Step Into The Light: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 Releases Character Posters

Credit: Paramount Pictures/Nickelodeon Films
Credit: Paramount Pictures/Nickelodeon Films

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is a cautiously anticipated sequel for the 2014 film reboot of the Turtle franchise.

Mainly because the 2014 film was okay. I didn’t hate it, but I didn’t love it either.

TMNT 2 seems to at least be making a better attempt. The trailers that I, and many, have seen seem to feel more like the franchise. The designs for the characters have vastly improved in between movies. It seems to be a better tone for the Turtles.

Like I said, I am cautious anticipating things in regards to the film.

Today, the brand new character posters for the movie were released. They really show how much the Turtles design has improved in between the movies, and I definitely appreciate it. I do like how they still kept the Turtles individual without kind of overburdening the characters look with detailed.

It got brighter and streamlined. It’s a pretty good CGI look.

In the posters, we see the Turtles with New York in the background keeping the city safe. It looks to be set around a particularly pretty sunset (because they’re stepping “out of the shadows”, get it?).

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My favorite part of the poster is how each Turtles stance conveys the character.

Leonardo and Raphael are ready for attack. Yet Leonardo (Pete Ploszek) has a more protector look to him, while Raphael (Alan Ritchson) is much more aggressive in his stance. Donatello (Jeremy Howard) is analyzing in his crouched position. Mikey (Noel Fisher) is just enjoying the view and seems perfectly content at the world.

I have a rule about character posters. I think they should tell someone something about the character. These do a pretty awesome job of showing who these characters are.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows comes out on June 3rd.

Check out the Super Bowl spot below!

Bec Heim