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Actor Cast as Raphael in 'Ninja Turtles' Film

Come see who'll play as the red masked turtle!

We know Megan Fox will play as April, now we apparently know who will play as one of the turtles! According to Deadline, Alan Ritchson (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire & Smallville) will be the most aggressive turtle, Raphael. He won't be strolling around in a suit like the classic films, though. The film directed by Jonathan Liebesman will have CGI turtles. This mean the actors will do performance capture, like Andy Serkis as Gollum/Caeser, or most of the cast in Avatar.

Ninja Turtles is slated to come out June 6, 2014. Here's the plot summary on the IMDB page (I'm aware those aren't always 100%, but it beats a leaked script that everyone says is long gone, yes?):

Aliens invade Earth and inadvertently spawn a quartet of mutated reptile warriors, the Ninja Turtles, who rise up against them to defend the world.

Source: Deadline

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Posted by Shark_Repellent_Bat_Spray

This is doomed, Michael Bay hasn't made 1 good film in his entire career.

Edited by sweatboy

All turtles have been cast! Donny looks interesting. Not too enthusiastic about the Colonel Schrader idea, but will probably end up watching it in the purpose of complete criticism. I can't not watch a new turtles film

Edited by k4tzm4n

This is doomed, Michael Bay hasn't made 1 good film in his entire career.

Subjective. I enjoyed Bad Boys II, The Island and the first Transformers film a good deal. Additionally, he's not directing.

\@sweatboy said:

All turtles have been cast! Donny looks interesting. Not too enthusiastic about the Colonel Schrader idea, but will probably end up watching it in the purpose of complete criticism. I can't not watch a new turtles film

There's no knowing if that's what they're still going with. They claim that script is long gone. And yup, there's an article about the casting on the homepage!

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Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Interesting...I remember his character in Hunger Games so it might work here.