Seth Rogen announced in 2020 that he was producing a new animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie and today, Paramount Pictures released the first trailer for it…and it looks great!
What’s especially notable about this trailer is the animation style, which is quite unique for both the TMNT franchise and animation in general. It’s reminiscent of stop-motion mixed in with the comic-style vibes of Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse, although it’s also very much its own thing.
Check it out for yourself below in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem trailer below:
From permanent teenager @SethRogen, a new generation of heroes will rise…from the sewers.
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— TMNT (@TMNTMovie) March 6, 2023
As you can see, the movie is clearly harkening back to the comic book origins of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with its visual style, and the action looks great. The voice cast is great, too, although that’s not surprising considering how stacked the cast is.
Here’s who you can expect to hear in the movie:
- Brady Noon – Raphael
- Micah Abbey – Donatello
- Nicolas Cantu – Leonardo
- Shamon Brown Jr. – Michelangelo
- Jackie Chan – Splinter
- Eyo Edebiri – April O’Neil
- Giancarlo Esposito – Baxter Stockman
- Post Malone – Ray Fillet
- Hannibal Buress – Genghis Frog
- Rose Byrne – Leatherhead
- John Cena – Rocksteady
- Seth Rogen – Bebop
- Ice Cube – Superfly
- Natasia Demetriou – Wingnut
- Maya Rudolph – Mondo Gecko
- Paul Rudd – Mondo Gecko
“In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, after years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers through heroic acts,” the trailer’s description reads. “Their new friend April O’Neil helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate, but they soon get in over their heads when an army of mutants is unleashed upon them.”
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem hits theaters August 4, 2023.
While waiting for the film’s premiere, get your turtle fix with one of the various TMNT games released last year. Check out Game Informer’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge review and then read about how the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection is nostalgia done right after that.
What do you think of this first trailer? Let us know in the comments below!
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