Published On: Thu, Apr 2nd, 2015

‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell joins ‘TMNT 2’ as Casey Jones

Stephen Amell has been cast as Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel, joining Megan Fox, Will Arnett in the second new film, this time directed by David Green.

Jones is a fan favorite loner and witty brute who wears a hockey mask while taking up arms against bad guys alongside the turtles.

Michael Bay is producing with Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec penning the script.

Megan Fox Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles photo in rain“Amell tested with a half-dozen actors over the weekend, but it was his chemistry with Fox that led to the studio eventually giving the role to the star of CW’s Arrow. Paramount had no comment on the casting,” noted Variety in breaking the news.

Amell tweeted a photo of the comic book character saying: “Somebody find me a hockey mask!!! ” — @amellywood

Bebop and Rocksteady are rumored to be in the sequel, which starts filming in April. Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio has a role in the film, and shot her scenes with Arnett last week (Details on their kiss at an NBA game etc…click here.)

There are that this film might be called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Half Shell. The remark came via podcast and has not been confirmed, get the details here.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 opens June 3, 2016.

Casey JOnes from TMNT photo tweeted by Stephen Amell

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