Paramount+ (try it free now) today announced the release dates for animated feature film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem and the sequel Good Burger 2.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem willbe available to stream on Paramount+ beginning Tuesday, September 19, in the U.S. and Canada. The film’s availability in additional international Paramount+ markets will be announced at a later date.
After years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers through heroic acts. Their new friend, April O’Neil, helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate, but they soon get in over their heads when an army of mutants is unleashed upon them.
The film has earned over $162 million in worldwide box office gross to-date, and with a 96% Fresh Rotten Tomatoes critics’ score, is the best-reviewed animated wide release this year.
Presented by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem stars Micah Abbey, Shamon Brown Jr., Nicolas Cantu, Brady Noon, Jackie Chan, Ice Cube, and many more.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, a Point Grey Production, was directed by Jeff Rowe and co-directed by Kyler Spears, with a story by Brendan O’Brien and Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg & Jeff Rowe, and screenplay by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg & Jeff Rowe and Dan Hernandez & Benji Samit.
Based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman, the film was produced by Seth Rogen, p.g.a., Evan Goldberg, p.g.a. and James Weaver, p.g.a., and is executive produced by Ramsay McBean and Josh Fagen.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem is rated PG for sequences of violence and action, language and impolite material.
The upcoming Paramount+ series from Nickelodeon Animation and Point Grey Pictures, Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, is a 2D animated series based off of Mutant Mayhem. Reprising their roles from the film for the series are Micah Abbey, Shamon Brown Jr., Nicolas Cantu and Brady Noon as the four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
In the series, the Turtles will be challenged like never before as Leo, Raph, Donnie and Mikey each go it alone for the first time. Faced with new threats and teaming up with old allies, the Turtles will discover who they really are when they don’t have their brothers at their sides.
Paramount+ also revealed the official key art and premiere date for Good Burger 2, the new original movie sequel to the iconic ’90s feature film based on the sketch from the Nickelodeon comedy series All That.
The film sequel follows Dexter Reed (Kenan Thompson) and original cashier Ed (Kel Mitchell), as they reunite in the present day at fast-food restaurant Good Burger with a hilarious new group of employees.
Produced by Nickelodeon Studios, Good Burger 2 is set to premiere in time for the holidays on Wednesday, November 22, exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S and Canada, on Thursday, November 23, 2023 on Paramount+ in the UK and Australia. The film will also be available in additional Paramount+ international markets shortly after.
In addition to Thompson and Mitchell, Good Burger 2 stars Lil Rel Howery (Get Out) as Cecil McNevin, Jillian Bell (Murder Mystery 2) as Katt Boswell, Kamaia Fairburn (Blockbuster) as Mia, Alex R. Hibbert (The Chi) as Ed2, Fabrizio Guido (Perry Mason) as Mr. Jensen, Elizabeth Hinkler (The Good Doctor) and Emily Hinkler (The Good Doctor) as Cindy and Mindy and Anabel Graetz (Free Guy) as Ruth.
The film will also feature surprise celebrity cameos as well as original Good Burger cast members who are reprising their roles: Josh Server as Fizz, Lori Beth Denberg as Connie Muldoon and Carmen Electra as Roxanne.
The original ‘90s sketch first aired on All That in 1994 and was centered around fast-food restaurant Good Burger and its clueless cashier Ed, played by Mitchell from Seasons 1–5. The feature film Good Burger was released worldwide on July 25, 1997, by Paramount Pictures.
Later, in the All That revival series in 2019, Mitchell returned to guest star as Ed, who has been working at Good Burger for 20 years as manager of the trainees.
Good Burger 2 is produced by Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. It was penned by Kevin Kopelow & Heath Seifert (All That, Good Burger), who also serve as executive producers.
Johnny Ryan Jr., of Artists for Artists, also serves as an executive producer. Phil Traill (The Middle, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Single Drunk Female) directs and serves as executive producer. James III (Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan, All That) also has been engaged as a writer.
Production of the movie for Nickelodeon Studios is overseen by Shauna Phelan and Zack Olin, Co-Heads of Nickelodeon & Awesomeness Live-Action. Brittany Cope and Omar Camacho serve as Nickelodeon’s Executives in Charge of Production.