News Bits: Bond, Ninja, Wondering, Wars

Roger Moore In “Spectre”
What if the upcoming “Spectre” were done as a Roger Moore Bond film? A Youtube user has cut together the recent “Spectre” trailer in a way that replaces all of Daniel Craig’s shots with scenes from Moore’s seven film run in the character.

The different film grade and thirty year age gap mean the transitions are hardly seamless, but it’s a fun mash-up nonetheless and one which Moore himself approves it would seem according to his official Twitter:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2
Viacom has confirmed that principal photography has wrapped on the upcoming “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” sequel. The project began shooting back in April in New York City under the helm of Dave Green (“Earth to Echo”) and is scheduled for release in June next year.

Megan Fox (April O’Neil), Will Arnett (Vern Fenwick), William Fichtner (Eric Sacks) and the four actors playing the turtles themselves reprise their roles. Their joined this time by Stephen Amell (Casey Jones), Tyler Perry (Baxter Stockman), Brian Tee (Shredder), supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio (as herself) and Laura Linney. [Source: The Street]

The Wondering
Fox 2000 is closing a deal for the film rights to “The Wonderling,” Mira Bartok’s currently in the works futuristic young adult novel. Stephen Daldry is attached to direct and produce.

The fantasy story follows a half human/half fox who, with a half human/half bird journeys from an orphanage to the city to save music. The project was acquired based only on a partial manuscript. [Source: Variety]

Star Wars: True Detective
With “True Detective” wrapping up its second season, the folks over at “Star Wars Minute” have posted a fun video which reimagines the opening credits of the show’s first season in a “Star Wars” context.