Alan Ritchson’s Thoughts: ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

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With the production and filming now in full swing on the upcomin live action Ninja Turtles, the Hollywood Reporter recently had the opportunity to chat with Ralpheal(Alan Ritchson), and pick his brain on what fans can expect in the film.One of his points that he wanted to get across to fans was this film will be nothing like what they will be expecting.With a theatrical release date of June 6, 2014, turtle fans will have quite a while to find out for themselves. Join in the Discussion after the JUMP!

The frustrating thing for me since I’ve signed on is that you hear that it’s already got a reputation, this movie that hasn’t come out yet. I think people assume they know what it’s going to be about, and those people are wrong. The assumptions, everything you read online is wrong and it’s frustrating because you want to tell everybody how great it is, and you can’t really say why, but it is. It’s so much better than people think and it’s going to look way better than anybody can imagine. I can’t wait for people to see this. I think it’s going to live up to and exceed everybody’s boyhood dreams of being a Ninja Turtle. I grew up with it too and I want to see it come to life in the best way possible.”

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Filming has begun on the reboot for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and The Hollywood Reporter spoke with the film’s Raphael, Alan Ritchson, about what the experience has been like so far.

“We are shooting. It’s been an interesting process, this live-action-motion-capture thing. There’s just a lot of technology involved so there’s some kinks to work out. So we’ve had some trial runs, we’ve started shooting some. We’re also in this phase right now that is sort of developmental….We’re learning a lot of the fight choreography. We’ve got these unbelievable stunt trainers that work us every day to the bone. It’s been a great process. We’ll pick back up with principal photography soon.”

When asked how fans will react to the movie, Richson had this reply.
“The frustrating thing for me since I’ve signed on is that you hear that it’s already got a reputation, this movie that hasn’t come out yet. I think people assume they know what it’s going to be about, and those people are wrong. The assumptions, everything you read online is wrong and it’s frustrating because you want to tell everybody how great it is, and you can’t really say why, but it is. It’s so much better than people think and it’s going to look way better than anybody can imagine. I can’t wait for people to see this. I think it’s going to live up to and exceed everybody’s boyhood dreams of being a Ninja Turtle. I grew up with it too and I want to see it come to life in the best way possible.” Directed by Jonathan Liebesman, the film stars Megan Fox in the role of April O’Neil, Alan Ritchson as Raphael, Jeremy Howard as Donatello, Pete Ploszek as Leonardo. Noel Fisher as Michelangelo, and Will Arnett in an unspecified role. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is targeting a June 6, 2014 release.

          
 
 
  

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