Talks of a brand new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie have officially reached a point of chaos. First, co-creator Kevin Eastman claimed that many meetings had taken place about a new live-action movie. This claim was immediately shot down by writer Steve Murphy, who called it nonsense and untrue, which crushed all of our obvious excitement over the thought of a new live-action flick.
Now comes word from Peter Laird — the other creator behind the TMNT — in an interview with MTV, that in fact they are working on another movie. Laird says:
I have to say that I don’t know why Kevin was talking about something with which he has no involvement. The blurb he put on his website was very inaccurate. He has not been involved with any meetings in Northampton, nor any others related to a new “TMNT” movie, as far as I know. That being said, I can confirm that we have had several meetings with very interested people, and I think we are pretty close to making a deal. As owner of the “TMNT” property, I want to be the first to announce it at a time of my choosing.
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