After a long wait fans of Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be able to see the movie of the show soon! Intended as a sequel to the series finale and aptly named Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The MovieOur favorite anthropomorphic turtles will rise up against the certain doom of the world in this new adventure.
Continuing their work on the television series, the film will be directed by Ant Ward and Andy Suriano. The score for Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie was composed by Matt Mahaffey, who also worked on the television series and wrote the music for a number of other Nickelodeon shows such as Ni-Hao, Kai-Lan and Sanjay and Craig. From writing the music to writing the film itself, Tony Gama-Lobo and Rebecca May have taken the helm. Gama-Lobo has previously worked for Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with writer credit for the season 2 finale. Rebecca May doesn’t seem to have any previous creative roles on the show, but she (along with Gama-Lobo) has worked on it before king of the hill for many years.
Let’s recap the basics of everything we know so far Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and get updated!
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Storyline
Lots of the finer details above Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie were carefully kept under lock and key. As the release date approaches, more information should be revealed. Everything we know so far about the film’s plot was confirmed on the film’s official Twitter account back in January 2021. The revealed synopsis reads:
“A stranger from the future will reveal himself to the turtles, bringing with him a dire warning. Faced with this threat, Leo must rise up to lead his brothers – Raph, Donnie and Mikey – on a mission to save their planet from the terrifying alien species known as the Krang.”
The show, which aired from July 20, 2018 to August 7, 2020, follows the Turtles as they “collaborate to learn more about their mystical ninja powers and the hidden magical realm beneath the sewers of New York City.”
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cast
Fans will be happy to hear that the cast of the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV show will return to their roles in the film. For our turtles: Ben Schwartz as Leonardo, Omar Benson Miller as Raphael, Brandon Mychal Smith as Michelangelo and Josh Brener as Donatello. As for the supporting cast and characters, Kat Graham provides the voice of April O’Neil, our heroes’ fun-loving older sister character and friend. Eric Bauza will return as the mutated rat Splinter, sensei and father figure to the turtles.
Interestingly, Haley Joel Osment was cast in the film for a currently undisclosed role. Osment is perhaps best known for playing Cole Sear in M. Night Shyamalan’s 1999 film The sixth Sense. While his live-action roles can be considered sporadic at best, fans of the Kingdom Hearts series of video games will be familiar with his long-running voice work as protagonist Sora and villain Vanitas. We’re excited to see who he might play in this new film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie!
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: release date and how to watch
After its release, fans can watch Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie on Netflix. The streaming giant announced its involvement in the production of the film back in February 2019, along with a similar announcement for the film based on The noisy house. There don’t appear to be any plans for a theatrical release for the film at this time, which is common enough for films released on the streaming service.
Lucky for the fans Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has a release date! The film’s official Twitter announced back in April this year that fans can expect to see the film on August 5, 2022. This followed the completion of film production, which ended on April 7, 2022.
Originally, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie was supposed to be released on August 27, 2021, but that release date was scrapped due to reports that the film wasn’t finished in time. It is not known why this was the case. However, the entire film and television industry has been thoroughly shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic, so difficulties related to these circumstances cannot be ruled out. Whatever the case, fans can watch our favorite half-shell heroes on their new adventure in a few months!
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