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TMNT Kicks Butt on DVD August 7!

By Evan Jacobs — June 6th, 2007

Warner Home Video wants to kick your butt in August!

Prepare for a lightning-paced, CGI action-adventure, when TMNT arrives on DVD this August 7th from Warner Home Video. From director Kevin Munroe comes the latest adventures of our beloved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as they return to their hilarious, crime fighting best.

TMNT catches up with the gang after the defeat of their archrival, Shredder. The group's leader, Leonardo, (James Arnold Taylor) has been sent by Master Splinter (Mako) to Central America for training. He is urgently called back into action by old friend April O'Neil (Sarah Michelle Gellar) when the terrible situation turns for the worse in New York. Back home, the turtles must set aside their differences and take on Maximillian J. Winters (Patrick Stewart), whose army of ancient monsters threatens to take over the world.

Kevin Munroe directs a talented voice cast that includes all-star support from Sarah Michelle Geller, (The Grudge 2), Chris Evans (Fantastic Four), Patrick Stewart (X-Men 3: The Last Stand), Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix), and Ziyi Zhang (Memoirs of a Geisha).

TMNT will be available at $28.98 SRP on a single disc containing both widescreen and full frame formats. The HD-DVD Combo will be available at $39.99 SRP and the Blu-ray version will be available at $34.99 SRP.

Synopsis:

They're back...and they're ready to kick some shell! It's the Year of the Turtle as everyone's favorite hard-shelled heroes finally meet their match when an army of old foes and ancient monsters, under the command of a mysterious tycoon, threatens New York. Patrick Stewart, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Laurence Fishburne lend their voices to this powerful action-packed thrill ride.

Making this new incarnation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles truly cutting-edge, the film was created entirely with state-of-the-art CG animation, giving the movie a completely new look for the 21st century.

DVD Features:

- Commentary by writer/director Kevin Munroe

- Alternate opening: Splinter tells the back story. Casey and April in an alternate ending.

- Deleted scenes including Mikey sneaking food to Splinter

- Side by side comparison of storyboards and CGI action

- Interviews with voice talent Patrick Stewart, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Laurence Fishburne and filmmakers.

Technical Specs:

- Languages: English, French, Spanish

- Subtitles: English, ESDH, French, Spanish

- Running Time: 87 minutes

- Rating: PG

- Rating Reason: animated action violence, some scary cartoon images

and mild language

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