Award shows, especially ones like the MTV Movie Awards, are a great place to promote blockbuster tentpoles. The first TV spot for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles aired during the awards show last night, and while a majority of it was the teaser trailer condensed into a 30 spot, it does give us our brief first look at Master Splinter, the Turtle’s master and teacher.
Hit the jump to check the new video out.
The TV spot already has 130,000 plus views, and 750 plus comments since it was uploaded onto IGN’s Youtube site.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles opens August 8
The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April O’Neil (Megan Fox) and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick (Will Arnett) to save the city and unravel Shredder’s diabolical plan. Based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Characters Created by PETER LAIRD and KEVIN EASTMAN with a Screenplay by JOSH APPELBAUM & ANDRÉ NEMEC and EVAN DAUGHERTY, Producer MICHAEL BAY (the blockbuster Transformers franchise) and director JONATHAN LIEBESMAN (Wrath of the Titans) bring Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the popular franchise that has captivated audiences of all ages for decades, into the 21st century.