March 22, 2013
Alan Ritchson Will Play Raphael In TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES
Deadline reports that Paramount and Jonathan Liebesman have found their first Ninja Turtle. Actor Alan Ritchson has landed the role of Raphael which will involve motion capture techniques that were used in Avatar. Instead of having stuntmen in suits the studio have opted to go with advanced performance capture. Ritchson is best known for playing Aquaman on Smallville but has a supporting role in Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Megan Fox was previously announced as taking the female lead of April O'Neil.