Ice Cube and Post Malone join cast of Seth Rogens Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem movie.
Post Malone will be playing Ray Fillet, a mutant manta ray that sometimes allies with the Ninja Turtles. For the Hollywoods Bleeding artist, its his latest foray into acting as hed had a handful of minor roles and cameos in films in recent years. The cast will also include Hannibal Buress as Genghis Frog, Rose Byrne as Leatherhead, Natasia Demetriou as Wingnut, Ayo Edebiri as April ONeil, Giancarlo Esposito as Baxter Stockman, Paul Rudd as Mondo Geckoand Maya Rudolph as Cynthia Utrom. The films trailer hit the internet this week and is soundtracked by A Tribe Called Quests Can I Kick It? According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie follows the Turtle brothers as they engage in teenage antics and heroic acts before teaming up with reporter April ONeil to take on a crime syndicate only to end up unleashing a mutant army. Created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman, Ninja Turtles began as an underground comic in 1984 before becoming an animated series. It was adapted into trilogy of live action films starting in 1990. Ice Cube and Post aren't the first rappers to get involved with the franchise, 1991's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze had a memorable dance sequence featuring Vanilla Ice. The live action series was rebooted in 2014 with a sequel in 2016. There was also an animated film in 2007, simply titled TMNT. Mutant Mayhem is set to hit theaters on Aug. 4. See 7 Movie Roles That Rappers Turned Down Filed Under