The unveiling of the first trailer signals the arrival of the spinoff series Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series expanding the TMNT universe. This eagerly anticipated series brings back the beloved Heroes in a Half-Shell in a fresh storyline set to debut on Paramount+. Following the successful reboot of the TMNT franchise with the 2023 feature film “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem,” fans can now look forward to both a sequel and a Paramount+ series.
Set between the events of the first film and its upcoming sequel, “Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” promises to delve deeper into the TMNT universe with its unique narrative. Departing from the cinematic CGI style, the series opts for a more traditional 2D art style, offering a nostalgic touch for fans. Scheduled for a summer 2024 release on Paramount+, the series is poised to captivate audiences with its blend of action, humor, and classic TMNT charm.
Nickelodeon Expands Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe with New Series
Nickelodeon chief Brian Robbins expressed enthusiasm for the enduring legacy of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as the network announced a new series. Robbins stated, “In the nearly 40 years since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles launched into the zeitgeist, it has entertained generations of fans and only continues to grow.” He highlighted the partnership with Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg at Point Grey, and Jeff Rowe, noting their innovative approach to humor and storytelling across various platforms.
Although details about Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series are scarce, a teaser description hints at the introduction of new threats and the return of old allies from the movies. However, specific details regarding these threats and allies remain undisclosed. Nonetheless, the series presents an opportunity to delve deeper into the world of Mutant Mayhem, offering a broader exploration than the movies did, setting the stage for an anticipated sequel.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series: City Chronicles
Fresh off the heels of the popular “Mutant Mayhem,” the upcoming series “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: City Chronicles” follows the journey of its young heroes as they navigate the challenges of high school life while confronting dangerous adversaries on the gritty streets of New York City. The press release confirms the return of actors Nicolas Cantu, Brady Noon, Micah Abbey, and Shamon Brown Jr., who will reprise their roles as Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michaelangelo, respectively. Additionally, Emmy and Golden Globes award-winning actor Ayo Edebiri will once again portray the beloved character April O’Neil.
Returning Cast and Notable Production Team
Produced by Nickelodeon Animation in collaboration with Seth Rogan’s Point Grey Pictures, the series boasts an impressive production team. Chris Yost, known for his work on “The Mandalorian” and “Thor: Ragnarok,” will serve as an executive producer. Joining him is Alan Wan, director of Netflix’s “Blue Eye Samurai” and a familiar face from his previous role as a director for the “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” series, as well as his contributions as a storyboard artist for the 2012 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series Return with Original Voice Cast
In this revival, each of the titular Turtles will have their moment to shine as they embark on individual adventures. Paramount+ has unveiled an official description, teasing fans with the promise of seeing the Heroes in a Half-Shell “challenged like never before.” As Leo, Raph, Donnie, and Mikey venture out on their own for the first time, they face new threats and reunite with familiar allies. It’s a journey of self-discovery as the Turtles navigate the world without their brothers by their side, revealing who they truly are in the face of adversity.