The first trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has debuted on the web this week, after getting a preview at CinemaCon in Las Vegas and on NBC’s Today.
Starring Megan Fox as April O’Neil and William Fichtner as Shredder, Michael Bay’s new take on the graphic novel has all the sensibilities of a typical Michael Bay movie (such as the helicopter shot in the trailer…). Aesthetics aside, there’s a likelihood that Shredder has a new back-story that involves April, which is some nice handwavium to get her into the middle of the story.
An interesting look for the turtles, with the most likely target for complaints being the shape and design for their heads. And though producer Bay has backed away from the “alien origin” concept that was so hotly rejected online by fans, it does appear that the “ooze” origin has been given a makeover — with Shredder…
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