‘TMNT’ Reboot Gets Working Title ‘Ninja Turtles’

'Adult Alien Ninja Turtles' anyone? Michael Bay drops the ball again.
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‘TMNT’ Reboot Gets Working Title ‘Ninja Turtles’

Adult Alien Ninja Turtles? Producer Michael Bay and director Jonathan Liebesman have given the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live action reboot a working title of Ninja Turtles.

Bleeding Cool sources had this to say about the title change:

"It seems to be driven by marketing. Think of John Carter and how Disney wouldn't allow for a title with either "Princess" or "Mars".

So, it's official? These turtles are no longer mutants or teenagers? "Adult Alien Ninja Turtles" anyone?

Last weekend, Michael Bay revealed that the movie will give the turtles an alien origin, so the removal of the word "Mutant" from the title makes sense. It is still unclear whether the turtles will be teenagers in the reboot.

The TMNT reboot will start shooting later this year, possibly around September, and they are looking for filming locations in Canada.

Sound off on what you think about these "Adult Alien Ninja Turtles".

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was released August 8th, 2014.

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  • rudy • 3 years ago

    He pisses on Transformers, TMNT, I wouldn't be surprised if he pissed all over Power Rangers or Voltron.

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    • moviemouse • 3 years ago

      @jayaottley@space101 they rely aren't changing much they are minor changes joker had no acid bath but he was still the joker to me, bumblebee wasn't a beetle car in transformers but but you knew it was him, unless there characteristics are changed like the things you just mentioned then i will understand backlash from fans as long as they act like teenagers it don't need to be in the title plenty reboots have different names thats my take on it anyway

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      • RogueVadr6 • 3 years ago

        @ I enjoyed it as well. My expectations were higher though.

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        • instead8909 • 3 years ago

          that's a good image of him when he wakes up

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          • instead8909 • 3 years ago

            Like him or hate him, you got to admit that if this fails then Bay's name will be covered in mud for ages to come.

            I watch his films for one reason: entertainment

            Yes, he's a jerk. A prick for ruining our childhood,

            His ego is so big it takes up the entire studio but you got to love him when he falls flat on his face.

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            • Doreen-Mahonez • 3 years ago

              @ROFLitschristian you made me laugh so f*cking hard. omg. True.

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              • cupid • 3 years ago

                @moviemaniac66 Well PG-13 doesn't mean it'll be any good either....right? plus i was just kidding around with my comment, people need to chill out this could actually be good.

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                • Michael-Kolesik • 3 years ago

                  @felipe-11 BTW: Agreed about this sucking turtle balls

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                  • Michael-Kolesik • 3 years ago

                    @felipe-11 Aliens are more believable than mutants? Clarification, please.

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                    • felipe-11 • 3 years ago

                      What the f*ck am I saying? Michael Bay is behind this, this is gonna suck turtle balls

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                      • felipe-11 • 3 years ago

                        The quote from Bleeding Cool makes it sound almost as if John Carter was the prime example of top notch marketing LOL

                        Anyway, the alien stuff sounds OK to me, I not like their completely changing their origin or something, it's just slightly more believable. I'm sure they'll still look like turtles and act like their characters always have.

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                        • ROFLitschristian • 3 years ago

                          Uhm, they didn't allow the word Princess in John Carter's title because he's not a princess?

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                          • brandonheat • 3 years ago

                            i really wish Micheal bay wasn't on this project at all. he needs to concentrate on making another bad boys 3, Independence day 2 or something else. the director who is doing G.I. Joe 2 would be much better.

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                            • moviemaniac66 • 3 years ago

                              @cupid - Why? A movie doesn't have to be R-Rated to be good.

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                              • Ty-Vanderdouche-Rendfrey • 3 years ago

                                Are you kidding me. This is the DUMBEST idea ever. This is so stupid, why would they even use the tmnt if thrre gonna f*ck them up. Congrats Michael bay you f*cked up another good show. Woop dee do. Did you fools even think about the fans?

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                                • robertswww • 3 years ago

                                  The first paragraph says that the working title is "Ninja Turtles" and I'm fine with that.

                                  But we are asked what we think of "Adult Alien Ninja Turtles" which would definitely be one of the lamest titles of all-time.

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                                  • jayaottley • 3 years ago

                                    @cupid WORD!!!

                                    And a cameo by Shia Lebeouf screaming OPTIMUSSSSSSS

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                                    • jayaottley • 3 years ago

                                      @moviemouse@mannishmanu

                                      Because everything that makes the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles what they are is being changed and alienated or deranged from its fanbase and that fanbase is what has made it so popular, its the characteristics that the turtles have that have made them the way they are, and they don't need changing.

                                      When you think Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, you think of all those iconic attributes, that make the series and characters what they are.

                                      From the shredder, spllnter, the carefree daring and c*cky attitude of the turtles, the word Cowbunga and the addiction of pizza

                                      Its like grabbing Tom and Jerry and making Jerry a dog... does it grab your appeal, due to the drastic change?

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                                      • cupid • 3 years ago

                                        I say f*ck the kids and make this sh*t an R rated alien ninja turtles movie :P

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