Here’s something I wrote for House of Geekery. Hope you guys like it and follow that site on Twitter @HouseofGeekery.
Michael Bay digging his nails into the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has become a big source of geek contention across the Internet since it was announced. “Ninja Turtles”, as it will be called, would drastically change the origin of the heroes in a half-shell. In this iteration the Turtles would be alien in origin and as a result, nerds the world over cried foul. It was eventually announced that the movie would honor the source material. The damage was still done, though.
Years of remakes, reimagining, reboots and pre-imaginings have left me desensitized to the war currently waging between the fanboys and the evil empire of modern Hollywood. Recently my detachment and boredom led me down an amusing path. That path ended in four amusing words.
Christopher Nolan’s Power Rangers.
It’s a mighty morphin’ idea, no? Here’s my pitch detailing how Hollywood could turn something that took millions…
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