As previously announced, a spinoff series of the recent hit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem entitled Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, is set to arrive later this year on the Paramount+ streaming service. Good things come to those who wait because Paramount+ has released a first look at the Tales of the TMNT animated series.
While the Mutant Mayhem film was 3D animated, it appears this Tales of TMNT animated series is going the 2D route. Fans will be glad to know actors who played four main turtles as well as April O’Neil will be reprising their roles.
Check out the official press release below:
Cowabunga, dude! Paramount+ today debuted a teaser for the upcoming original 2D animated series TALES OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES. The series is produced by Nickelodeon Animation and Seth Rogen’s Point Gray Pictures, who brought audiences last summer’s smash-hit Paramount Pictures film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem. TALES OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES will premiere this summer exclusively on Paramount+. In addition to the new series, stream all things Turtles on Paramount+.
From the universe of the Mutant Mayhem film, the all-new Paramount+ original series explores the adventures of everyone’s favorite pizza-loving heroes as they emerge from the sewers onto the streets of NYC. Leo, Raph, Donnie and Mikey are faced with new threats and team up with old allies to survive both teenage life and villains lurking in the shadows of the Big Apple.
Reprising their roles from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, the series features Micah Abbey (Cousins for Life) as Donatello, Shamon Brown Jr. (THE CHI) as Michelangelo, Nicolas Cantu (The Walking Dead: World Beyond) as Leonardo, Brady Noon (Family Switch) as Raphael and Ayo Edebiri (The Bear) as April O’Neil. Additional casting will soon be announced.
From Nickelodeon Animation and Point Gray Pictures, TALES OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES is executive produced by Chris Yost (The Mandalorian, Thor: Ragnarok) and Alan Wan (Blue Eye Samurai, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [2012 Series]). Production is overseen for Nickelodeon by Claudia SpinelliSenior Vice President of Big Kids Animation and Nikki Price, Director of Development and Executive in Charge of Production.