We all know that everyone’s favorite shell-kicking heroes are making their way back to the big screen, and there’s been a lot of mixed reactions. I, for one, am super amped to see a live-action Turtles movie. It looks like director Jonathan Liebesman has got the right tone for the film by blending the dark and the humorous. Below, a bit more of the darker side as we get four new character posters. Check out the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as they get ‘weapons ready.’

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Here’s the synopsis:
[box_light]The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder’s diabolical plan.[/box_light]
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is due out August 6th, 2014. The movie is directed by Jonathan Liebesman and will also star: Alan Ritchson, Danny Woodburn, Jeremy Howard, Megan Fox, Noel Fisher, and Will Arnett.