Nicklodeon is rebooting its Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series with a classic 2D show coming in 2018, according to Variety. Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is scheduled to debut in the fall of 2018 with a 26-episode first season, executive produced by Andy Suriano and Ant Ward.
“The Turtles is a property that has reinvention in its DNA, which keeps it fresh and relevant to every new generation while satisfying the demand from its adult fans,” said Cyma Zarghami, president, Nickelodeon Group. “Turtles has been an incredibly important franchise for us since we reignited it five years ago, and we’re excited for the new series to take the characters in a different direction with more humor, a younger and lighter feel and all-new dimensions to explore.”
The current CGI TMNT seriess will have one final season, premiering March 19.