Jonathan Liebesman‘s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot may be getting pushed back, even though Paramount just released the film’s first full-length trailer a couple days ago.
According to a source connected with production, the film is being pushed back in order to complete necessary reshoots. The source claims that roughly one-third of the film is being completely reshot and that producer Michael Bay is personally overseeing work on the film – which has taken away valuable time from his work on Transformers: Age of Extinction post-production.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was slated for an August release, but according to our source, the studio is now aiming for a November/December release and will most likely open during the holiday season.
No word if Liebesman, who directed Battle: Los Angeles and Wrath of the Titans, is returning for reshoots, but it seems like this entire production – from concept to script to shooting – has been plagued with issues.
UPDATE: Paramount Pictures has confirmed that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will not move from its August 8, 2014 release date. Michael Bay also announced on Twitter that the film would not be delayed: