Michael Bay’s ‘Ninja Turtles’ Reboot Casts Megan Fox As April O’Neil

Ladies and gentlemen, meet your new April O’Neil: Ms. Megan Fox.

That’s right — the “Transformers” team of Fox and Michael Bay are reunited at last, despite a very public and very ugly falling out ahead of the third installment in the series, “Dark of the Moon.” The pair has been repaired, however, as Bay confirmed on his own blog that Fox is locked in for his “Ninja Turtles” reboot, to be directed by Jonathan Liebesman.

“TMNT: we are bringing Megan Fox back into the family,” was all he wrote.

According to Variety, Fox won the role of April over a serious group of contenders including Anna Kendrick, Jane Levy and Elizabeth Olsen. With Fox set for the reboot, the search is now underway for actors to play the Turtles themselves, roles that will lean heavily on motion-capture, according to reports.

And let the angry backlash begin in five, four, three…

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