Seth Rogen unveiled the cast of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on March 4 at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards alongside the new turtles.
Micah Abbey, Shamon Brown Jr., Nicolas Cantu and Brady Noon will voice star in the animated feature with Jackie Chan voicing wise rat mentor Splinter. Rogen will star as the villainous Bebop, while John Cena will play Bebop’s pal Rocksteady.
Other stars roped in for the project include Hannibal Buress as Genghis Frog, Rose Byrne as Leatherhead, Ice Cube as Superfly, Natasia Demetriou as Wingnut, Ayo Edebiri as April O’Neil, Giancarlo Esposito as Baxter Stockman, Post Malone as Ray Fillet, Paul Rudd as Mondo Gecko and Maya Rudolph as Cynthia Utrom.
The film picks up as the Turtle brothers seek to win the hearts of New Yorkers by performing heroic acts they hope will get them accepted as normal teenagers. When they take on a mysterious crime syndicate with the help of friend April O’Neil, they find themselves over their heads when a mutant army is unleashed.
Paramount has set a release date of Aug. 4 for Mutant Mayhem. Jeff Rowe, known for The Mitchells vs. the Machines, is directing the animated feature.
Nickelodeon launched the CG-animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 2012 as well as the 2D-animated series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 2019.