Ninja Turtles reboot casts William Fichtner as Shredder?

The Dark Knight’s William Fichtner to play “iconic lead” in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot

William Fichtner in The Dark Knight
William Fichtner in The Dark Knight

According to Deadline, The Dark Knight‘s steely-eyed William Fichtner has been cast in the Michael Bay and Jonathan Liebesman Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot as an “a lead with iconic stature in the Turtles’ mythology.”

Given his demeanour  it’s tough to imagine him anyone would Shredder – the Turtles’ nemesis and leader of the Foot Clan.

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.