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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Poster Causes Controversy With 9/11 Imagery

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The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is facing controversy after a poster for the film was tweeted in Australia on Tuesday, with the release date of September 11 — and imagery reminiscent of the 9/11 tragedy.

The Aussie poster features the four ninja turtles jumping off a fiery, exploding skyscraper.

See the offending tweet here.

WATCH: New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer!

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MOVIE TRAILER

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has a new trailer.

This time, we get a closer look at each of the reptile heroes.

WATCH: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles FIRST TRAILER!

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MOVIE TRAILER

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has its first trailer!

The movie, starring Megan Fox as the heroes’ human pal April O’Neil, opens in August.

Megan Fox Re-Teams with Michael Bay for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles After Feud

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The years-long feud between Megan Fox and Transformers director Michael Bay is officially over.

The filmmaker announced on his blog Thursday night that the actress will star in his highly-antipcipcated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot.

“TMNT: we are bringing Megan Fox back into the family!” wrote Bay.

Michael Bay Tells Outraged Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fans to “Chill” and “Relax”

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Michael Bay has responded to outraged Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans after his implication that an upcoming live-action reboot would turn the half-shell heroes into aliens triggered controversy.

It all began when, speaking about the project at a recent Nickelodeon Upfront event, the director-producer casually said, “These turtles are from an alien race, and they’re going to be tough, edgy, funny and completely lovable.”

The Internet promptly melted down, with fans upset about the possibility of the turtles going from earthly “mutants” to extraterrestrial beings.

In Other News…

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In today’s lineup, Demi Lovato talks Joe Jonas, Maggie Gyllenhaal stars in vibrator movie, and there’s a new ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ on the way.

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