Transformers director Michael Bay producing new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Depending on the type of films you like, you’re either happy or cringing about this one. Paramount and Nickelodeon have tapped Michael Bay and his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form to produce a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action film, according to Deadline. Producers will start meeting writers in the next few ….

American Gladiators movie heading to big screen with Patriot Games writer and superheroes

Hollywood continues on its TV mining expedition, this time with the hit cult reality show American Gladiators, according to Variety. Peter Iliff – whose credits include Patriot Games, Varsity Blues and Under Suspicion – has been contracted to adapt a live-action film version of American Gladiators, featuring the antagonistic characters as superheroes. American Gladiators first ….

Open call for martial artists to try out for 25th Anniversary Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film

This casting call went up on, a website setup to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and the live-action adaptation of TMNT that is gearing up for production, shooting for a 2011 release. So if you’re a serious martial artist, and live in the Los Angeles area, this is something ….

American Gladiators jumping to the big screen?

Johnny Ferraro of Flor-Jon Films, the creator of the American Gladiators TV franchise, has announced the development of a motion picture based on the world of American Gladiators, targeted for a 2011 release. The project will be produced by Scott Mednick – who has worked on some high-profile projects, including 300, Superman Returns, 10,000 B.C., ….