Work is rolling along on Michael Bay’s contentious Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, and some new set pics show off the Turtles in all their ridiculously insane, pre-FX glory.
Yes, Bay is using a mix of mo-cap and CGI to bring the Turtles to life (and, yeah, it’ll probably look pretty cool once it's finished), but these set pics are absolutely hilarious. Like, really.
The pics and footage show Alan Ritchson’s Raphael and Megan Fox’s April O’Neil hanging out on the New York street, with Ritchson sporting a full-on mo-cap turtle suit — shell and all. It’s just ... wow. Again, this will probably look great after the effects are added. But, honestly, I’d like to see an entire movie of guys running around, kicking butt in these suits. Now, that’s a movie.
In addtion to Ritchson and Fox, the film also stars Jeremy Howard as Donatello, Pete Ploszek as Leonardo, Noel Fisher as Michelangelo, Will Arnett as Vernon Fenwick and Danny Woodburn as Master Splinter.
The film is set to open June 6, 2014. But it could always be delayed again.
(Via Geek Tyrant)