Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon just released a new trailer for the upcoming animated film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhemto finally give fans a clue as to what the film’s story will be about.
In the same vein as the first trailer, the new look at TMNT sees the heroes fooling around in a half-shell while watching viral videos on their phones, wielding their iconic weapons and parkouring through the dense New York cityscape. However, this new trailer ripped open the proverbial sewerage drain by making the kids think about what life would be like if they weren’t “shunned by society” for being a bunch of mutants.
To find out the answer to this admittedly existential question, the quartet of karate-action turtles hatch a foolproof plan to ingratiate themselves with the people of New York by stopping villain Superfly’s crime spree. (Superfly, voiced by Ice Cube, is apparently a new character for TMNT Universe, though possibly inspired by an insectoid antagonist Baxter Stockman.) However, their high-flying plan becomes even more complicated when fellow “reasonably cool” mutants, Superfly, reveal that he and his organization have a “you gotta go” attitude towards humanity. So life is.
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The TMNT The film features a star cast of Hollywood actors in supporting roles, including Seth Rogen as Bebop, John Cena as Rocksteady and action film legend Jackie Chan as Master Splinter to name a few. In addition to his starring role in the film, Rogen starred in Nintendo and Illumination’s blockbuster film earlier this year The Super Mario Bros. Moviewill also serve as one of the TMNT Writers and producers of the film[[[[Seth Rogen’s laugh grows louder].
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem hits theaters on August 2nd.