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Discover New Turtle Powers in Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles This November

2018-11-22 11:07 1218

Omar Miller, Ben Schwartz, Josh Brener, Brandon Mychal Smith and Kat Graham star as the series' iconic characters. John Cena, Lena Headey and Rob Paulsen among guest stars lending voices to original villains

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon Asia invites fans to celebrate the latest incarnation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The all-new animation series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles follows 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 series is currently on air. Catch new episodes every Friday at 4.30pm (WIB) on Nickelodeon in Asia. Users in Indonesia can also watch it first on Nickelodeon Play app (Indonesia) as episodes will launch ahead of the on-air telecast. Download the app at Apple iTunes store and Google Play store.

Watch the screener for the launch episode HERE 
Characters and Voice Cast Images are available HERE (Credit: Nickelodeon)

 

Key art for Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Key art for Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Co-produced by Andy Suriano and Ant Ward, the action-comedy follows the Turtles on all-new adventures as they master new powers, encounter absurd mutants and battle bizarre villains, each with their own motivations. From the tallest skyscraper to the dankest sewer drain, the brothers learn to work together and navigate the perils of New York City and the hidden realms beneath the streets in order to fulfill their destiny to become a team of heroes.

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles stars the voice talent of Omar Miller (Ballers) as Raphael, a jagged-shelled snapping turtle; Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) as Leonardo, a red-eared slider turtle; Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Donatello, a soft-shell turtle; Brandon Mychal Smith (You're The Worst) as Michelangelo, a box turtle; Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries) as April O'Neil, a street savvy native New Yorker; Eric Bauza (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) as Splinter, father figure and sensei to the Turtles; and WWE Superstar John Cena as the villainous, Baron Draxum.

The line-up of guest stars voicing these new mutants and bizarre villains includes: Lena Headey (Game of Thrones) as Big Mama, a gigantic spider mutant; John Michael Higgins (Pitch Perfect) as Warren Stone, a former news anchor turned mutant earthworm; Tom Kenny as Albearto, a singing, birthday-loving rampaging robot; Sam Richardson and Tim Simons as gargoyles who are never far from their master; John Rotten Lydon as Meat Sweats, a power-hungry mutant pig; Rhys Darby (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle) as Hypno-Potamus, a mutant magician/hippo; and Jorge Gutierrez as Ghostbear, a human pro-wrestler champion. In addition, Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche reunite behind the mic as Foot Lieutenant and Foot Brute.

Fans can check out the online game, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: City Showdown, and help Raph, Donnie, Leo, and Mikey fight off the bad guys and protect Manhattan. Visit the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles page on Nick-Asia.com and Facebook for more information and follow @TMNT everywhere else.

About Nickelodeon International:

Nickelodeon, now in its 39th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family, with 1.2 billion cumulative subscriptions in more than 500 million households across 170+ countries and territories, via more than 100+ locally programmed channels and branded blocks. Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information about Nickelodeon in Asia, visit www.nick-asia.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. 

Press Contacts:

Eunice Nicole Lim 
Manager, Communications, Southeast Asia
Viacom International Media Networks Asia 
t: (65) 6420 7298  m: (65) 8102 1005
e: eunice.lim@vimnmix.com

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