It was recently confirmed that veteran actor William Fichtner will be playing the primary antagonist Shredder in Michael Bay’s forthcoming reboot of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie franchise. Now, Fichtner himself has started to reveal a few choice bits of information about the role he’s going to play and just how far along the project has come.
“I actually play a guy named Eric Sachs in the movie,” reveals Fichtner. “And then he goes through a few stages in his existence…”
Based on that statement, we can guess that the Shredder will be a little bit Westernized, especially since “Eric Sachs” sounds suspiciously similar to the comic book and cartoon version’s real name, Oroku Saki. As for how far along the project is doing:
“Turtles is coming together very, very cool,” continues Fichtner. “There is a whole interesting dynamic that happens in the world of the Turtles and all I can really say about it at this point is that it’s not like anything that I remember about the Turtles before.”
Via: Screen Rant