Paramount Pictures has reportedly scrapped the simpler Ninja Turtles title for the Michael Bay-produced franchise reboot in favor of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Danny Woodburn of Seinfeld and Bones fame has signed on to play Master Splinter in Paramount Pictures’ Ninja Turtles, produced by Michael Bay and directed by Jonathan Liebesman.
Neil Marshall, who lists Dog Soldiers, Centurion and Game of Thrones among his credits, has signed on to direct an episode of Starz’s Treasure Island prequel Black Sails.
A&E has given a cast-contingent pilot order to Occult, a supernatural crime drama from with an X-Files-like premise from Michael Bay and James Wong.
Producer Michael Bay asserts that the recently reviewed and eviscerated script for Ninja Turtles was written well before he became involved with Paramount Pictures’ controversial franchise reboot.
Platinum Dunes co-founder and producer Bradley Fuller gave status updates on Friday the 13th, Part 2, Monster Squad and the sequel to 2007′s TMNT.