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Will Arnett Tapped to Join Lead Cast of 'Ninja Turtles'

April 3, 2013 (8:42 am) GMT
The 'Arrested Development' actor will join Alan Ritchson, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard, Noel Fisher and Megan Fox in the cast ensemble.

"Ninja Turtles" has added another star to its cast ensemble. "" star is confirmed to play one of the lead characters in the new big-screen adaptation of the beloved cartoon heroes to be produced by Michael Bay and directed by Jonathan Liebesman.

The role the "" actor is playing is still kept under wraps. The only vacant spots left to portray lead characters are the turtles' sensei rat Splinter, their human friend Casey, and the villainous and masked Shredder. Words have just got out that the 42-year-old hunk won't be Casey.

Alan Ritchson, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard and Noel Fisher have been set to bring the four anthropomorphic turtles to life as Raphael, Leonardo, Donatello and Michelangelo respectively. will be the foursome's friend, April O'Neil.

The movie will use the script written by Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec (""). It is planned to hit theaters across the country on June 6, 2014.

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