Model Alessandra Ambrosio Joins 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2'

March 27, 2015
Source: THR

Alessandra Ambrosio

If you saw the reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles last year and thought that it needed more supermodels, then you are in luck. THR reports that Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio is taking a role in the forthcoming sequel from Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes. I can't help but think that this is Michael Bay's doing as one of the producers of the new franchise, especially since the director gave another Victoria's Secret model, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, her big screen debut in Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Megan Fox is already playing April O'Neil, so who is Ambrosio playing?

Ambrosio will be playing a new love interest for Will Arnett, which doesn't seem insanely far-fetched for Arnett in real life, but for his cameraman character Vernon Fenwick, it's a bit of a stretch. Apparently Ambrosio and Arnett were recently photographed kissing at a New York Knicks game a couple days ago, but that was actually for a scene in the movie. Dave Green (Earth to Echo) is directing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 with a script from Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec (Mission: Impossible- Ghost Protocol). Rumors have pegged villains Rocksteady and Beebop as being involved this time, and there have been rumblings of other iconic characters coming into play so stay tuned for more.

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Because we all know how well casting models in a movie worked for the Transformer movies

HarryFiddleSticks on Mar 27, 2015


Pretty damn well? The movie made a billion didnt it? and for being a model I thought Rosie nailed it.

Jon Odishaw on Mar 27, 2015


She's not returning my calls... all 1,200 of them...

Bill on Mar 27, 2015


She hot, but this sounds like a bad move.

DAVIDPD on Mar 27, 2015


I enjoyed it. That's right, I said it. I had low expectations, and decided to redbox it. It was entertaining. Not great, certainly not without some stupid shit, but I dug it. Still, I'll probably redbox the sequel.

grimjob on Mar 27, 2015


I like that they're focusing on the acting this time around.

Nielsen700 on Mar 28, 2015


Irma? Because she was total supermodel material.

Stacey McDonald on Mar 29, 2015


I thought TNMT 2 was going to be terrible....thank God they brought Alessandra Ambrosio it's gonna be great!!

TheOct8pus on Mar 30, 2015

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