Filmmaker Isaac Elliot-Fisher, who was a cinematographer on the popular Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles documentary, and its upcoming sequel, has revealed the unfortunate news during a interview on the latest episode, #64, of the Turtle Flakes podcast that Nickelodeon hit CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series may end after the shows fifth season, set to debut in 2017. Isaac announces the news at approximately the 57:38 mark in the podcast, which you can listen to below:
Please note, however, that this news is currently unconfirmed by Nickelodeon.
Not much is currently known about the upcoming fifth season of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, however, a few bits of information about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles season five have been revealed:
* Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles season five will have 20 episodes, and will feature story arcs over multiple episodes;
* TMNT season 5 will introduce a brand-new villain named Kavaxas, who will be voiced by Mark Hamill;
* Following the events during the finale of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles season four, Karai will be taking over as the leader of The Foot Clan;
* Tiger Claw will be part of another group;
* Usagi will also debut during this season;
* There will be another crossover episode, similar to "Trans- Dimensional Turtles", featuring Shredder, Bebop and Rocksteady from the 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon series;
* The 1987 version of Shredder in the upcoming crossover episode will be voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson, who voices Shredder and Super Shredder in Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series;
* Leonardo will be carrying around the Katana swords that he carries around in his Dark Leonardo disguise;
* Dracula will feature in a episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles season five titled entitled "Crypt of Dracula".
Sources: The Technodrome Forums members TigerClaw, Cartoon Fanboy, TMNTInsighter; ToonZone Forums members PapaGreg and kanc; Additional source: IMDb.
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