William Fichtner Cast As Shredder For TMNT Movie

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We learned today that the ever important role of Shredder has been cast for the new Ninja Turtles movie. The character will be played by William Fichtner. Is it me or isn’t Oroku Saki Supposed to be Asian? Check out more on this below and share your thoughts after the JUMP!

(Source: enewsi via twitter)

The Huffington Post recently ran an interview with actor William Fichtner (“Armageddon”, “The Longest Yard”, “Elysium”) where he told them that he would be playing the role of lead villain The Shredder/Oroku Saki in Michael Bay’s upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action movie. Fichtner who is clearly not Japanese will be joining a cast that includes Megan Fox, Alan Ritchson, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard and Noel Fisher. The movie is being directed by Jonathan Liebesman and is slated to open in theaters on June 6th 2014.

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