Nickelodeon is in the midst of reviving many of their classic NickToon properties, and Rugrats is considered by many to be the gold standard. One of the greatest animated series ever made. Now, the show is returning with a new 26-episode series, and live-action/animated CG hybrid movie.
“Rugrats is hands-down one of the most celebrated cartoons in TV history, and we are thrilled for a whole new audience to meet these iconic characters in brand-new adventures,” Interim Nickelodeon President Sarah Levy said in a statement. “What was true in 1991 when the original show premiered is still true today: kids are fascinated with the world of babies. We can’t wait for today’s kids to meet Tommy, Chuckie and pals.”
Nickelodeon has revealed several new details on the upcoming animated reboot, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In addition to the rocking new opening and theme song, seen above, it’s been revealed that Raphael and not Leonardo is the leader of the turtles in this early incarnation.
A release date is not currently set, but the series is expected to have a massive showing at this year’s SDCC, so expect more news, soon.
Yes, you read that right. Nintendo and Nickelodeon have announced that the latest Splatfest for Splatoon 2 is Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles themed, with players duking it out for their favorite Turtle. The special Splatfest will feature the four Ninja Turtles: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael.
The tournament-style Splatfest will see fans vote in three rounds with the first pick starting on April 27th before the tournament takes place on May 4th and 5th, starting with Raph vs. Leo, followed by Mikey vs. Donney on May 11th 12th. The final match between the winners will take place on May 18th 19th. Additionally, new Ninja Turtle themed gear will be available, which you can check out after the jump.
Nickelodeon has released the first official trailer for their newest animated series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which is a return to 2D form for the turtles in a prequel series that sees them learning about their abilities and the mystical underbelly of New York City.
The series stars the voice talent of Omar Miller (Ballers) as Raphael, Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) as Leonardo, Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Donatello, Brandon Mychal Smith (You’re The Worst) as Michelangelo, Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries) as April O’Neil and Eric Bauza (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) as Splinter. WWE Superstar John Cena lends his voice as villain, Baron Draxum, an evil warrior attempting to turn all of humanity into mutants.
The incredible Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series is coming to an end, and with it, beginning in 2018, Nickelodeon plans to launch a new series. The Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will star the band of brothers as they encounter new allies and villains and discover a mystical world they never knew existed beneath the streets of New York City.
The 2D-animated series will star the voice talents of Omar Miller (Ballers) as Raphael, Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) as Leonardo, Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Donatello, Brandon Mychal Smith (You’re The Worst) as Michelangelo, and Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries) as April O’Neil. The series is set to debut in 2018, on Nickelodeon.
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Nickelodeon is resurrecting their classic and fan-favorite wallaby and friends, after Rocko, Heffer, and Filburt, all step out of their home after being stuck in the 90’s for 22 years. The trio step into the new world of technology, superhero movies, and coffee chains, and immediately become addicted, while Rocko isn’t exactly enjoying any of it.
Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling is set to premiere on Nickelodeon in 2018.