We’re used to seeing Stephen Amell kick ass every week as Oliver Queen in ‘Arrow’ on The CW every week. Although for his latest project, he’s trading in his bow and arrows for a hockey stick as he dons the mask of vigilante Casey Jones in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’. And while we have already gotten a few glimpses of the character already in the film’s marketing so far, we finally get to see the warrior with a penchant for athletic paraphernalia properly interact with one of the recently rebooted franchise’s most prominent figures.
In most iterations of TMNT, Jones ends up being a love interest for the no-nonsense reporter April O’Neil. The jury is still out on whether that is the case in the latest version of the story featuring Megan Fox, but the latest clip from the film shows us the first time the two characters meet in this universe. It also shows us that Amell is as proficient with a hockey puck as he is with an arrow. You can check out the meeting below, followed by the synopsis of the film:
The Ninja Turtles come into conflict with T.C.R.I. scientist Dr. Baxter Stockman with the association of the Foot Clan and the return of the Shredder, who has hired Stockman to create mutants of their own in the form of Bebop and Rocksteady and an unknown invasion above New York City. To prevent the end of the world, the turtles and their human friends April O’Neil and Vern Fenwick comes to the aid with vigilante Casey Jones.
What do you think about this version of Casey Jones? Are you excited to see Stephen Amell fight alongside the heroes in a half shell? Let us know in the comments.
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows’ starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Stephen Amell, Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard, William Fitchner, Danny Woodburn, Tyler Perry, Brian Tee, Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly, Gary Anthony Williams, Laura Linney, Johnny Knoxville, Tony Shalhoub, and Fred Armisen hits theaters on June 3, 2016.
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