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Michael Bay Explains That ‘TMNT’ Script, Wants You to Blame Paramount

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Wikimedia

By now you've read about the terrible 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' draft that hit the web a few weeks ago. You know, the one where the turtles are from "Dimension X" and Casey Jones is an 18-year-old dating a CBS-interning April O'Neil. So bad were the reviews of this script that the entirety of the internet agreed it was a good thing that Paramount postponed the project indefinitely. But now one of the film's producers, an outspoken fellow named Michael Bay, wants you to know where exactly to lay the blame.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Director To Helm Michael Bay’s ‘Black Sails’ For Starz

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Orion / Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

When you think of all the expertly-directed period naval battles we saw on TV this past year, all...one...of them, one specific example comes to mind: 'Game of Thrones' season 2 episode "Blackwater!" Seen as one of the best battle sequences ever put on TV, the episodes direction seems to have caught the attention of Starz and Michael Bay, who've hired the man behind the camera to direct their new 'Treasure Island' prequel 'Black Sails!'

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TNT Orders New Michael Bay Pilot ‘The Last Ship’

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images / TNT

Don't feel too bad for poor Michael Bay on the loss of momentum with the critically debated 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' reboot, filed down to 'Ninja Turtles.'  Not only does the acclaimed, yet oft-maligned director still have 'Transformers 4' (and God-willing, 'Bad Boys 3') to fall back on, but now Michael Bay has picked up yet another TV project.  So, what's it about, and how likely are we to see it?

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‘Transformers 4′ Will Have New Cast, Might Go to Space

Transformers 3
Paramount

This week director Michael Bay hit up the new 'Transformers' ride and set-up at Universal Studios Hollywood, and took time out to discuss a little movie called 'Transformers 4.' So what can we expect from the next installment of the franchise?

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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Shut Down: Paramount Halts Production on Reboot

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New Line Cinema

Paramount Pictures has "indefinitely" shut down production on the controversial planned reboot of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' that Michael Bay was producing. What happened?

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‘Transformers 4′ To Include All New Cast, Redesigned Robots

Transformers 4
Paramount Pictures

Back right before 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' came out, director Michael Bay said several times that he wasn't going to touch the Autobots or the Decepticons ever again once the trilogy was completed. Well, the trilogy is done and here we are on the heels of yet another Michael Bay 'Transformers' movie. But that's not the big news.

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‘Transformers 3′ Extra Receives $18.5 Million from Injury Lawsuit

Transformers 3
Paramount

An extra from Michael Bay's 'Transformers 3' received a dizzying $18.5 million dollars to compensate for the injuries she sustained on set.

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Michael Bay Launching Pirate TV Series ‘Black Sails’

Michael Bay Starz Black Sails
Ethan Miller, Getty Images / Starz

Thank goodness Michael Bay's next project still takes place in the age of gunpowder, otherwise the director's first TV foray would be dreadfully devoid of explosions.  But if Michael Bay really is to take to TV for a new Starz series, what classic story might the upcoming 'Black Sails' draw its inspiration from, how will it manage to incorporate giant robots?

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Kid Cudi the First Cast in ‘Ninja Turtles’ Reboot?

Universal Motown Records
Universal Motown Records

We all know the controversy surrounding the 'Ninja Turtles' reboot being produced by Michael Bay. Bay himself has said they're expanding the origin of the Ninja Turtles and went so far as to say they were an "alien race" which caused millions of sewer dwelling pizza eaters to throw their pepperoni up in the air and cry foul. Now a new player has been added to the mix.

Will fans joyously yell "Cowabunga!" or finally give up on the franchise entirely?

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Michael Bay Gets His Hands On The ‘Halloween’ Sequel

Dimension Films
Dimension Films

There's been many horror franchises that have been remade in the past decade, one of those being the 'Halloween' series. They may be moving forward with a sequel but it's not with the production company you're thinking.

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