Ninja Turtles reboot casts Splinter

Seinfeld’s Danny Woodburn cast as Splinter in Michael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Splinter in the most recent animated incarnation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Splinter in the most recent animated incarnation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

According to Deadline, Ninja Turtles director Jonathan Liebesman has cast Seinfeld regular Danny Woodburn as Splinter in the Michael Bay-produced live-action/CGI reboot of the toyetic favourite.

Woodburn joins Megan Fox as plucky reporter April O’Neil, Pete Ploszek as Leonardo, Jeremy Howard as Donatello, Alan Ritchson as Raphael, Noel Fisher as Michaelangelo and Will Arnett in a mystery role.

Ninja Turtles is due in cinemas 16 May 2014. Pick up the new animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rise Of The Turtles on DVD for £7.49 from Amazon.co.uk.