NYCC 2012: Sean Astin Talks, ‘Rudy,’ Beards, And Being A Ninja Turtle

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” has kicked off its latest incarnation on Nickelodeon, and to celebrate its return, Sean Astin New York Comic-Con. And he dropped by the MTV Geek booth with Steven Smith!

In this video, learn about some of the regular questions he gets at conventions, performing a live read during New York Comic-Con, attending as a fan, meeting author Terry Pratchett, and locating the Turtle Tunnel. Plus, what’s it like to find out that “Rudy” got an extended name-check in Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom” and what he’s willing to do to work with the creator of “The West Wing.”