Update Post: December 9, 2023 8:39 am
Well, that seems like it was fast! Paramount has announced that the latest TMNT animated movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem is now available to watch at home on Digital. The movie was made available today, September 1st!
I thought this was a totally awesome movie that delivered a great Ninja Turtles story in a fresh and new way, but still managed to maintain the spirit of the franchise. The press release for the announcement reads:
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: MUTANT MAYHEM comes to Digital on September 1st
The wildly entertaining and action-packed hit TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: MUTANT MAYHEM will be available to buy or rent on Digital for fans to watch at home starting September 1, 2023 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
Certified Fresh with a 97% critic score* on Rotten Tomatoes® and acclaimed by both audiences and critics alike, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: MUTANT MAYHEM has been called “a vibrant, hilarious adventure” (Tom Jorgensen, IGN), “action-packed, exciting, abnormal, and humorous in equal measure” (Ross Bonaime, Collider) and “the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie we always dreamed of” (Brian Truitt, USA Today).
In the film, “After years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers through heroic acts. Their new friend April O’Neil helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate, but they soon get in over their heads when an army of mutants is unleashed upon them.”
It was also revealed that “Fans who purchase the film on Digital can delve into the making of the movie with over 40 minutes of bonus content! Join the young new voice cast as they explore the ‘teen’ in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, then go behind-the-scenes with the all-star voice cast, including Jackie Chan, Ice Cube, and many more! Explore the film’s unique animation style, plus learn to draw the leader of the Ninja Turtles, Leonardo. Bonus content is detailed below:”
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles- For the first time the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are voiced by actual teenagers! Hear how each Turtle was cast and how having all four boys record together helped create the authentic camaraderie seen on screen.
The Mutant Uprising- Get to know the Turtles’ mutant antagonists, led by the wild and original character Superfly, voiced by Ice Cube.
New York, New York: The Visual World of MUTANT MAYHEM- Take a deep dive into the breakthrough visual style of the film’s characters and environments and how they evolved over time.
Learn to Draw Leo-Try your hand at drawing the Turtle leader with this fun tutorial!
If you haven’t watched Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem yet, you can now enjoy it in the comfort of your own home!