Role of Splinter in Michael Bay’s TMNT movie goes to Danny Woodburn
Another of the major roles in Director Jonathan Liebesman’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ film has been casted. The popular actor from ‘Watchman’ and ‘Seinfeld’ has agreed to take on the project.
Danny Woodburn is probably best known for his recurring role as Kramer’s oftentimes angry friend ‘Mickey’ on “Seinfeld”. Woodburn has had a fantastic career in television however, he can be seen in such series as ‘Charmed’, ‘Bones’, ‘One Tree Hill’, ‘Passions’ and ‘Monk’ to name just a few. Deadline is reporting that Woodbum will portray ‘Master Splinter’ in the new ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ movie. Fans best know Master Splinter as the Turtle’s teacher, savior and spiritual-guide.
Already cast in the film is reporter April O’Neil (Megan Fox), and the four Turtles (Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard and Pete Ploszek). Actor Will Arnett has also signed on to the film, yet his role as not been disclosed at this time.