After fans of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise had a collective heart attack at the sight of a busted children’s Halloween costume that appeared online earlier this month, photos purporting to show the Turtle maquettes has just surfaced, and it would appear that we can all breathe a sigh of relief.
ComicBookMovie.com has posted photos that offer a peek at the Turtles as they will be seen in the live action reboot. Despite having seen on-location photos of Megan Fox as April O’Neil or Will Arnett’s Vernon Fenwick, the actors playing the Turtles have only been seen in mo-cap suits. Fans of Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael are still waiting to see the updated look in action.
It should be noted that the maquettes in this photo are fairly similar to action figure descriptions that were leaked recently as well. While the Turtles and Master Splinter sounded pretty cool, the Shredder concept was reported to be, well, really pointy… And now we have this:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is directed by Jonathan Liebesman and hits theaters this August.
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