Leonardo Sounds Like A Jackass In New TMNT TV Spot (Low-Res)

A new TV spot for the Michael Bay-produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. The film features Johnny Knoxville, star of MTV's Jackass, as the voice of Leonardo.

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By nailbiter111 - 7/13/2014
The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder’s diabolical plan.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES directed by Jonathan Liebesman ("Wrath of the Titans"), and produced by Michael Bay ("The Rock"). The script was written by Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec, based on characters created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. The cast includes: Megan Fox as April O'Neil, Alan Ritchson as Raphael, Noel Fisher as Michelangelo, Danny Woodburn as Splinter, Jeremy Howard as Donatello, Pete Ploszek as Leonardo, Will Arnett as Vernon and William Fichtner as Shredder. It lands in theaters August 8, 2014.
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DarthSandwich - 7/13/2014, 5:25 AM
What the hell are they doing to Donnie? First they make him look like a complete retard then then they make him talk like one, he's every nerd science cliche rolled into one. Every character trait that the turtles had is amplified by a million because subtlety, what's that? And Megan would it kill you to change expression at least once? Maybe all the botox made it impossible for you to close your mouth completely.
MarkMilton - 7/13/2014, 5:25 AM
Cowabunga
AlexanderLykins - 7/13/2014, 5:27 AM
Yawn.
NeoBaggins - 7/13/2014, 5:30 AM
hurricane kick
supermarioworldE - 7/13/2014, 5:32 AM
The absolute worst choice for Leo possible.
captainireland - 7/13/2014, 5:36 AM
Hmmm...it's too Knoxville. I just picture him when Leo talks. "You will be the warriors that legends are made of." Well, you're based on the warriors that legends are made of. We'll see if you live up to that legend.

http://davecsimpson.wordpress.com/2014/06/25/teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles-trailer-analysis/
RangerStorm44 - 7/13/2014, 5:39 AM
Sweet I wonder if Jeremy Howard is still voicing donnie because at one point he sounds like himself ''allow me to be the badass for once'' then he starts to sound like rob paulsen idk it just seems weird maybe it is the same guy overall I think he sounds great Knoxville sounds ok but it's going to take getting some used to
Doopie - 7/13/2014, 5:40 AM
Not into Knoxville. Why do Hollywood give VO work to conventional stars? It will pull in more people maybe for those who recognise the name but there are so many quality voice actors out there who get overlooked because their name isn't known. Even worse, some times studios get these voice actors in to read then steal the ideas they come up with and get the live action actor to just copy what they did.
MrNiklander - 7/13/2014, 5:40 AM
Seriously at people going nuts for Donatello I mean come on what do you expect of course he is gonna sound and look like a nerd.Name me a nerd in real life who doesn't look like a nerd
RebelVulcan - 7/13/2014, 5:40 AM
Is that the Turtle Van?
DarthSandwich - 7/13/2014, 5:40 AM
captainireland, that's splinter's line...
MrNiklander - 7/13/2014, 5:41 AM
The only downside is Knoxville why change the voice from the guy who made the hard work of bringing Leo to life?
Brainiac13 - 7/13/2014, 5:42 AM
My kids are Looking Forward to this.

DarthSandwich - 7/13/2014, 5:42 AM
MrNiklander. Yeah, every nerd i know has a ton of garbage on him and talks in percentages because you know that's how nerds work. Stop defending this garbage.
wallhead - 7/13/2014, 5:44 AM
lol these big ass turtles. I guess they had to make "mecha" shredder to really give a sense that they are in danger. these guys are flipping over jeeps and shit. it just looks silly when the foot clan try to engage them. who in there right mind would see these big ass humanoid body builder turtles and charge them?? unless they are all coked up on something, none of those guys would ever tryta fight em lol. its ridic lol. in a hilarious way
Doopie - 7/13/2014, 5:45 AM
You're in the wrong place if you want subtlety
Doopie - 7/13/2014, 5:47 AM
1 man versus a giant mutant turtle is kind of ridiculous but a group of guys with machine guns versus 4 turtles with melee weapons isn't so stupid.
wallhead - 7/13/2014, 5:51 AM
subtley? who said they wanted subtley? and what do u mean im in the wrong place lol. when did u see them in a fire fight? they are clearly fighting them h2h. u cant justity the stupidity of these giants.
wallhead - 7/13/2014, 5:53 AM
the whole point of my statement was to show how stupid it was for the foot to engage them up close. cleary from a distance with guns would be a better option. but they didn't show that did they?
DarthSandwich - 7/13/2014, 5:55 AM
Doopie, it sounds like you don't know what subtlety means. And don't use that stupid argument "It's the fricking pizza eating ninja turtles of course it is stupid" that people always use. You know what else is stupid? Superman is stupid and so is every other superhero but that doesn't mean that people can't tell good stories with them without turning them into hulking monstrosities. Original movie was subtle it relied on family dynamic, about them having to face a loss of their father figure and having to grow up. But by your logic subtlety is more explosions and guns.
Doopie - 7/13/2014, 5:55 AM
who said I was talking to you about subtlety? read the first comment.


