Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Is a reboot of the popular comic book of the same name. The film is directed Jonathan Liebesman and produced by Michel Bay. The film’s plot retains the origin story of the turtles. This origin involves the turtles gaining their size and strength due to a chemical they interacted with. April O’Neil (Megan Fox) takes on the role of nosy yet intrepid reporter in this reboot and is a friend to the turtles.