• Petitioned Michael Bay, Jonathan Liebesman, Platinum Dunes

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Michael Bay, Jonathan Liebesman, Platinum Dunes

Keep the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles terrestrial!

    1. John Thrall
    2. Petition by

      John Thrall

Michael Bay recently announced his plans for a new live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film to be released in 2013. During a recent upfront for Nickelodeon, Bay said, "these turtles are from an alien race and they are going to be tough, edgy, funny and completely lovable." While TMNT fans welcome a tough, edgy, funny and completely lovable quartet of ninja turtles, turning our beloved mutants into visitors from an alien race is absurd. Obvious problems aside -- they are called the Teenage MUTANT Ninja Turtles, after all -- altering the turtle mythos is not only a disservice to life-long fans, but a disservice to a new generation of fans who will get a cash-grab version of the green foursome. If Bay moves forward with his "alien" plans, he will be tampering with the histories of some of our most cherished characters.

Sign this petition to let Michael Bay know there is only one way we like our turtles -- Teenage MUTANT Ninja Turtles. Mr. Bay, keep the Turtles terrestrial or keep us out of theaters.

Brandon Blackwell
Life-long Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Fan

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 250 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Krystle Hilman PORTLAND, OR
      • over 2 years ago

      Because I want my nieces and nephews to know the Turtles I grew up with, not the aliens for Bay's delusional fantasy.

    • Krissy Festing HUNTSVILLE, CANADA
      • over 2 years ago

      Teenage MUTANT Ninja Turtles. 'Nuff said.

    • Eric Clugy HOUSTON, TX
      • over 2 years ago

      Bay sucks, he makes garbage like Transformers. The last good movie of his is The Rock . I don't want him ruining the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

    • mercedes m LOS ANGELES, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      Because they are teenage MUTANT ninja turtles. If Bay takes away just the aspect of mutant he is doing away with the whole concept. Being alien makes them neither teenage, ninja, or turtles. ALL THOSE THINGS COME FROM EARTH. An alien race wouldnt have anything even slightly similiar to ours. Also where the hell does splinter fit in? And April isnt the type of character that any slutty looking hot chick can play...basically this isnt a slight change & its ultimately gonna ruin the whole franchise and cost more than its worth. STOP FUCKING UP GREAT MOVIES/CHILDHOOD CARTOONS. If youre really that great make up your own film to go destroy. Not something millions of people love.

    • jessie m SUNNYSIDE, WA
      • over 2 years ago

      don't fuck with something as beloved as the ninja turtles.


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