Throughout a press junket interview for the upcoming animated movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, actor and co-writer Seth Rogen revealed that he’s been enamored with the heroes in a half shell for therefore lengthy that he’s bought the battle scars to show it. Extra exactly, Rogen cracked his dome open enjoying with nunchucks like Michelangelo, as many people have.
TMNT: Mutant Mayhem follows youthful variations of the turtle quartet as they attempt to achieve recognition amongst their fellow New Yorkers by placing a cease to the villainous Superfly’s crime wave. The animated movie features a star-studded forged of Hollywood actors in supporting roles together with Rogen as Bebop, Ice Dice as Superfly, John Cena as Rocksteady, and action-movie legend Jackie Chan as Grasp Splinter, to call just a few.
Talking with Empire Journal, Rogen revealed that his fanboy-related TMNT harm got here quickly after his father gifted him his pair of nunchucks.
“A part of the rationale I did karate was due to the Ninja Turtles,” Rogen mentioned. “Me and [co-writer Evan Goldberg] each did karate collectively. My dad bought me nunchucks that I cracked my head open with, as a result of I used to be obsessive about the Ninja Turtles, and Michelangelo particularly.”
Goldberg added to Rogen’s painful recountings of his ninja fake pas, divulging that it was greater than Rogen’s head that the comedy actor broke when displaying his nunchuck abilities, saying “Seth had simply bought these nunchucks. He was like, ‘Yo, test this out, I need to present you this superior transfer,’ and simply instantly shattered an enormous chandelier from his mother and father’ home right into a billion items. It took us, like, 5 hours to wash. On a sitcom, you’d be like, ‘That is too broad.’”
“It was instantaneous,” Rogen added. “It was as if what I used to be attempting to indicate him was my capability to destroy a lamp.”
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Looking back, it’s in all probability finest that Rogen fancied Mikey as an alternative of Leonardo or Raphael. One may solely think about the form of bodily and property injury a child may do if left unattended in a home with twin katana or two sais.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem hits theaters on August 2.