According to Variety, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be returning to movie theaters everywhere.

This new film is slated to be live action and it will focus on the origins of the characters. The plan is for the film to come out in 2011.

Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael as well as their master Splinter are all set to be in this new film.

This week marks the 25th year that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been a franchise.

The Mirage Group and Legendary Pictures are going to be making this project. Financing will come from Lightbox Productions.

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles first came on the scene in comic book form in 1984.