TMNT: A Closer Look At 'Oroku Saki'(?) From The New Trailer

So, Eric Sachs (William Fichtner) isn't the Shredder after all? The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer suggests that we'll be getting the original incarnation of the character, Oroku Saki, under all that metal. Thanks to the magic of photoshop you can take a better look at his face after the jump..

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By Mark Cassidy - 6/24/2014

This upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot has rubbed many hardcore fans up the wrong way, for a variety of reasons -- but one of the major ones was the casting of the decidedly non-Japanese William Fichtner as classic Turtles baddie, The Shredder. It appeared that the character was going to be renamed "Eric Sachs", and have a completely different origin to the incarnation we're used to; but now this latest trailer suggests differently. In it we glimpse Fichtner's character speaking to a shadowed individual, telling him he's going to upgrade his armor. Cut to, assumedly, shadowed man in said armor, about to lay the smackdown on Splinter. Well, here's a better look at him:

Handsome fella. So what's going on? It would seem that this man is in fact Oroku Saki, aka the Shredder, and that this Sachs guy is funding him and his Foot Clan in some way. There's no listing of Saki as a character anywhere, so perhaps he'll only play a very small role in the movie and Fichtner will eventually wear the Shredder armor..or, Saki will actually be the real lead villain, and this fact was kept secret. We'll find out soon enough, but what do you guys make of it?
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EXODUZ - 6/24/2014, 4:43 PM
hmm... don't care
Doopie - 6/24/2014, 4:43 PM
looks like a twisted bollock
DatScarletPimPerNeLL - 6/24/2014, 4:55 PM
Mark that You?!
batmanvsuperman - 6/24/2014, 4:55 PM
Cant wait don't bate on the movie u haven't seen it yet like wtf
Blanka1212 - 6/24/2014, 4:58 PM
Don't 'bate? Is that slang for masturbate? Who's 'batin' on movies? Pervs.
batz11 - 6/24/2014, 5:00 PM
Always love when so many lose their shit over pre-movie releaseed stills, set pics or trailers, find out they're wrong...
batz11 - 6/24/2014, 5:01 PM
Doops, is that kinda like a serious case of blue-balls that have taken over his entire body? ;)
VisionaryNPA - 6/24/2014, 5:04 PM
DAGuess - 6/24/2014, 5:11 PM
He may be the original Shredder, and Fitchner the "upgrade".
DreMo707 - 6/24/2014, 5:12 PM
I hear you on that Batz..way too many people went nuts over Eric Sachs character
AbeVigoda - 6/24/2014, 5:15 PM
This movie looks like a real piece of shit
Mothchild - 6/24/2014, 5:16 PM
Looking forward to seeing this with an open mind.
staypuffed - 6/24/2014, 5:20 PM
Not bad.
DeusExSponge - 6/24/2014, 5:21 PM
This is way better than the other trailers!
NovaCorpsFan - 6/24/2014, 5:27 PM
I love saying Oroku Saki in James Avery's Shredder voice. Just sounds so brilliantly imposing.
xfan320 - 6/24/2014, 5:35 PM
This movie is really shaping up to be a pleasant surprise...

I think it's gonna be great! Stop batin!
Melvinwerewolf - 6/24/2014, 5:35 PM
seems like Eric Sachs is too similar a name to Oroku Saki to be a coincidence
ItsATrap - 6/24/2014, 5:40 PM
They'll set the real Shredder up to be the villain for the sequel.
TheRealRemyLebeau - 6/24/2014, 5:40 PM
Hmmm........I care since I'm commenting. ;)
Humperdink - 6/24/2014, 5:42 PM
The new trailer was pretty cool.
It made me laugh and even smile.

The turtles are starting to visually work for me.

I might just get that ticket.
TheRealRemyLebeau - 6/24/2014, 5:43 PM
@batz I hear you. Same thing is kinda going on with AOU Quicksilver. First folks said the first set pics were the end of the movie and that's his final costume and now new set pics debut and the haters don't know how to act lol. Life. ;)
TheAmericanPatriot - 6/24/2014, 5:44 PM
This is bullshit! Everyone knows Oroku Saki is black! Hollywood why you so racist?! (I kid, I kid, but BlackNerd would probably blow a castigat after reading this). .
TheRealRemyLebeau - 6/24/2014, 5:45 PM
Felt the same @humperdink. I was smiling and laughing because the turtles sound like the old turtles. Mikey was funny in the trailer.
rogueshrimp - 6/24/2014, 5:53 PM
I can't believe I just got what "batin" means in the context of this thread...
AssMan - 6/24/2014, 5:54 PM
Eric sachs probably kills Oroku Saki. YOU HEARD IT FIRST FROM DANNYBOSA!!
RobotRooster - 6/24/2014, 5:58 PM
So glad about this.
typicalfanboy - 6/24/2014, 5:59 PM
eric sachs sounds like the american versino of oroku saki. eric is oroku! and not real. because he's ...


i think
chrispunk28 - 6/24/2014, 6:12 PM
not looking forward to this train wreck!
grif - 6/24/2014, 6:14 PM
lol the guys face looks all veiny and shit. he must be krang.
Comedian03 - 6/24/2014, 6:14 PM
"casting of the decidedly non-Japanese William Fichtner

I don't think anyone DECIDED that Fichtner isn't Japanese, he's just, ya know, not.
AssMan - 6/24/2014, 6:16 PM
In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 series the Shredder was actually a ultom, a krang like being. So....
SuperSpiderMan5778 - 6/24/2014, 6:18 PM
it would be awesome if it WAS Mark Dacascos.
seamuskeaneart - 6/24/2014, 6:20 PM
The shredder re-design looks terrible.
DAGuess - 6/24/2014, 6:31 PM
To be fair, the original Shredder did very little actual shredding. So perhaps the additional blades will improve the shred to non-shred ration in this film.
Calder027 - 6/24/2014, 6:39 PM
So I know someone posted this in the past but after seeing this trailer, I feel like either this incarnation of Oruko Saki is a Krang in a human body or both Fitchner and Saki's bodies are Krang vessels... something about shredder's armor just isn't human
KidGoku - 6/24/2014, 6:44 PM
Wait what if we got it backwards. What if Fichtner is the Krang?!
MileHighRonin - 6/24/2014, 6:45 PM
Turtle Power!!! In the words of my sister in laws, hata's gonna hate. It's a kids film, not Avengers or Justice League. Yes bay is producing the film, but who cares? You know it's going to be action packed. Let your inner turtle out and enjoy the ride. I AM GROOT!!!
Koala - 6/24/2014, 6:46 PM
So we're just assuming it's Saki only because he's Asian and has face marks? Wow. Racists.

Inb4 someone takes me srsly.
sinsear912 - 6/24/2014, 6:48 PM
Its krang or a utrom
Inhuman - 6/24/2014, 6:58 PM
TMNT 1 - Shredder and the Foot Clan
TMNT 2 - Shredder, Foot Clan, Bebop and Rocksteady, Leatherhead, Baxter Stockman
TMNT 3 - Shredder, Foot Clan, Krang, Dimension X
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