‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Getting New 2D Cartoon; CG Show Ending After Next Season

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are getting another rebooted series.

Titled Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the show will be replacing the current 3D cartoon in 2018.

Variety talked to Cyma Zarghami, president, Nickelodeon Group, about the project:

“’Turtles’ has been an incredibly important franchise for us since we reignited it five years ago, and we’re excited for the new series to take the characters in a different direction with more humor, a younger and lighter feel and all-new dimensions to explore.”

The current series will starts its new, and final, season on March 19. The outlet is also reporting that Nickelodeon has ordered 26 episodes of the new series.

What are your thoughts on the TMNT getting a fresh new reboot? Are you looking forward to it? Comment below!

“Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will follow Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo on all-new adventures as they seek to unlock the mystical secrets of New York City. From the tallest skyscraper to the dankest sewer drain, the Turtles will encounter absurd new mutants and battle bizarre creatures all while enjoying their favorite slice of pizza. Tapping into mystic, ninja powers they never knew existed, the four brothers must learn to work together and navigate the perils of the modern age and hidden realms in order to fulfill their destiny to become a team of heroes.

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hits Nickelodeon in 2018.

Aric Sweeny
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