New live action "Turtles"?

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  1. Samurai8472

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    "My Little Ponies"

    "A young man drives a Mustang on Route 66"
     
  2. The Wormhole

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    So if the Turtles are going to be aliens, what about Splinter? Is he now an alien rat, or will he not be in the movie because modern audiences won't "get him?"
     
  3. Peach Wookiee

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    With Michael Bay producing it, we can be sure of one thing... EXPLOSIONS! :D EXPLOSIONS FROM MICHAEL BAY!










    Sorry, someone had to say it.
     
  4. The Wormhole

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    How'd that thing on South Park go?

    "These aren't story ideas, Mr. Bay. They're special effects sequences."
    "I really don't know the difference."
    "We know."
     
  5. Unicron

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    That was a great episode. :lol:
     
  6. Obiwanshinobi

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    maaaaaaaaaan! they're not from Mutegen Ooze? At least make them come from Dimension X! WTF!
     
  7. Captain Craig

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    My only hope is that just as Bay gave intentional misleading information on Transformers perhaps he's doing the same here.

    Aliens? As noted why call it TMNT?
    If half the acronym is missing(mutant & turtle) then it's really a farce.
     
  8. Holdfast

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    I hope Bebop and Rocksteady are in the Bay version. They were probably my favourite characters from the 80s cartoon; cracked me up every time they were on scene.

    I suggest in this reboot, Shredder and Krang are actually in a relationship. The way they'd bitch at each other, it was like an old married couple. Let's go the whole hog and make them a (very) odd couple.
     
  9. Samurai8472

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    So which Victoria secret model do we want as April?

    Will Mikey be a racial stereotype?

    "What's crackin April?"
     
  10. Obiwanshinobi

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    Michael Bay's response:

    http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=88213

     
  11. Captain Craig

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    If they are still aliens I don't care if you did pay off and collaborate with Peter Laird(Eastman has been bought out remember). The movie still wouldn't be about the TMNT.

    It's like having a movie where Bruce Wayne's parents are alive and well. But, hey take a deep breath it's still going to be great...trust me, we worked with the Bob Kane estate on some details.
     
  12. Peach Wookiee

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    If he said something similar about Transformers... be afraid. Be very afraid.
     
  13. Silent_Bob

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    You know what made me become a fan in the first place? Teenage mutant ninja turtles. Which apparently aren't being included in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie.

    But don't worry Mr. Bay,following your example, i'll be spending exactly as much money as you'd want me to on seeing this film. That is to say none. I'm just building a richer world. For me.
     
  14. The Wormhole

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    Your predictions will probably turn out to be so accurate they should be considered spoilers as of right now.
     
  15. Yoda

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    I agree 100% with these guys:

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amL_2U5ZnbM&noredirect=1[/yt]
     
  16. FordSVT

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    At first I wondered if Bay was simply crazy, but the more I think about it....

    The TMNT were created by mutagen manufactured by a corporation called TCRI that was controlled by the Utrom alien race on Earth. It's not that difficult for Bay to take that in an interview and twist it into "They're aliens!" without giving it much thought.
     
  17. Owain Taggart

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    *sigh* Sometimes things simply don't need expanded backstory. The moment things are thought about too much, it starts to fall apart. We all know what happened when Lucas wanted to add the Midichlorians as an explanation for the Force. It just doesn't end well. Why can't things just be the way they are? The world is fine the way it is. Turtles being aliens isn't going to improve on anything.
     
  18. Captain Craig

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    ^^^
    So true.
    How does making them aliens add anything to who they are?
    Will them being aliens explain why they fight crime?
    Will it further enhance their sense of duty, honor or justice?
    No it will not, let it be, just let it be.
     
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    As far as I'm concerned, their backstory could have been that they came about from eating a particularly nasty bout of the runs from a crack-infused whore taking a dump in the back alley of a brothel.

    It's a bunch of fucking talking turtles, I couldn't possibly care less.

    -Jamman