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’s voice in TMNT: Out Of The Shadows? Portlandia star Fred Armisen. #Wondercon
— Shawn Madden (@smichaelmadden) March 26, 2016
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.