Paramount got their leopard thongs all bunched up and sandy over a promotional photo of the turtles from the new Ninja Turtles movie produced by Michael Bay, directed by Jonathan Liebesman and starring Megan Fox, Whoopi Goldberg and Will Arnett.
As you can see, they’ve “urbanized” the turtles, giving them human lips on top of their beaks, ultra-textured head and shoulders, and extra flowy bandanas. Raphael even has a gold chain, my n-word with an “a” at the end.
Maybe the studio wouldn’t be so livid if the precious turtles didn’t look really f*cking weird? Like, the kind of weirdness that is just too weird to describe.
With any luck this is just a scrapped look at the four mutants and not one of the concepts that made it in front of an actual recording device of any kind.
Also not a great sign, Liebesman’s filmography. (He’s responsible for the second Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake, Wrath of the Titans, Darkness Falls and Battle Los Angeles.)