvention of the property," Brian Robbins, President, Kids & Family for ViacomCBS said.
"I'm looking forward to seeing what they do, and I know that Ramsey Naito and her team are excited to take the Nick Animation Studio into another great direction with their first-ever CG-animated theatrical," Robbins added.
Nickelodeon first brought back the franchise in 2012 with the CG-animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and then the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 2019.
Seth Rogen Stars Opposite Himself in First Trailer for HBO Max Movie An American Pickle
The comedy, which also stars Succession's Sarah Snook, premieres on August 6 In modern-day Brooklyn, Herschel meets his great-grandson Ben, also played by Rogen, promising a funny — and emotional — fish-out-of-water story about the American Dream. "A classic tale of a guy falling in a pickle vat, getting brined, and waking up 100 years later in modern New York. Here’s the trailer for An American Pickle," joked Rogen, 38, on Twitter, sharing the trailer.
The last two movies of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle franchise: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) were released by Paramount and produced by Michael Bay.
The franchise hassince 1990, Deadline reported.
The movies are based on the comic books created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman and follow how a mysterious radioactive ooze mutated four sewer turtles — Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael and Leonardo — and turned them into crime-fighting ninjas.
In 2017, Kat Grahamwhen she was cast as the first Black April O'Neil in Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
The series chronicled the the exploits of the turtle brothers as “they encounter new allies and villains and discover a mystical world they never knew existed beneath the streets of New York City.”
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