Ninja Turtles

Ninja Turtles - Out of the Shadows movie

Designed in 1984 by designers Kevin Eastman And Peter Lairdthe Ninja Turtles they are today among the most famous and loved comic book characters ever. Protagonists of countless adventures in print, video games, cartoons and live action films, their popularity is still skyrocketing today. Just in 2014, on the occasion of their thirty years of existence, the four mutant turtles returned to the cinema with a film simply titled Ninja Turtles (review here). Given the success of this, in 2016 the sequel was brought to the cinema Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows (review here), directed this time by Dave Green.

As is known, the previous film, released in conjunction with the thirtieth anniversary of the life of the Ninja Turtles, had restarted the film series, which came with Out of the shadows in his sixth film. Many of the ideas left unused for the first film have been shot and adapted for this second chapter, which therefore boasts the introduction of new villains and new unpublished situations for the quartet of ninja turtles. Despite these premises and the return of the actors from the first film, Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows ended up turning out to be a scorching flop.

With a collection of only 245 million against a budget of 135, Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows therefore represented a setback in the plans of the producers, forcing them to review the cinematic future of the series. Despite this, the film remains an enjoyable title for ninja turtle fans. Before embarking on a vision of the film, however, it will certainly be useful to deepen some of the main curiosities related to this. Continuing the reading here, it will be possible to find further details relating to the plotto the cast of actors and ai future projects. Finally, the main ones will also be listed streaming platforms containing the film in their catalog.

Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows: the plot and the cast of the film

One year after defeating the evil one Shredder, Leonardo, Raffaello, Michelangelo And Donatello yes find that they still have to conceal their existence, since their teacher, Splinter, is convinced that the world is not ready to accept the existence of four mutant turtles. Meanwhile, the reporter April O’Neil continues to investigate the activities of the Foot Clan, in whose operations the scientist seems to be involved too Baxter Stockman. The latter, together with a fugitive Shredder, manages to contact the alien warrior Krangunleashing a new threat on New York, which the four turtles will be called upon to defeat, necessarily coming out of the shadows.

Ninja Turtles - Out of the Shadows movie

To interpret the turtles Leonardo, Raffaello, Donatello and Michelangelo there are once again the actors Pete Ploszek, Alan Ritchson (protagonist of the series Reacher), Jeremy Howard And Noel Fisher. To bring these characters to life, the four worked through motion capture technology, which allowed them to record their movements and facial expressions. Of the four of them, the least thrilled about having to go back to acting in this film was Ritchson. The actor had lived very badly the experience of the previous set, but was forced to reprise the role due to the signed contract.

The actress Megan Fox and the actor Will Arnett, instead return to play April O’Neil and Vernon Fenwick, her cameraman, respectively. The two had accepted the roles mainly as their children are fans of the four turtles. The Oscar winner also appears in the film Whoopi Goldberg as April’s boss, Bernadette Thompson. The actor Brian Tee takes on the role of Shredder, while Stephen Amell plays the mysterious Casey Jones. The actors Stephen Farrelly And Gary Anthony Williams instead they play the evil henchmen Rocksteady Bebop. In the end, Tyler Perry plays Baxter Stockman, while Brad Garrett And Tony Shalhoub voices respectively the alien Krang and the master Splinter.

Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows: the sequel, the reboot and the animated film

As anticipated, Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows it achieved particularly disappointing box office results, which led to the decision to cancel the third film already planned. The leading actors, who had signed a contract for three films, have in fact confirmed that the realization of this last chapter is extremely unlikely and to date these intentions do not seem to have changed. Out of the shadows However, it won’t be the last time the ninja turtles hit the big screen, as new films dedicated to them are already in development.

The first of these is an animated film titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, which will be directed by Jeff Rowedirector of the Oscar-nominated film The Mitchells against the machinesand produced by Seth Rogen And Evan Goldberg. The project is expected in cinemas for the August 4, 2023. For the live action front, however, Paramount has confirmed the desire to create a reboot of the saga, produced once again by the director Michael Bay. To date, however, there is still no news regarding this project, which seems to be still under development.

Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows: the trailer and where to see the film in streaming and on TV

You can take advantage of Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows thanks to its presence on some of the most popular streaming platforms on the net today. This is in fact available in the catalogs of Rakuten TV, Chili Cinema, Google Play, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Now and Tim Vision. To see it, once you have chosen the reference platform, just rent the single film or sign up for a general subscription. In this way you will be able to watch it in total comfort and at the best of video quality. The film is also present in the television schedule of Monday 29th August at 21:00 On the canal 20 Mediaset.

Source: IMDb

Ninja Turtles – Out of the Shadows: all the curiosities about the film