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Megan Fox to Star in TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Reboot

Regardless of Megan Fox and Michael Bay's differences they are teaming back up for the Jonathan Liebesman directed reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. She will be taking on the lead role of April O’Neil, who ends up becoming friends with the Ninja Turtles. The news comes from Bay himself who simply wrote on his blog, "TMNT: we are bringing Megan Fox back into the family!"

I'm not the biggest fan of Fox, but I don't think she'll be the downfall of the movie. According to insiders "Fox and Bay reconciled over a series of recent meetings and that one tete-a-tete that won her over was with director Jonathan Liebesman, who wowed her [with] the storyboards." I guess if she doesn't have to really work under Bay's direction she's ok with it. 

The film was in pre-production last June, but was put on hold reportedly because of a terrible script, and the director wanted more time to make sure that the visual effects he wanted for the movie would be at the level of greatness that he was looking for. The Ninja Turtles are expected to be motion capture CGI creations. 

It's also been previously revealed that they want to use the same martial arts fighting style that we saw in The Raid. Hopefully with the rewrites they've been able to improve the story. The fact that casting is underway tells us that they are happy with the story they now have. I really hope they end up giving the fans something incredibly badass! 

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