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The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog reported yesterday that Art Marcum and Matt Holloway, the writers of "Iron Man," have been hired to write the script for the live action "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" film being produced by Michael Bay. I'm just going to say this is a good thing. "Iron Man" is great. I mostly tend to attribute this to the awesomeness of Robert Downey, Jr. and how cool looking all the action sequences are, but someone had to come up with all that cool stuff for Robert Downey, Jr. to do. Now, I don't know for a fact that they came up with all of it, but someone said "and then all the flight attendants ARE ALSO STRIPPERS!" That could very well be these two men, and, if so, they are brilliant. They also wrote "Punisher: War Zone," which I've heard is the best of the Punisher movies. Of course, this is like saying "it was the least painful spleen rupture," but I can't judge. I haven't seen it. Did it have strippers?

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I love the Turtles, and I truly hope this movie is great. I'm looking forward to it, and, based on "Iron Man," I know these writers know how to incorporate pizza into a scrip, so that's a plus. I'm still disappointed that we're getting this instead of a sequel to the cgi animated "TMNT" though, and it's been long enough that I really should have gotten over it by now. But the movie really was that awesome. I loved the original three live action films as a kid, and, on recent viewing, still enjoyed them quite a bit (except for the whole thing with Vanilla Ice in the second one). "TMNT"completely blows them away on almost every level though. It looks pretty great too, and you won't often get much praise from me for non-Pixar cgi animated movies. Basically, I just want others to share in my love for this movie, so check out my favorite scene below.

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Comments (3)

Candace:

While I am excited by the idea of yet another TMNT movie I do have my doubts. The first being Michael Bay - he has done more bad than good. Seriously, Bad Boys anyone?
And I'm getting a little bothered by the constant re-booting of all of the beloved memories of our childhood.

Regarding Vanilla Ice - people loved it back then. But we laugh at it now (and shake our heads in shame) in hopefully the same way that the kids will look at Hannah Montana and that Beiber kid.

I really do have high hopes for this, if nothing perhaps the writing will save it.

Great scene by the way, thanks for sharing!

I love the original movies, I haven't seen TMNT yet, I wasn't too sure when it came out, having one of my favorite movies made all in cgi, but I think I'll check it out.Now after I hear about a live action remake of the Ninja Turtles I am pretty excited, I normally am not excited about remakes because most of the time the suck, but sometimes there really good.

The great thing about TMNT is that it stands completely on its own, but its not really a reboot. Aside from the April O'Neill stuff, it pretty much follows the continuity of the three live action movies.

Also, I was very skeptical about it as well. I didn't watch it until I happened to catch the scene I posted above while flipping channels. When I saw that, I know I had to see the movie from the beginning.