Fred Armisen Will Voice Krang In ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’

Actor Fred Armisen arrives at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Fred Armisen (Portlandia) will be joining the cast of the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows as the voice of Krang. The news was announced during a panel at Wondercon, which is taking place this weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Krang is a classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) villain who has appeared in TV shows, TMNT comic book and most of the classic TMNT video games.

Promotion for the film has been increasing with new posters and a TV spot.

The Turtles come into conflict with T.C.R.I. scientist Dr. Baxter Stockman, the Foot Clan and the return of Eric Sacks, Karai, and their enemy, The Shredder, who has hired Stockman to create mutants of his own in the form of Bebop and Rocksteady. Meanwhile, an invasion above New York City is led by the Dimension X inhabitant known as Krang. The Turtles are joined in the fight with Splinter, and their human friends April O’Neil, Vern Fenwick and the vigilante Casey Jones.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows features the voices of Alan Ritchson, Johnny Knoxville, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard and Tony Shalhoub. The movie also stars Megan Fox, Stephen Amell, Will Arnett, Tyler Perry and Brian Tee. It opens in theaters on June 3, 2016.

Chelsea Lewis

Chelsea Lewis

Chelsea Lewis, TV division, joined Heroic Hollywood in 2016. Prior to joining the team at Heroic, she worked for TheCelebrityCafe.com covering everything from music to...

  • Carl

    I’m excited to hear the voice. All I can imagine is the 1990’s cartoon voice.