The Last Ronin Movie in the Works: New R-Rated ‘TMNT’

The Last Ronin Movie in the Works: New R-Rated ‘TMNT'

The Last Ronin’ Movie in the Works: Following the success of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, which spawned a sequel and animated series, Paramount Pictures is going all in on Turtle Power. According to THR, the company is currently creating a new R-rated, live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film. New R-Rated, Live-Action ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin’ Movie in the Works

The live-action film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin is based on the best-selling IDW comic miniseries of the same name. This will be the franchise’s first R-rated feature picture.

The Last Ronin Movie in the Works

The Last Ronin Movie in the Works:
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The Last Ronin is “Set in a totalitarian future New York City, the comic mini-series tells of the Turtles and master Splinter being assassinated one by one by the nefarious Shredder’s grandson and synthetic ninjas. One Turtle survives, very barely, and vows to wreak bloody revenge. One twist of the book was that it wasn’t evident, for a time, which of the Turtles survived because the survivor held all four weapons.”

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In other words, don’t expect the same naïve teenagers we encountered in Mutant Mayhem.

Tyler Burton Smith, who co-wrote the upcoming R-rated action brawler film Boy Kills World and the 2019 Child’s Play revival, will write the script.

THR also reports that Walter Hamada produces through his 18-hz production firm. Hamada, the former CEO of DC Films, previously worked at New Line, where he managed Warner Bros.’ horror films, including The Conjuring and It series.

From 2020 to 2022, IDW published The Last Ronin, which became a huge success. Kevin Eastman and Tom Waltz wrote the comic miniseries, which is based on an older story by Eastman and co-creator Peter Laird. The artists included Esau and Isaac Escorza, Ben Bishop, and Eastman.

The Ninja Turtles originated in 1984 as a black-and-white independent comic, and -their first live-action version, the family-friendly Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, was released in 1990 by New Line Cinema.

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