if you were about to get attacked by a mutant turtle would you just not fight back at all then? several clips have shown the foot using guns.
Doopie - 7/13/2014, 5:57 AM
DarthSandwich

and at what point did I make that argument? how do you know the family dynamic that you loved in the first won't be present here?
mmadadamm - 7/13/2014, 5:58 AM
Knoxville seriously? Michael bay continuously trolling people
wallhead - 7/13/2014, 5:58 AM
im pretty sure in the movie, the foot are the ones who start engaging but I guess we will see.
RangerStorm44 - 7/13/2014, 6:01 AM

@Doopie I don't think he does no one does for that matter lmao it's actually quite hilarious you would think people have been to early screenings already by the way they're writing it off
Doopie - 7/13/2014, 6:04 AM
'you're in the wrong place if you want subtlety' because look at what they have done with the designs....i was actually agreeing with your initial point in the first comment.


DarthSandwich - 7/13/2014, 6:08 AM
Doopie, Because I've watched previous movie that people involved made, none of them good. They will attempt family dynamic and they will fail miserably as they always do. Because that's not what they are after, what they want is to put as much crap on screen combined with shots of Megan's ass to get as many asses in the theater. They don't want to tell a good story, they want to light up brain impulses in average movie goers mind to trick him to think that it's good movie. That's how Transformers makes so much money and why change the formula here when it obviously works? It's gonna be crap and it's gonna make a shit load off money and that's the truth.
diogosanto - 7/13/2014, 6:08 AM
Raph's and Mikey's moments in the tv spot are great, especially Mikey's "My bad, still figuring out the buttons" coupled with the look on his face.
Doopie - 7/13/2014, 6:12 AM
DarthSandwich

By your logic CA: TWS is a piece of garbage then because the Russo's movies before that weren't very good. See I can do the logic argument too.

Film-makers can improve over time. This may not be exactly the same as the old turtles movies, and god knows I love them, but that doesn't mean it's definitely going to be a piece of shit either.
DarthSandwich - 7/13/2014, 6:15 AM
Doopie, Well you didn't add Studio and the the Producer to that. TWS had Kevin Feige and Marvel studio behind it while TMNT has Michael Bay and Platinum Dunes.
Doopie - 7/13/2014, 6:19 AM
What and Marvel never made any mistakes or missteps? You seem to have already written this movie off. Fair enough, just don't go and see it then.
SuperCat - 7/13/2014, 6:22 AM
Gonna make a sh*t load of money.
DEATHbyEXILE - 7/13/2014, 6:23 AM
DarthSandwich - 7/13/2014, 6:25 AM
Doopie, i will see it of course, as soon as it comes online because i want to see if i was right. There's a difference Marvel attempts to make a good movie thought they have failed miserably couple of times and most of their movies are pretty meh but they still try while Platinume Dunes doesn't care if the movie is good as long as it is profitable.

http://www.imdb.com/company/co0071240/

Tell me how many good movies are here?
Doopie - 7/13/2014, 6:41 AM
you didn't add the directors or producers of those films - the company can't be blamed for all.


If you're going to watch this online then you really mustn't care at all as it's gonna be a crappy quality cam-rip. save yourself the hassle and just watch the 90s movie again which by the way was directed by a guy with very little experience in feature film and produced by a bunch of people without much to their names. The list is too long to go into but if they can come out with a half way decent film - and let's not go nuts here the first Turtles is no masterpiece - then what's to say the people making this one can't make something as good?

GetsugaTensho22 - 7/13/2014, 6:46 AM
I have no idea what everybody is complaining about when it comes to Leo's voice.
I know it's Johnny Knoxville, but it seems like he's channeling Jason Biggs ( the former voice actor for Nick's current cartoon). I don't see the problem at all.
blakkvi2012 - 7/13/2014, 6:48 AM
@darthsandwich let it go. You and people like you have this tendency to believe that your bitching actually hold some kind of weight when in reality it's just annoying. You think that by complaining on the Internet every chance you get that it somehow validates you. Stfu. When it comes to the Turtles in this se, I've seen and witness every iteration of the comics adaption and while I love a good portion b of what I saw growing up.. in my age now, I realized a long time ago in was also viewing them through kids eyes. The adaptions were all okay with their own share of flaws. But see, those flaws meant nothing then. I'm able to go watch a movie like Transformers or TMNT or even [frick]in Battleship and enjoy it because I'm not expecting a masterpiece or classic film. I'm expecting to have a fun experience. And while the flaws will always be there (CinemaSins I see you. ..) the fact is, I can walk out without feeling like I wasted money (unlike those who believe lie their asses off talking about leaving mid-movie... no the [frick] you didn't, not at them prices. But I digress. Either way, quite frankly, seeing people bitch about a film BEFORE it comes out is a wasted of time and energy that can be spent doing other shit. Find that other shit to do.
DrunkenNukem - 7/13/2014, 6:50 AM
i miss Jackass...one of the few good things to miss about the old MTV
Cartoon22 - 7/13/2014, 6:56 AM
Fuuuuuuuuuuuu
DocDangerous - 7/13/2014, 7:24 AM
Holy crap, it's the turtle battle wagon!
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